List of armored and cavalry regiments of the United States Army

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This list includes armored and cavalry regiments of the United States Army. Former armored cavalry regiments are listed separately.

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  • 203rd Armor - Missouri National Guard, 1963-68. The 108th Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron was redesignated 1 November 1949 as 203rd Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion (mobile), reorganized and redesiganted 1 December 1952 as 203rd Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion. redesignated 1 October 1953 as 203rd Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion (90mm). It was consolidated 15 April 1959 with 203rd Combat Arms Regiment, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System. This was part of the larger reorganisation that placed the Army National Guard under the ROCID/Pentomic organization. The battalion was redesignated 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, 203rd Combat Arms Regiment, and had its units remain in place at Joplin, Anderson, Monett, and Neosho.[8] It was then redesignated the 203rd Armor Regiment 1963, and then the 203rd Engineer Battalion in 1968.
  • 205th Armor "Virtus Et Fortitude" (Courage and Fortitude)
  • 208th Armor "Might for Right"
  • 210th Armor "Ducit Amor Patriae" (Led by Love of Country)
  • 237th Cavalry Regiment
  • 238th Cavalry Regiment
  • 240th Cavalry Regiment
  • 245th Armor "Rolling Thunder"
  • 246th Armor "Mailed Thunder"
  • 252nd Armor "Ready Poised Decisive" - On 10 March 1963, the 196th Cavalry Regiment was reorganized as the 252nd Armor Regiment, consisting of 1st and 2nd Battalions as elements of the 30th Infantry Division (concurrently, the former 196th Armor Regiment was reconstituted and reorganized from existing units of the North Carolina Army National Guard as the 196th Cavalry Regiment, hereafter a separate lineage).[9][10]
  • 256th Cavalry Regiment
  • 263rd Armor
  • 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment (Tennessee Army National Guard)(1977)
    • RHHT (TN ARNG, HHT, 278th ACR)(Knoxville, TN)
    • 1st Squadron (TN ARNG, ArmdCav, 278th ACR)(Athens, TN)
    • 2nd Squadron (TN ARNG, ArmdCav, 278th ACR)(Kingsport, TN)
    • 3rd Squadron (TN ARNG, ArmdCav, 278th ACR)(Cookeville, TN)
    • 4th Squadron (TN ARNG, AirCav, 278th ACR)(Smyrna, TN)
    • Spt Squadron (TN ARNG, ACRSptSqn, 278th ACR)(Knoxville, TN)
  • 279th Cavalry Regiment (1946)
    • 1st Squadron (OK ARNG, RSTA (in formation?), 45th InfBde(L))(Tulsa, OK)(seemingly last active September–December 2008, when 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment was redesignated 1-279 Cavalry, then quickly redesignated back to Infantry).

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  1. ^ During monsoon season US, Thai Soldiers mount massive training exercise
  2. ^ US Army Alaska website Archived 2014-05-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Sawicki 1985, pp. 193–194.
  4. ^ "126th Aviation Regiment Lineage and Honors". United States Army Center of Military History. Retrieved 14 August 2017. 
  5. ^ The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), U.S. Army Honors Local National Guard Battalion, June 14, 2011
  6. ^ "Post World War II Texas National Guard". Archived from the original on 29 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  7. ^ Pope, Jeffrey Lynn; Kondratiuk, Leonid E. (April 1995). Armor-Cavalry Regiments: Army National Guard Lineage. Washington DC: National Guard Bureau - Historical Services Division. ISBN 9780788182068.  "Additional copies of this publication may be requested by writing National Guard Bureau, ATTN: NGB-PAH, 2500 Army Pentagon, Washington DC 20310-2500."
  8. ^ Daily Capital News, 21 March 1959
  9. ^ "History and Traditions: North Carolina National Guard." Second Edition, August 1966. Public Affairs Section, the Adjutant General's Department, State of North Carolina, Raleigh.
  10. ^ Pope, Jeffrey; Kondratiuk, Leonid (1995). Armor-Cavalry Regiments: Army National Guard Lineage. Washington, DC: National Guard Bureau Historical Services Division. p. 62. ISBN 9780788182068. 
  11. ^ Sawicki 1985, p. 344.
  12. ^ "US Army Reserve: 100th Division". US Army Reserve. Archived from the original on 11 June 2009. Retrieved 9 June 2009. 
  13. ^ Sawicki 1985, p. 346.
  14. ^ Sawicki 1985, pp. 350–351.
  15. ^ Sawicki 1985, p. 354.
  16. ^ Sawicki 1985, p. 355.
  17. ^ Sawicki 1985, p. 356.
  18. ^ Sawicki 1985, p. 358.
  19. ^ Sawicki 1985, pp. 359–360.
  20. ^ Stubbs and Connor, p. 287
  21. ^ Pope & Kondratiuk, Army National Guard Lineage Series: Armor-Cavalry Regiments, 1995, p.67.
  22. ^ Isby and Kamps, Armies of NATO's Central Front, Jane's Publishing Company.
  23. ^ a b c Baumgardner, Neil; Aumiller, Tim (20 January 2006). "Armor-Cavalry Regiments". Retrieved 2016-08-08. 
  24. ^ Sawicki 1985, pp. 381–383.
  25. ^ "803d Armor Regiment". Institute of Heraldry. Retrieved 2016-08-08. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Mary Lee Stubbs, Stanley Russell Connor, and Lineages adapted by Janice E. McKenney, ARMY LINEAGE SERIES ARMOR-CAVALRY Part II: Army National Guard by OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF MILITARY HISTORY UNITED STATES ARMY, WASHINGTON, D.C., 1969
  • Pope, Jeffrey Lynn; Kondratiuk, Leonid E., eds. (1995). Armor-Cavalry Regiments: Army National Guard Lineage. DIANE Publishing. pp. 44–45. ISBN 9780788182068. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  • Neil Baugardner, Tim Aumiller, Armor-Cavalry Regiments (c2005), last updated January 20, 2006

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