Invasion of Iraq (2003) order of battle

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Routes and major battles fought by invasion force and afterwards

This is the order of battle for Invasion of Iraq in the Iraq War between Coalition Forces[1] and Iraqi Regular Forces supported by Fedayeen Saddam irregulars and others between March 19 and May 1, 2003.

CFLCC OIF 2.JPG Coalition Forces Land Component Command[edit]

Lieutenant General David D. McKiernan, Commanding. Source:[2]

IMEFlogo.jpg I Marine Expeditionary Force (LtGen Conway)[edit]

1st MARDIV 2 insignia.png1st Marine Division (Rein)
1st Marine Regiment
3rd BN, 1st Marine Regiment
1st BN, 4th Marine Regiment
2nd BN, 23rd Marine Regiment
2nd Light Armored Recon Battalion
5th Marine Regiment
1st BN, 5th Marine Regiment
2nd BN, 5th Marine Regiment
3rd BN, 5th Marine Regiment
2nd Tank Battalion
1st Light Armored Recon Battalion
7th Marine Regiment
1st BN, 7th Marine Regiment
3rd BN, 7th Marine Regiment
3rd BN, 4th Marine Regiment
1st Tank Battalion
3rd Light Armored Recon Battalion
11th Marine Regiment
1st BN, 11th Marine Regiment (155T)
2nd BN, 11th Marine Regiment (155T)
3rd BN, 11th Marine Regiment (155T)
5th BN, 11th Marine Regiment (155T)
3rd BN, 27th Field Artillery Regiment (MLRS)
1st Reconnaissance Battalion
2nd MEB insignia (transparent background) 01.png2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (TF Tarawa) (BGen Natonski)
2nd Marine Regiment
1st BN, 2nd Marine Regiment
3rd BN, 2nd Marine Regiment
2nd BN, 8th Marine Regiment
1st BN, 10th Marine Regiment (155T)
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (SOC)
2nd BN, 1st Marine Regiment
S Btry, 5-11 Marine Regiment (155T)
24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
2nd BN, 2nd Marine Regiment
F Btry, 2-10 Marine Regiment (155T)
1ukdiv.svg1st (UK) Armoured Division
7th Armoured.svg 7th Armoured Brigade
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Armor)
2nd Royal Tank Regiment (Armor)
1st BN, The Black Watch (Mech)
1st BN, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (Mech)
3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (155SP)
16th Air Assault.svg 16 Air Assault Brigade
1st BN, The Parachute Regiment
3rd BN, The Parachute Regiment
1st BN, The Royal Irish Regiment (Air Aslt)
7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (105T)
3 Commando.svg 3 Commando Brigade
40 Commando
42 Commando
29th Commando Regiment Royal Artillery (105T)

V Corps.svg V Corps (LTG Wallace)[edit]

3 Infantry Div Patch.svg 3rd Infantry Division(Mech)
1st Brigade
2nd BN, 7th Infantry Regiment (Mech)
3rd BN, 7th Infantry Regiment (Mech)
3rd BN, 69th Armor Regiment
1st BN, 41st Field Artillery Regiment (155SP)
2nd Brigade
3rd SQN, 7th Cavalry Regiment (Mech)
3rd BN, 15th Infantry Regiment (Mech)
1st BN, 64th Armor Regiment
4th BN, 64th Armor Regiment
1st BN, 9th Field Artillery Regiment (155SP)
3rd Brigade
1st BN, 15th Infantry Regiment (Mech)
1st BN, 30th Infantry Regiment (Mech)
2nd BN, 69th Armor Regiment
1st BN, 10th Field Artillery Regiment (155SP)
US 101st Airborne Division patch.svg 101st Airborne Division (Air Aslt)
2nd Brigade
1st BN, 502nd Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
2nd BN, 502nd Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
3rd BN, 502nd Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
2nd BN, 70th Armor Regiment - Detached from 1st Armored Division
1st BN, 320th Field Artillery Regiment (Air Aslt) (105T)
3rd Brigade
2nd BN, 327th Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
1st BN, 187th Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
3rd BN, 187th Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
3rd BN, 320th Field Artillery Regiment (Air Aslt) (105T)
82 Airborne Patch.svg 82nd Airborne Division
2nd Brigade
1st BN, 325th Infantry Regiment (Abn)
3rd BN, 325th Infantry Regiment (Abn)
1st BN, 41st Infantry Regiment (Mech) - Detached from 1st Armored Division
2nd BN, 319th Field Artillery Regiment (Abn) (105T)
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
1st BN, 327th Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
3rd BN, 327th Infantry Regiment (Air Aslt)
2nd BN, 320th Field Artillery Regiment (Air Aslt) (105T)
4 Infantry Division SSI.svg 4th Infantry Division(Mech) - Unable to deploy in time to start the invasion but joined it as a follow-on force
1st Brigade
1st BN, 8th Infantry Regiment (Mech) - Detached From 3rd Brigade
1st BN, 22nd Infantry Regiment (Mech)
1st BN, 66th Armor Regiment
4th BN, 66th Armor Regiment
4th BN, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment (155SP)
2nd Brigade
2nd BN, 8th Infantry Regiment (Mech)
1st BN, 67th Armor Regiment
3rd BN, 67th Armor Regiment
3rd BN, 16th Field Artillery Regiment (155SP)
3d Brigade
1st BN, 12th Infantry Regiment (Mech)
2nd BN, 68th Armor Regiment
3rd BN, 29th Field Artillery Regiment (155SP)

Corps Asset

44medcmdAB.gif28th Combat Support Hospital
130thEngineerBrigadePatch.svg130th Engineer Brigade
52nd Engineer Battalion (CBT HVY)
122nd Engineer Battalion (CORPS Wheeled)
864th Engineer Battalion (CBT HVY)
565th Engineer Battalion (PROV)
142nd Engineer Battalion (CBT HVY)
489th Engineer Battalion (CBT MECH)
17FABdeSSI.jpg17th Field Artillery Brigade
5th BN, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment (MLRS)
1st BN, 12th Field Artillery Regiment (MLRS)
3rd BN, 18th Field Artillery Regiment (155SP)
41st Field Artillery Brigade SSI.svg41st Field Artillery Brigade
2nd BN, 18th Field Artillery Regiment (MLRS)
1st BN, 27th Field Artillery Regiment (MLRS)
214FABbeSSI.jpg214th Field Artillery Brigade
2nd BN, 4th Field Artillery Regiment (MLRS)
18MPBdeSSI.png18th Military Police Brigade
211th Military Police Battalion
503rd Military Police Battalion
519th Military Police Battalion
709th Military Police Battalion
720th Military Police Battalion
205 MI BDE SSI.png205th Military Intelligence Brigade
15th Military Intelligence Battalion
165th Military Intelligence Battalion
223rd Military Intelligence Battalion
302nd Military Intelligence Battalion
325th Military Intelligence Battalion
519th Military Intelligence Battalion
22ndSigBDE.gif22nd Signal Brigade
17th Signal Battalion
32nd Signal Battalion
44th Signal Battalion
51st Signal Battalion
440th Signal Battalion

United States Special Operations Command[edit]

Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-North (TF Viking)[edit]

Us-special forces.svg10th Special Forces Group
173Airborne Brigade Shoulder Patch.png173rd Airborne Brigade - Conducted a parachute drop into northern Iraq on March 26, 2003
1st BN, 508th Infantry Regiment (Abn)
2nd BN, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Abn)
1st BN, 63rd Armor Regiment - Detached from 1st Infantry Division
D Btry, 319th Field Artillery Regiment (Abn) (105T)
2nd BN, 15th Field Artillery Regiment (105T) - Detached from 10th Mountain Division
26th Marine Expeditionary Unit(SOC)
1st BN, 8th Marines Regiment

Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-West (TF Dagger)[edit]

Us-special forces.svg5th Special Forces Group
1st BN,124th Infantry Regiment - FLNG
2nd BN,14th Infantry Regiment - Detached from 10th Mountain Division

A Company, 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/report/2004/onpoint/cflcc.htm
  2. ^ http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraq_orbat_toe_030317.htm

Sources[edit]

  • Gregory Fontenot, E.J. Degen, David Tohn "On Point: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005" ISBN 1-59114-279-2