Talk:2nd Infantry Division (United States)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Military history (Rated C-Class)
MILHIST This article is within the scope of the Military history WikiProject. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks. To use this banner, please see the full instructions.
C This article has been rated as C-Class on the quality assessment scale.
WikiProject United States (Rated Start-class, Low-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject United States, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of topics relating to the United States of America on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the ongoing discussions.
Start-Class article Start  This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Low  This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project's importance scale.
 

/Archive 1

5th Stryker Brigade[edit]

The lead section reads: "On 17 February 2009, President Barack Obama ordered 4,000 soldiers of the 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team from Ft. Lewis, Washington to Afghanistan." But it is not clear to me what this has to do with the 2nd infantry division. Can someone who understands this subject better, please clarify. Thanks -ErinHowarth (talk) 08:04, 12 November 2012 (UTC)

The 5th BCT was, at the time, part of the 2nd Inf Div. Further down on the page it reads: "In July 2010, the 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team was inactivated and reflagged as the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team." It's actually just the 2d BCT - the Stryker is a piece of equipment currently in use, but the designation of the unit is not dependent upon the presence of this vehicle in the inventory. The official designation of the 2d BCT, 2nd Inf Div (sans "Styker") is found at the website of the US Army Center of Military History:

http://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/lineages/branches/div/002id2bdect.htm

VilePig (talk) 21:04, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

5th SCBT might deserve an article of its own. —Ed!(talk) 22:26, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

Role: Ambush[edit]

The term is used three times in the article, and only once to explain the role of the division. I think this needs to be elaborated on. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 165.166.215.220 (talk) 23:38, 8 April 2015 (UTC)

External links modified[edit]

Hello fellow Wikipedians,

I have just modified 2 external links on 2nd Infantry Division (United States). Please take a moment to review my edit. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. I made the following changes:

When you have finished reviewing my changes, you may follow the instructions on the template below to fix any issues with the URLs.

You may set the |checked=, on this template, to true or failed to let other editors know you reviewed the change. If you find any errors, please use the tools below to fix them or call an editor by setting |needhelp= to your help request.

  • If you have discovered URLs which were erroneously considered dead by the bot, you can report them with this tool.
  • If you found an error with any archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with this tool.

If you are unable to use these tools, you may set |needhelp=<your help request> on this template to request help from an experienced user. Please include details about your problem, to help other editors.

Cheers.—InternetArchiveBot (Report bug) 05:00, 21 May 2017 (UTC)