UNITED STATES ARMY
 


 
1st STRYKER BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, 1st ARMORED DIVISION (UEx)
Unit Guidons
 

The US Army's Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) is founded on the Stryker family of wheeled armored vehicles. The SBCT was designed before the advent of UEx and until recently it differed from the infantry and armored BCTs in several particulars. However, the ongoing development of the UEx modular combat brigade concept is eliminating these differences. The SBCT's brigade support battalion (BSB) has been reorganized and augmented with sufficient personnel and equipment to form forward support companies, while the brigade troops battalion has been replaced by a brigade engineer battalion (BEB). This engineer battalion has a headquarters company, two combat engineer companies plus the formerly separate signal and military intelligence companies. See here for the original configuration of the SBCT.

Guidons for companies of the Stryker infantry battalions are of the standard pattern for the Infantry branch. The cavalry squadron and the field artillery battalion also have branch-pattern guidons. The guidon of  the HHC is of the standard pattern for headquarters companies of divisions. Companies of the BEB have branch-oriented guidons. The headquarters company and forward support companies of the (BSB) have buff guidons with scarlet letters and numerals but no branch insignia; the other three companies have branch-oriented guidons. Cavalry units organized as CABs use the titles "battalion" and "company," while those organized as reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition (RSTA) units use the titles "squadron" and "troop."

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team ("Ready First") of the 1st Armored Division has an organizational flag and guidon of the standard pattern for brigades organic to armored divisions.

Brigade Antiarmor Company: When the SBCT was reorganized to conform to the UEX standard, the antiarmor company was placed in the brigade engineer battalion. It has now been moved to the cavalry squadron as Troop D (Antiarmor).

Credit: My thanks to Dave Fowler, who kindly supplied much of the information necessary to create this page.
 



 

HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1st STRYKER BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM


4th BATTALION, 17th INFANTRY
 


1st BATTALION, 36th INFANTRY
 


3rd BATTALION, 41st INFANTRY
 


6th SQUADRON, 1st CAVALRY (RSTA)
 


2nd BATTALION, 3rd FIELD ARTILLERY (155mm T)
 


16th BRIGADE ENGINEER BATTALION
 


501st BRIGADE SUPPORT BATTALION
 



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