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Official 3/1 IBCT Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/31IBCT
 
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For further information see ''The Brigade, A History'' by John J. McGrath from the Combat Studies Institute Press, [[Fort Leavenworth]], [[Kansas]].
 
For further information see ''The Brigade, A History'' by John J. McGrath from the Combat Studies Institute Press, [[Fort Leavenworth]], [[Kansas]].
 
 
 
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Revision as of 16:51, 26 October 2013

3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
1st US Infantry Division.svg
1st Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia
Active 1963 – present
Country United States
Branch U.S. Army
Type Infantry
Size Brigade
Garrison/HQ Fort Knox
Nickname(s) The Duke Brigade
Commanders
Current
commander
COL Bill Ostlund
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia 1 Infantry Division DUI.PNG


The 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team is an infantry brigade based at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The brigade is a subordinate unit of 1st Infantry Division.

The brigade was redesignated, re-organized & re-stationed several times:

  • Headquarters Troop, 1ID (1917–1921)
  • Headquarters & Military Police Company, 1ID (1921–1942)
  • Headquarters Company, 1ID (1942–1960)
  • Disbanded 1960
  • Reconstituted in 1963
  • Fort Riley 1963–65
  • Vietnam 1965–1970
  • As 1st Infantry Division (Forward) 1975–1991
  • Kuwait 1990–1991
  • Germany 1975–2005
  • Fort Hood 2007–2009
  • Fort Knox 2009 – present

Organization

The unit is composed of:

Official 3/1 IBCT Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/31IBCT For further information see The Brigade, A History by John J. McGrath from the Combat Studies Institute Press, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.