4th Infantry Division (United States

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4th Infantry Division (United States)
4th Infantry Division

4th Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia Active 10 December 1917 – 21 September 1921 1 June 1940 – 12 March 1946 15 July 1947 – Present United States of America Regular Army Light and heavy Infantry Division III Corps Fort Carson Ivy Division Iron Horse
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Country Branch Type Role Size Part of Garrison/HQ Nickname

Motto Colors Engagements

Steadfast and Loyal Green and gold World War I * Battle of St. Mihiel * Meuse-Argonne Offensive World War II * Operation Overlord * Battle of Hurtgen Forest * Battle of the Bulge Vietnam War * Operation Attleboro * Operation Junction City * Cambodian Incursion Iraq War * Liberation of Iraq Afghanistan War

Commanders
Current commander Notable commanders MG Paul LaCamera March 2013 to Present Compete list of commanders

Cameron. 1917. "Ivy". is a play on words of the Roman numeral IV or 4. the four ivy leaves. It was here they adopted their distinctive insignia. Ivy leaves also symbolize tenacity and fidelity which is the basis of the division's motto: "Steadfast and Loyal". The 4th Infantry Division's official nickname. Gen. "Iron Horse". Colorado.[4] World War I The 4th Division was organized at Camp Greene. George H. The second nickname. has been recently adopted to indicate the speed and power of the division and its soldiers.4th Infantry Division (United States) 2 Insignia Distinctive unit insignia US infantry divisions (1939–present) Previous Next 3rd Infantry Division 5th Infantry Division (Inactive) The 4th Infantry Division ("Ivy Division"[]) is a modular division of the United States Army based at Fort Carson. The ivy leaf came from the Roman numerals for four (IV) and signified their motto “Steadfast and Loyal”. It is composed of four organic infantry and heavy brigade combat teams. North Carolina on 10 December 1917 under the command of Maj. History On June 2. Organization • 7th Infantry Brigade • 39th Infantry Regiment • 47th Infantry Regiment • 11th Machine Gun Battalion • 8th Infantry Brigade • 58th Infantry Regiment • 59th Infantry Regiment • 12th Machine Gun Battalion • 4th Artillery Brigade • 13th Field Artillery Regiment • 16th Field Artillery Regiment • 77th Field Artillery Regiment • 4th Engineer Regiment • 8th Field Signal Battalion • 4th Train Headquarters and Military Police . the Fourth United States Regulars[1] ("Fourth Infantry")[2] arrived at the "Gettysburg Camp"[3] for World War I recruiting (closed by December 16). The division was organized as part of the United States buildup following the Declaration of War on 6 April 1917 and the entry of the United States into the war on the side of the British and French.

the American forces pressed forward and closed the St. St. The Germans provided a formidable opposition. Mihiel Offensive For the St. and more than 40 guns.4th Infantry Division (United States) • • • • 4th Ammunition Train 4th Supply Train 4th Engineer Train 4th Sanitary Train • • • • 19th Field Hospital 21st Field Hospital 28th Field Hospital 33rd Field Hospital 3 • Total authorized strength for the division approached 32. The 4th Division attack began on 14 September with the 8th Brigade capturing the town of Manheulles. the division moved into an area south of Verdun as part of the 1st American Army. The 8th Brigade moved through the Bois de Brieulles but met increasing machine gun fire from the Bois des Ogons. III Corps held the extreme right (eastern) part of the front with V Corps to their left. was on the western face of the salient. The 4th Division. with the 79th Division of V Corps on their left. One of the first missions assigned to the AEF was the reduction of the St. By 3 October. The 7th Brigade was moved to the line in the trenches around Hill 304. The 59th Infantry Regiment moved into an area previously occupied by the French. reached the second line of defenses by 09:00 near the town of Cuisy. Three U. had gotten the French and British to agree that the AEF would fight under its own organizational elements. and the 4th was assigned the left. assigned to V Corps. Mihiel area. the Americans had moved into their sector of the front following the completion of their mission in the St. Very little progress was made over the next four days as the terrible condition of the roads at the rear hampered re-supply and reinforcement efforts. The 4th Division was assigned to III Corps. deploying along a nine kilometer front. The 8th Brigade was brought forward on 29 September to take the place of the 39th on the line. The III Corps sector had the 33rd Division on the right. Moving under the cover of darkness for secrecy. thereby trapping the Germans in the St. Mihiel salient. Mihiel salient. The Meuse-Argonne Campaign On 26 September. the 7th Brigade had captured 1700 prisoners. Pershing. Mihiel area. Mihiel Campaign. The 7th Brigade moved through the valley and. . the first patrols were sent forward by the 59th. Phase I of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive was over. On 27 September the attack resumed with an artillery barrage. while taking large numbers of German prisoners. The attack of 26 September was made through a narrow valley. the last great battle of World War I. All along the front. part of the front.S.S. began. On 12 September. the 80th Division had the center. Gen. Army corps were assigned sectors along the U. Division headquarters was moved forward to Cuisy.000. The plan was for V Corps to push generally southeast and to meet IV Corps who was pushing northwest. The 39th Infantry followed the barrage until they encountered withering machine gun fire from the Bois des Ogons where they were held up. The division plan called for one brigade to fight until exhausted and then send the other brigade forward to press the attack. commander of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF). During this first day. the Meuse-Argonne Campaign. but the 39th Infantry overcame them and moved through Septsarges.

The division went north to Ahrweiler Germany in the Rheinland-Phalz area. On 21 September 1921. The last casualties in the division were suffered by 13th Field Artillery at 14:00 11 November 1918. Little progress could be made. • World War I casualties • 2. With difficulty. Hines was selected to command III Corps. The men dug in for the night. Forward movement was again ordered on 9 October with the 7th Brigade attacking. The 4th was withdrawn from the front on 19 October. Washington as part of the Army Reorganization Act of 1920. Another attack was ordered and by 17:30 2/39th had fought through the Bois de Peut de Faux. enough materiel had been acquired to resume the attack by 3 October. Many of the officers in the 39th were killed or wounded. The order to attack came just at sundown. In July the division returned to France and the last detachment sailed for the United States on 31 July 1919. Cameron was returned to the 4th Division as its commander. Command passed temporarily to BG Benjamin. They had fought their way over 13 kilometers and captured 2. The orders for 12 October were to clean out the last pockets of German resistance in the Bois de Foret. MG George H. The 4th marched into Germany.731 enemy prisoners.168 men killed or wounded. In April 1919 the division moved to a new occupation area further north on the Rhine. 4th Division units were relieved by the 4th Infantry Regiment. The 58th fought forward wearing gas masks since many of the projectiles contained gas.S. to train new divisions on 22 October. The division relocated to Lucey as part of Second Army. The line was able to advance no further for the next 4 days enduring constant shelling and German night patrols attempting to infiltrate their lines. The 8th Brigade was withdrawn for rest. 47th Infantry was ordered to take command of the 39th.4th Infantry Division (United States) The Meuse-Argonne Offensive—Phase II Through the strenuous efforts of the supply and ammunition trains. Commander. 7th Brigade before MG Mark L. MG Cameron received a new assignment to return to the U. 2/39th led the way and incurred heavy losses. the 8th Brigade moved out of the foxholes and moved across open ground under the cover of heavy fog. Attacking on the morning of 11 October. 3rd Division. The division plan was to fight its way through the many forests surrounding the city of Brieulles and capture the city.895 wounded in action Occupation duty Under the terms of the Armistice. On the morning of 4 October. covering 330 miles in 15 days where it was widely dispersed over an area with Bad Bertrich as Division headquarters. including all of the majors. Early on the morning of the 11th. American troops were to relocate to the center section of this previously German occupied area all the way to the Koblenz bridgehead on the Rhine.611 killed in action • 9. The Armistice ending the war was signed on 11 November 1918. finally managing to gain a foothold in the Bois de Fays. the men stumbled forward in darkness wearing gas masks and under fire. The 39th Infantry was designated as the assaulting unit. Germany was to evacuate all territory west of the Rhine. Patrols were sent out to the north side of Hill 299. Hersey arrived to assume command on 31 October. the left and the right. the 4th Division was inactivated at Camp Lewis. The 39th withdrew to resume the attack at 07:00 on 10 October. The division established training for the men as well as sports and educational activities. On 10 October MG John L. During their 24 days of combat they had paid a heavy price with 244 officers and 7. the entire regimental staff of the 39th was gassed and LTC Troy Middleton. the 7th Brigade pushed through the Bois de Foret. On 13 October. 4 . As the fog lifted the Germans opened fired from the front.

During the liberation of Paris in World War II. after which it returned to Fort Benning. At this station the division was alerted for overseas movement and staged at Camp Kilmer. beginning 4 January 1944 prior to departing the New York Port of Embarkation on 18 January 1944. Commencing in August the formation was reorganized as a motorized division and assigned (along with 2d Armored Division) to the I Armored Corps. Georgia. attacked and secured Würzburg and by 3 April had established a bridgehead across the Main at Ochsenfurt. The division transferred to Fort Gordon. The division then moved on 12 April 1943 to Fort Dix. The 8th Infantry Regiment of the 4th Infantry Division claimed being the first surface-borne Allied unit (as opposed to the parachutist formations that were air-dropped earlier) to hit the beaches at Normandy on D-day. 6 June 1944. northeast through Belgium. New Jersey. helped stem the German drive toward Avranches. counterattacking in January across the Sauer. the division finally crossed on 28 February near Olzheim. and by 6 November the division entered the Battle of Hurtgen Forest.[] France The 4th Infantry Division assaulted the northern coast of German-held France during the Normandy Invasion. on 1 December 1943. it managed to hold the Germans at Dickweiler and Osweiler. where it was again reconfigured and redesignated the 4th Infantry Division on 4 August of that year. where it was engaged in heavy fighting until early December. Georgia. the division had reached Miesbach on the Isar on 2 May 1945. Writer J. the 4th moved across the Rhine on 29 March at Worms. The division participated in battlefield maneuvers in Florida starting in September and after this fall training exercise arrived at Fort Jackson. being officially given its motorized title in parenthesized style and then formally as the 4th Motorized Division effective 11 July 1941. Luxembourg. only to meet the German winter Ardennes Offensive head-on (in the Battle of the Bulge) starting on 16 December 1944.D. The 4th Infantry Division sailed to England where it arrived 26 January 1944. Slow progress into Germany continued in October. and gave French forces the first place in the liberation of their capital. He was with the 22nd Infantry Regiment when it moved from Paris. the 4th cleared the Cotentin peninsula and took part in the capture of Cherbourg on 25 June. Relieving the isolated 82d Airborne Division at Sainte-Mère-Église. South Carolina. and Germany The 4th then moved into Belgium through Houffalize to attack the Siegfried Line at Schnee Eifel on 14 September. the division broke through the left flank of the German Seventh Army.. in December 1941 and rehearsed training at the Carolina Maneuver Area during the summer of 1942. 6–12 July. when it was relieved and placed on occupation duty. • World War II casualties • 4. Speeding southeast across Bavaria. Belgium. Prosser. under the command of MG Walter E. and. Ernest Hemingway took on a self-appointed role as a civilian scout in the city of Paris for his friends in the 4 ID. Salinger served with the division 1942–1945.097 killed in action • 17. New Jersey. Although its lines were dented. After taking part in the fighting near Periers. and into Germany.4th Infantry Division (United States) 5 World War II The 4th Division was reactivated on 1 June 1940 at Fort Benning. and made several penetrations. landing at Utah Beach. and raced on across the Kyll on 7 March.371 wounded in action • 757 died of wounds . and by the end of August had moved to Paris. overran German positions in Fouhren and Vianden. It then shifted to Luxembourg. After a short rest. Halted at the Prüm River in February by heavy enemy resistance. The division participated in Louisiana maneuvers held during August 1941 and then in the Carolina Maneuvers of October 1941.

Fort Hood. Throughout its service in Vietnam the division conducted combat operations in the western Central Highlands along the border between Cambodia and Vietnam. the 3rd Brigade's battalions officially became part of the 25th Infantry Division in exchange for the battalions of the 25th's 3rd Brigade. The lineages of the tank companies within the battalion are perpetuated by battalions of today's 66th[5] and 67th[6] Armor Regiments in the 4th Infantry Division. After nearly a year of combat. both in War Zone C. Texas. The division headquarters was at Frankfurt. After a five-year tour in Germany. On 1 October 1950. Vietnam on 25 September 1966 and served more than four years. Colorado on 8 December 1970.4th Infantry Division (United States) Units • • • • 8th Infantry Regiment 12th Infantry Regiment 22nd Infantry Regiment 20th Field Artillery Battalion (155 mm) 6 • 29th Field Artillery Battalion (105 mm) • 42nd Field Artillery Battalion (105 mm) • 44th Field Artillery Battalion (105 mm) • • • • • • 4th Reconnaissance Troop 4th Engineer Battalion 4th Medical Battalion 4th Quartermaster Battalion 4th Signal Company 704th Ordnance Company (LM) Troops of the 4th Infantry move off the Utah Beachhead on D-Day July 1945 – May 1956 The division returned to the United States in July 1945 and was stationed at Camp Butner North Carolina. In May the remainder of the division conducted cross-border operations during the Cambodian Incursion. but its 3rd Brigade. The division experienced intense combat against NVA regular forces in the mountains surrounding Kontum in the autumn of 1967. The 6th Tank Battalion of the 2d Armored Division. 8th Infantry (Mechanized) . it was redesignated a combat division. 8th Infantry 2d Battalion. Washington in May 1956. divisions committed to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization during the early years of the Cold War. Vietnam War The 4th Infantry Division deployed from Fort Lewis to Camp Holloway. preparing for deployment to the Pacific. returning to Fort Carson. and was rejoined in Fort Carson by its former 3rd Brigade from Hawaii. and later Operation Junction City (February to May 1967). California on 15 July 1947. The "Ivy Division" returned from Vietnam on 7 December 1970. the division redeployed to Fort Lewis.S. Pleiku. It was reactivated as a training division at Fort Ord. training at Fort Benning. The division's 3rd Brigade was withdrawn from Vietnam in April 1970 and deactivated at Fort Lewis.[7] • Vietnam divisional order of battle 1st Battalion. After the war ended it was inactivated on 5 March 1946. then in Quang Ngai Province as part of the division-sized Task Force Oregon. In May 1951 it deployed to Germany as the first of four U. where it had re-deployed as part of the withdrawal of the 25th Infantry Division. including the division's armor battalion. was sent to Korea during the war to serve with the 24th Infantry Division. Georgia. Two brigades operated in the Central Highlands/II Corps Zone. was sent to Tay Ninh Province northwest of Saigon to take part in Operation Attleboro (September to November 1966). One battalion remained in Vietnam as a separate organization until January 1972.

77th Artillery (105 mm) (to 25th ID. August 1967 – April 1970) 5th Battalion. August 1967 – December 1970) 3d Battalion. 42d Artillery (105 mm) 2d Battalion. 35th Infantry (from 25th ID.4th Infantry Division (United States) 3d Battalion. 22nd Infantry (Separate. 22nd Infantry (to 25th ID. August 1967 – December 1970) 1st Squadron. 29th Artillery (105 mm) 4th Battalion. 58th Infantry (Long Range Patrol) Company K (Ranger). 75th Infantry (Airborne) 4th Administration Company 4th Military Police Company 374th Army Security Agency Company Division Support Command and Band • Vietnam Casualties • 2.229 Wounded in Action 7 . August 1967 – April 1970) 2d Battalion. 34th Armor (to 25th ID. November 1970 – January 1972) 2d Battalion. August 1967 – December 1970) 1st Battalion. 69th Armor (from 25th ID. 10th Cavalry (Armored) Division Reconnaissance 4th Aviation Battalion 4th Engineer Battalion 4th Medical Battalion 124th Signal Battalion 704th Maintenance Battalion 43rd Chemical Detachment Dedicated reconnaissance elements Company E. August 1967 – December 1970) 3d Battalion. 12th Infantry 2d Battalion. August 1967 – April 1970) 2nd Battalion.531 Killed in Action • 15. 20th Infantry (Long Range Patrol) Company E. 35th Infantry (from 25th ID. August 1967 – December 1970) 1st Battalion. 12th Infantry 1st Battalion. 8th Infantry 1st Battalion. 16th Artillery (155 mm) 6th Battalion. 14th Infantry (from 25th ID. 22nd Infantry (to 25th ID. August 1967 – December 1970) 2d Battalion. 12th Infantry (to 25th ID. August 1967 – December 1970) 1st Battalion. 9th Artillery (105 mm) (from 25th ID.

necessitating the retreat to bunkers in full chemical protective gear. The 3rd Brigade Combat Team headquarters was assigned to Balad Air Base. the 1st Brigade of the 4th ID provided perimeter security for the U. Gen. 84 4ID/Task Force Ironhorse Soldiers were killed in 2003–2004. The 4th Infantry Division also disarmed the MEK warriors in Northern Iraq in July–August 2003. led initially by the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). and later became a major part of occupation forces during the post-war period. and was relieved by the 1st Infantry Division. the 4th Infantry Division was scheduled to take part in the Iraq War in the spring of 2003 by spearheading an advance from Turkey into northern Iraq. Colorado. MND-Baghdad also assumed responsibility for training Iraqi security forces and conducting security operations in the four provinces. A 4th Infantry Division soldier manning an M240 machine gun in Iraq. The Turkish Parliament refused to grant permission for the operation and the division's equipment remained offshore on ships during the buildup for the war. The 4th ID assumed responsibility on 7 January 2006 for four provinces in central and southern Iraq: Baghdad. Iraq. In the three deployments to Iraq. and 113 4ID/Multi-National Division – Baghdad soldiers were killed in 2007–2009. was executed by the joint Task Force Viking. which had been directing security operations as the headquarters for Multi-National Division – Baghdad. An-Najaf and Babil. Odierno and others have argued that enemy activity in the 4th ID's area of operations was higher than in any other area of the country because of the region's high concentration of Sunni resistance groups still loyal to Saddam Hussein's regime. Headquartered in Saddam Hussein's former palaces. Arriving through Kuwait after the invasion had started. • OIF 05–07 casualties: 229 killed in action In March 2008 the 1st Brigade Combat Team deployed to Iraq and was stationed in Baghdad. The brigade returned home to Fort Hood. His unit was headquartered in Hussein's hometown and this environment necessitated a different approach from those of units located in the more peaceful regions in the south and the north of the country. special operations forces that captured Saddam Hussein. The 1st Battalion.S. Its original mission. . calling its stance belligerent during their initial entry into Iraq after the ground war had ceased and arguing that the unit's lack of a 'hearts and minds' approach was ineffective in quelling the insurgency. The division was unable to deploy in time to start the invasion but joined it as a follow-on force in April 2003 attacking toward Tikrit and Mosul. Karbala. 235 4ID/Multi-National Division – Baghdad soldiers lost their lives in 2005–2006.[8][9][] In his unit's defense. During the second deployment. 3rd Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division was assigned to conduct security operations under the command of Task Force Band of Brothers. former President of Iraq. 66th Armor Regiment was detached from the brigade and attached to the 4th Brigade. Some have been critical of the division under its then-commander Maj. 10th Mountain Division which was stationed at FOB Rustamiyah in Sadr City Baghdad. On 7 January 2006.[][10] • OIF 1 casualties: 81 killed in action The division's second deployment to Iraq began in the fall of 2005. Texas in March 2009 and immediately began preparing for reassignment to Fort Carson. Odierno. Raymond T.4th Infantry Division (United States) 8 Iraq War Alerted on 19 January 2003. the division was subjected to multiple "SCUD" alerts while at Camps Wolf and Udairi. On 13 December 2003. The division rotated out of Iraq in the Spring of 2004. the 4th ID was deployed in the northern area of the Sunni Triangle near Tikrit. The division headquarters replaced the 3rd Infantry Division. holding 13 Iraqi divisions along the "Green Line" in northern Iraq. The 4th Infantry Division was spread all over Northern Iraq from Kirkuk to the Iranian border as far south as Balad Air Base in Balad.

The 1st and 2nd Brigade Combat Teams also served in Afghanistan building on the efforts that were initiated by 4BCT.[11][12] . home to the Korangal Valley. the 2nd Battalion saw heavy combat throughout the area. TX home and returned to Fort Carson. the rest of the division was set to deploy to Afghanistan. and 4th Brigades had already relocated and the 4th Infantry Division's Aviation Brigade stayed at Fort Hood. as well as training for its own future combat deployments. even more significant events happened as the 4ID completed 14 years calling Fort Hood. Fort its steadfast courage. With this change of command. and Wata Pour Valleys. 9 Afghanistan War In May 2009 the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom X for a 12 month combat rotation. Upon 4BCT redeploying to Fort Carson. Texas. 4BCT was awarded the Valorous Unit Award. the soldiers of Task Force 1-12 operated in a very complex combat environment. The 4th BCT has once again deployed in an advise and assist capacity. Shuriak. the second highest unit decoration that can be bestowed upon a United States Army unit. Task Force Destroyer saw intense combat. west of Kandahar City. The 1st Battalion 12th Infantry Regiment deployed to Regional Command South. namely the Arghandab River Valley. The 2nd Battalion 12th Infantry Regiment deployed in to Regional Command East and was based in the Pech River Valley. CO. elements of the 4th Brigade Combat Team began to redeploy back to Fort Carson and immediately began assisting and training sister units for future contingency operations. Referred to as "The Heart of Darkness" for its notoriety as the birthplace of the Taliban. The 3rd Squadron 61st Cavalry Regiment was also deployed to Regional Command East and served during its rotation in Kunar and Nuristan Provinces. namely the Battle of Kamdesh in which a combat outpost was attacked by upwards of 300 insurgents in a complex attack 20 miles from the Pakistan border. Much of the fighting was conducted in notoriously dense grape fields. and unwavering commitment to the mission. which insurgent forces used as cover and concealment for a variety of complex attacks on coalition forces.4th Infantry Division (United States) July 2009 saw another division change of command as MG David Perkins took command to become the 56th Commanding General of the 4th Infantry Division. During its rotation. In May 2010. Colorado. It was at this time that the 4th Division headquarters and the 1st Brigade Combat Team transferred to Fort Carson. 3rd. Kunar Province. The 2nd. Task Force 1-12 operated in Maiwand district and Zhari district. where they had served from late 1970 through late 1995. fulfilling the mission of training and preparing the Afghan Security Forces for the handover of all combat operations in the upcoming years. Waygal. fidelity.

77th Field Artillery Regiment (Steel Warriors) • 704th Brigade Support Battalion (Blacksmiths) • Combat Aviation Brigade (Heavy). 8th Infantry Regiment (First at Normandy) • 1st Battalion. 4th Aviation Regiment (Activates 16/4/2014) • 4th Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion. 16th Field Artillery Regiment (Rolling Thunder) • 204th Brigade Support Battalion (Rough Riders) • 3rd (Heavy) Brigade Combat Team (Iron) • Special Troops Battalion (Phoenix) • 4th Squadron. CO)[13] • Division Special Troops Battalion (Lightning) • 1st (Heavy) Brigade Combat Team (Raiders) • Special Troops Battalion (Phoenix) • 7th Squadron. 4th Aviation Regiment (Activates 16/4/2014) Order of battle of the 4th Infantry Division . 22nd Infantry Regiment (Regulars) • 1st Battalion. 42nd Field Artillery Regiment (Straight Arrows) • 4th Brigade Support Battalion (Packhorse) • 2nd (Heavy) Brigade Combat Team (Warhorse) • Special Troops Battalion (Lonestars) • 1st Squadron. 10th Cavalry Regiment (Ghost) • 1st Battalion. 67th Armor Regiment (Death Dealers) • 3rd Battalion. 4th Aviation Regiment (Activates 16/4/2014) • 2nd General Support Battalion. 10th Cavalry Regiment (Black Jack) • 1st Battalion. 8th Infantry Regiment (Fighting Eagles) • 1st Battalion. 68th Armor Regiment (Silver Lions) • 3rd Battalion. 61st Cavalry Regiment (United States) (Destroyers) • 2nd Battalion. 66th Armor Regiment (Iron Knights) • 4th Battalion.4th Infantry Division (United States) 10 Current structure 4th Infantry Division (Fort Carson. 4th Infantry Division (Iron Eagle)(Activates 16/4/2014) • 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion. 12th Infantry Regiment (Red Warriors) • 2nd Battalion. 4th Aviation Regiment (Activates 16/4/2013) • 3rd Assault Battalion. 29th Field Artillery Regiment (Pacesetters) • 64th Brigade Support Battalion (Mountaineers) • 4th (Infantry) Brigade Combat Team (Mountain Warriors) • Special Troops Battalion (Gryphons)[14] • 1st Battalion. 10th Cavalry Regiment (Buffalo Soldiers) • 2nd Battalion. 12th Infantry Regiment (Lethal Warriors) • 3rd Squadron.

2. 3. Phase VII (Except 3rd Brigade). Tet Counteroffensive. Counteroffensive. 4. Phase IV. Counteroffensive. Phase II. St. Northern France (Except 3rd Brigade). . 4. Phase III. Counteroffensive. 5. 7. 11. Transition of Iraq – 2 May 2003 to 28 June 2004. • Vietnam: 1. Phase V. Champagne 1918. Lorraine 1918 • World War II: 1. National Resolution – 16 December 2005 to a date to be determined. 3. 4. Phase VI. 8. • Iraq War: 1. Central Europe (Except 3rd Brigade). Liberation of Iraq – 19 March 2003 to 1 May 2003. 5. 2. Winter-Spring 1970. Rhineland (Except 3rd Brigade). 9. 3. Normandy (with arrowhead) (Except 3rd Brigade). Aisne-Marne. 10.4th Infantry Division (United States) • 404th Aviation Support Battalion (Activates 16/4/2014) The division is supported by the 43rd Sustainment Brigade at Fort Carson. 5. 2. 3. Counteroffensive. Counteroffensive. 2. Summer-Fall 1969. Ardennes-Alsace (Except 3rd Brigade). 11 Honors Division honors Campaign participation credit • World War I: 1. Tet 69/Counteroffensive. Sanctuary Counteroffensive (Except 3rd Brigade). 4. Mihiel. Iraqi Governance – 29 June 2004 to 15 December 2005. Meuse-Argonne. 6. Counteroffensive.

mil/ units/ 4id/ news/ 2012-february.S. Shelby. (posthumously) Vietnam War • • • • • • • • • • • Leslie Allen Bellrichard (posthumously) Thomas W. Willett (posthumously) Afghanistan War • Clinton Romesha (to be awarded on 11 February 2013) References [7] Stanton. Jr. Stackpole Books 2006. • Bernard J. Iraq – 2003 12 Medal of Honor Recipients World War II • Marcario Garcia • George L. html) . p.4th Infantry Division (United States) Decorations 1." http:/ / www. army. 21 September 2008. Roark (posthumously) Elmelindo R. “Back in Iraq. carson. Jr. Valorous Unit Award (1st Brigade Combat Team & Supporting units) for Operation Red Dawn. Army Superior Unit Award (Selected Units) for Force XXI Test and Evaluation (1995–1996) 10. looks to Afghanistan. html [13] (http:/ / www. army. Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1969–1970 8. Army and Allied Ground Forces in Vietnam. (posthumously) Bruce Alan Grandstaff (posthumously) Dwight H. Mabry. Evans. 1961–1973. Ray (posthumously) • Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Bennett (posthumously) Donald W. mil/ units/ 4id/ units/ unitsindex. Smith (posthumously) Louis E. Johnson Phill G. Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in BELGIUM 5. The New York Times. Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal. Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1966–1969 7. [12] "4th BCT cases colors. Belgian Fourragere 1940 4. carson. Jarred by the Calm”. McDonald (posthumously) David H. 75-76 [10] Filkins. Dexter. Vietnam Order of Battle: A Complete Illustrated Reference to the U. Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES 6. McNerney Franky Zoly Molnar (posthumously) Anund C. Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for PLEIKU PROVINCE (1st Brigade Only) 2. Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DAK TO DISTRICT (1st Brigade Only) 3. First Class for VIETNAM 1966–1969 9.

archives. D. George. John's Press 2005 ISBN 0-9710551-9-X External links • • • • • 4th Infantry Division Home Page (http://www.archive.combatreels.cfm) • The short film Big Picture: The Famous Fourth (http://www. Ballantine books 1987 ISBN 9780804100038 • Eggleston. Washington.4th Infantry Division (United States) 13 Further reading • Brown.arc.org/ww1/) • 4th ID Order of Battle (http://www. St.mil/units/4id/) – official site.history. New York.mil/ html/books/iraq/BGIraq/bgi.org/military/agency/army/4id.html).C.cmstory.htm) Famous Fourth: The Story of the 4th Infantry Division (WWII unit history booklet) (http://www.4thinfantry.org website (http://www. (2007).com/4th_Infantry_Division_Europe_DVD.mil/units/4id/units/unitsindex. – a journal from a member of the 4th Infantry Division 2003–2004 • Wilson.com/) – unofficial site. August–November 1944 (http://www.army. Todd S. combatreels.2569781) is available for free download at the Internet Archive [more] .carson.army.globalsecurity. Rhonda.army. com/gi_stories_booklets/4thinfantry/) • Camp Greene Website (http://www.org) 4th History @ GlobalSercurity. 4th Infantry Division for Vietnam Veterans (http://4thinfantrydivision-vietnam.carson. "Ladies of the Ironhorse: The Voices of Those Who Wait at Home". 4th Infantry Division Association (http://www. com/4th_Infantry_Division_Normandy_DVD.org/details/gov.html) • 4th US Infantry Division World War II in Normandy Combat Film DVD June 1944 (http://www.cfm) • 4th Infantry Division in World War II Europe Combat Film DVD.: United States Army Center of Military History.weebly.lonesentry. Battleground Iraq: Journal of a Company Commander (http://www. If you survive.

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