192nd Infantry Brigade (United States)
|192nd Infantry Brigade|
Shoulder sleeve insignia
2007-16 June 2013
|Branch||United States Army|
|Part of||First Army|
|Engagements||World War II|
The 192nd Infantry Brigade is an infantry brigade of the United States Army. It was first formed as part of the United States Army Reserve's 96th Division. As part of the triangularization of the US Army before World War II, the Brigade was inactivated and the assets & personnel formed the 96th Reconnaissance Troop.
World War II
The unit served as the 96th Recon Troop. It served as the "eyes & ears" of the 96th Infantry Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
- Activated: 15 August 1942.
- Overseas: 23 July 1944.
- Campaigns: Ryukyus, Southern Philippines.
- Returned to U. S.: 2 February 1946.
- Inactivated: 3 February 1946.
The 192d Infantry Brigade was reactivated at Fort Benning, Georgia to serve as the Basic Combat Training Brigade from 2007 until 16 June 2013. The units of the 192d Infantry Brigade were moved to the 194th Armored Brigade when the brigade inactivated.
ORDER OF BATTLE
- Headquarters & Headquarters Company
- 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry
- 2d Battalion, 47th Infantry
- 3d Battalion, 47th Infantry (Inactivation ceremony held on 8 April 2013)
- 30th Adjutant General Battalion
- 192d Infantry Brigade
- 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 192nd Infantry Brigade
- "The Brigade: A History, Its Organization and Employment in the US Army"
- Summers, Harry G. Historical Atlas of the Vietnam War. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.