Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
2nd Infantry Division. The 2nd Infantry Division is stationed in Korea. The patch is a rather large one and you can always tell when a soldier just transfered from the 2nd I.D. to your unit. His or her BDUs show the tell-tale fading of the large patch.
The Blue and Gray Division. The 29th Division was heavily involved at Omaha Beach and the push towards St Lo during World War 2.
|SGT Alvin York become a heroic figure in World War 1 when he single-handedly captured over one hundred German soldiers. In which division did he serve?||U.S. Army Infantry Divisions
82nd Infantry Division. SGT York served in the "All-American" 82nd I.D. before the division went airborne. The 82nd is headquartered at Fort Bragg, NC. The post can "brag" a fine museum featuring the 82nd Division.
25th I.D.. The 25th I.D. is known as "Tropic Lightning" because of the gold thunderbolt on their red patch. The 25th is headquartered at Schoffield Barracks, Hawaii.
3rd I.D.. Audie Murphy was a member of the 3rd I.D. (dog faced soldiers). He starred as himself in the movie "To Hell and Back".
|The "Santa Fe" division was featured in the movie "Kelley's Heroes". The patch is a blue circle with a white wagon wheel in it. What Infantry Division is the "Santa Fe" Division?||U.S. Army Infantry Divisions
35th I.D.. The 35th I.D. is a National Guard Division headquartered in Fort Leavenworth, KS.
1st I.D.. The 1st Infantry Division is called the "Big Red One" because of the Red Number One on their patch. Simple enough.
101st Abn Division. The "Screaming Eagles" of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assualt) are stationed in Fort Campbell, KY.
28th I.D.. The 28th I.D. was given that nickname after taking high causalties in the autumn of 1944.
13. SMA Preston was the appointed SMA in 2004, as described in question two of this quiz. The first was SMA Woolridge, appointed in 1966, and discussed in question one.
Silas Copeland. SMA Copeland was the 3rd SMA, sworn in on Oct 1, 1970. According to SMA Copeland, his biggest accomplishment was being able to influence leaders to treat soldiers as "human being[s], with dignity and respect."
George Dunaway. SMA Dunaway was the 2nd SMA. He was sworn in on Sept 1, 1968.
Robert Hall. SMA Hall was the 11th SMA. He was also inducted into the Sergeant Morales Club and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club. SMA Hall served as an instructor at the Sergeants Major Academy after graduating from that same academy.
Jack Tilley. SMA Tilley was the 12th SMA. The black beret is just one of many things he did while serving as SMA.
Kenneth Preston. SMA Preston assumed duties on Jan 15, 04. SMA Preston served as the CSM for Combined Joint Task Force 7 that served in Baghdad.
William Wooldridge. William Woolridge was appointed as the SMA on July 11, 1966 and served in that position until August 1968. He was assigned to 1st Infantry Division and participated in the D-Day landings and the Battle of the Bulge campaigns. He was also appointed as the 1st Infantry Division sergeant major and was then deployed to Vietnam.
|Which U.S. Army Division landed at Utah Beach during the Normandy Landing ? ||U.S. Army Divisions
4th Infantry Division. Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt, son of President "Teddy" Roosevelt, won the Congressional Medal of Honor at Utah Beach. He was the Assistant Division Commander of the 4th Division.
25th Infantry Division. Since September 1995, the 25th has been organized as a "split-based" Division with two light infantry brigades forward deployed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and one light infantry brigade at Fort Lewis, Washington.
|Which two U.S. Army Divisions attacked at Omaha Beach during the D-Day (Normandy) landings in June, 1944 ?||U.S. Army Divisions
1st Infantry and 29th Infantry Divisions. The landing by regiments of the 1st and 29th Infantry divisions and Army Rangers on OMAHA Beach was even more difficult than expected.
|During Operation Iraqi Freedom, elements of which U.S. Army Division captured Saddam International Airport on the outskirts of Baghdad?||U.S. Army Divisions
3rd Infantry Division. The total size of the Iraqi force defending the airport is estimated at 2 tank battalions, 2 mechanized infantry battalions, and 2 "straight leg" infantry battalions.
|Located at Fort Hood, Texas, are two of the U.S. Army's most combat capable divisions. Which two are these ?||U.S. Army Divisions
1st Cavalry Division and 4th Infantry Division. Fort Hood is the largest active duty armored post in the United States, and is the only post in the United States that is capable of supporting two full armored divisions.
10th Mountain Division. Over the last decade, the 10th Mountain Division has been involved in more deployments than any other division in the Army.
|The first meetings of Soviet and American troops along the Elbe River near Torgau in April, 1945, heralded the approaching end of WWII in Europe. Which U.S. Army Division was involved ?||U.S. Army Divisions
69th InfantryDivision. On the 26th of April, 1945, Major General Reinhardt, Commander of the U.S. 69th Infantry Division, met with his Soviet counterpart, Major General Rusakov, Commander of the 58th Guards Division.
|Which U.S. Army Division accompanied the 1st Marine Division in the Inchon Amphibious Invasion during the Korean War ? ||U.S. Army Divisions
7th Infantry Division. The newly reinforced 7th Infantry Division protected the flank of the 1st Marine Division during the landing stages of the invasion.
|Which U.S. Army Division has been stationed in South Korea since the 1965 ? ||U.S. Army Divisions
2nd Infantry Division. Parts of the Division have been deployed to other locations, including Iraq, but the larger part of the Division is assigned to Korea.
|Audie Murphy, the most decorated U.S. Army soldier in WWII, served with which U.S. Army Division ? ||U.S. Army Divisions
3rd Infantry Division. Audie Leon Murphy, son of poor Texas sharecroppers, rose to national fame as the most decorated U.S. combat soldier of WWII. Among his 33 awards and decorations was the Medal of Honor. He went on to become a well known film actor and died in a plane crash in 1971.
|Which U.S. Army division was Sergeant Alvin C. York assigned to when he earned the Congressional Medal of Honor ? ||U.S. Army Divisions
82 "All-American" Division. The 82nd Infantry Division was formed August 25, 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Since members of the Division came from all 48 states, the unit was given the nickname "All-Americans," hence its famed "AA" shoulder patch. This is the forerunner of the 82nd Airborne Division of today.
from the phrase "Americans in New Caledonia.". The Americal Division was the only Army division not designated by number during WWII.
|Which American Division fought against French troops for three days during November, 1942 while attacking the port city of Casablanca, Morocco in North Africa ? ||U.S. Army Divisions
3rd "Rock of the Marne" Division. The 3rd Division, under the command of Maj. Gen. Lucian Truscott, was given the task of capturing Casablanca. The 3rd Division embarked aboard transport ships and sailed directly from America to Morocco in what would become the longest sea voyage preceding an amphibious landing ever.
|Which U.S. Army Division did General Douglas MacArthur command for a short time during WWI? ||U.S. Army Divisions
42 nd "Rainbow" Division. The 'Rainbow Division' was the nickname given to the U.S. 42nd Division. It was so-named because it was comprised - deliberately - from National Guard Units from 26 states and the District of Columbia.
|Which U.S. Division was the largest division in the United States Army, at the start of the 21st century ?||U.S. Army Divisions
1st Cavalry Division. Thirty-four First Cavalry soldiers have received the Medal of Honor for their action in combat, since SGT Troy A. McGill earned his Medal of Honor in March, 1944.