UNITED STATES ARMY
 


 
3rd INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, 1st ARMORED DIVISION
 INITIAL UEx ORGANIZATION    2006-14

Notes
 

As originally conceived the US Army's infantry brigade combat team (IBCT) was built around two infantry battalions, each with a headquarters company, three rifle companies (A, B and C) and a combat support (heavy weapons) company (D). Guidons for these companies were of the standard, traditional pattern for the Infantry branch. Military intelligence, signal and combat engineer companies were grouped in a brigade special troops battalion (BSTB). The headquarters company of the BSTB used a branch immaterial guidon and the other three companies had branch-oriented guidons. The cavalry squadron and the field artillery battalion had guidons of the standard branch pattern. Note that the 4-1 FA had only three battery elements. Instead of the traditional organization (HQ battery, three firing batteries, service battery) FA battalions were reconfigured with an HQ battery and two firing batteries. Each firing battery had eight howitzers in two four-gun platoons, for a battalion total of sixteen guns. The functions of the service battery were assumed by the forward support company of the BSB dedicated to the FA battalion (Company G). The headquarters company and forward support companies of the brigade support battalion (BSB) had buff guidons with scarlet letters and numerals but no branch insignia; the other three companies had branch-oriented guidons.

The 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team ("Bulldogs") of the 1st Armored Division had an organizational flag and guidon of the pattern for infantry brigades of divisions, despite its assignment to an armored division. The brigade was inactivated in 2014.
 



 

THIRD INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM    "BULLDOGS"

 

HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 3rd INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM

 

1st BATTALION, 41st INFANTRY
 

 

2nd BATTALION, 5th INFANTRY
 


1st SQUADRON, 13th CAVALRY (RSTA)
 


4th BATTALION, 1st FIELD ARTILLERY (105mm T)
 

 

 

 

 


 


3rd BRIGADE SPECIAL TROOPS BATTALION
 


125th BRIGADE SUPPORT BATTALION
 



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