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  U.S. 15th Infantry Regiment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 15th Infantry Regiment is currently a parent regiment in the United States Army.
It fought with the armies in the west, participating in major battles such as Shiloh, Chickamauga, and in Sherman's March to the Sea.
In 1957, it was relieved from that division, and organized as a parent unit in the Combat Arms Regimental System, and remains in that "position" today.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_15th_Infantry_Regiment   (190 words)

 25th Infantry Division Association: Regimental System
With the demise of the infantry regiment, the only remaining tactical regiments left in the army were five armored cavalry regiments which were deemed flexible enough to operate on the atomic battlefield.
As the regiment had been the traditional principal repository of unit history in the Army a plan was devised to retain the regiments as permanent repositories of unit lineages, honors, and histories regardless of future tactical reorganizations.
However all honors accruing to elements of a parent regiment are displayed on the regimental lineage and honors certificate except for some foreign decorations awarded to elements of the regiment.
www.25thida.com /cars.html   (784 words)

 25th Infantry Division Association: The Units
In 1951 it was reactivated as the 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment and assigned to the 11th Airborne Division.
The 2nd Battalion (Airborne) 503rd Infantry Regiment was reactivated on 16 December 2001 as a parachute infantry battalion and assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade stationed at Vicenza, Italy.
And on 17 December 1944, it was the initial regiment of the 101st to arrive in defense of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
www.25thida.com /unitsinfantry.html   (9532 words)

 Parent regiment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In this system, regiments are simply there to preserve units' lineage, and few regiments actually are combat bodies (in the United States Army, there are very few remaining infantry, cavalry, or artillery regimental bodies).
The exceptions remain the "special" units, such as engineer regiments and armored cavalry regiments.
Rather, the regiments are split into battalions (infantry, usually three) or squadrons (cavalry, usually three or more).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parent_regiment   (186 words)

 16th Cavalry Regiment | Fort Knox, Kentucky
The Mission of the 16th Cavalry Regiment is to develop self-confident, adaptive leaders who motivate teams to solve complex problems while operating in a full-spectrum environment in an Army transforming to an Interim and an Objective Force.
The Regiment was charged with providing personnel for units serving overseas in France during World War I. After a post war drawdown the regiment was inactivated in 1921 in Texas.
In 1957, the 16th Cavalry was designated as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System, and its former troops were withdrawn from the 16th Armored Group to become elements of the regiment.
www.knox.army.mil /school/16cav   (903 words)

 Personnel selection and screening   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Since service in the Canadian Airborne Regiment was voluntary, it was sometimes necessary to allow a member to be promoted earlier than would otherwise be the case, to ensure that all positions in the CAR were filled at the appropriate rank levels.
Moreover, there was evidence that at least one of the parent regiments was reluctant to take back non-commissioned officers who had been with the CAR for a number of years when this was suggested by the CAR commander and the regimental sergeant-major.
In the parent regiments, a new master corporal was selected from anywhere in the battalion, whereas in the CAR, the commanding officer was effectively limited to choosing from a company-sized sub-unit.
www.dnd.ca /site/reports/somalia/vol2/V2C20A_e.asp   (8636 words)

 Black Watch
The regiment went into action for the first time in 1745 at the battle of Fontenoy.In 1751 the number was changed, the regiment becoming known as the 42nd or Highland Regiment, and seven years later the title of " Royal " was conferred.
During the war of 1914-1918 the regiment consisted of 25 battalions and fought in France and Flanders, Macedonia, Egypt, Mesopotamia and Palestine.
Sixty-eight battle honors were awarded to the regiment for the 1914-1918 war, and of these, ten were selected for emblazoning on the Color.
pirate.shu.edu /~therajpa/blackwatch.htm   (861 words)

 24th Field Artillery (Philippine Scouts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
That unit is credited as the parent regiment of the 24th Field Artillery and acknowledged in the canton on the shield.
The insignia is the shield of the regiment.
The canton with the yellow pack mule and mountain gun is from the arms of the 2nd Field Artillery, parent unit of the 24th.
www.geocities.com /Eureka/Plaza/7750/24thfieldartillery.html   (401 words)

 3-200th Air Defense Artillery
The 1st Regiment was expanded 25 April 1883 to form the 1st Regiment and the 2nd Cavalry Battalion (1st Regiment; hereafter, separate lineage).
The 1st Regiment of Infantry and elements of the 2nd Regiment of Cavalry were consolidated 24 December 1890 and consolidated unit designated at the 1st Regiment of Infantry.
The former 1st Regiment of Infantry was reconstituted 16 July 1919 in the New Mexico National Guard as a separate squadron of cavalry and organized with Troops A and B at Albuquerque and Carlsbad, respectively.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/3-200ada.htm   (1220 words)

 Royal Highlander's Home Page
The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada is the oldest Highland regiment in the Dominion, and was the first of the Dominion battalions to become allied with their Parent regiment in Scotland.
The regiment raised another Battalion, and this time LCOL G.S. Cantlie, who commanded it, arranged that its CEF number be the historic 42nd of the Parent regiment in Scotland.
The Regiment was the only Canadian one to have three battalions at the front of this campaign, and all of them fought their way up the slopes of Vimy on the same day in 1917.
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 Prussian Reserve Infantry: 1813-15
The new Regiments were usually of three Battalions, like the Regulars, although the 1st, 3rd and 5th had four - the IV Battalion was usually broken up and its personnel used to fill up the ranks of the other three.
Regiment No 12 and all the ex-Reserve units except the 13th, 16th, 17th and 20th Regiments took part in the Waterloo campaign.
They and the 15th Regiment, committed straight from an exhausting cross-country march against fresh troops of the Imperial Guard, bore the brunt of the struggle and it was fitting that the ex-Reservists should have a rôle on the final victory.
www.napoleon-series.org /military/organization/c_resinf2.html   (1464 words)

 Articles - U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 7th Cavalry Regiment was Constituted on July 28, 1866 in the Regular Army as the 7th Cavalry.
From 1866 through 1871, the Regiment was posted at Ft. Riley and fought in the Indian Wars, notably at the Battle of the Washita in 1868.
The Regiment was present at the Wounded Knee Massacre on December 29, 1890, the end of the Indian Wars.
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/US_7th_Cavalry_Regiment   (1653 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The term "battalion" and "regiment" have been used interchangeably by historians of both the Canadian and British armies, and indeed, the terms have been used that way by those militaries themselves.
In peacetime, the distinction between a Regiment and a battalion may be academic, as most reserve militia regiments have traditionally been organized as a single battalion.
These battalions drew their identity from the parent regiment, taking their name, insignia such as cap badges and shoulder titles, and inherited the history and traditions of that regiment.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /orgbatts.htm   (1073 words)

 ARNG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
From the organization of the North, South and East Regiment in 1636 until 1959, the regiment was the primary tactical unit in the National Guard.
The regiment was not only the repository for history and tradition, it also served as the basic personnel organization.
A combat arms soldier not serving in a regiment will affiliate with a regiment of his or her choice provided that he or she has previously served in that regiment.
airdefense.bliss.army.mil /regiments/arng.htm   (439 words)

 178th Infantry Regiment History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
One battalion of the Regiment, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Otis B. Duncan, was engaged in pursuit of the retreating enemy far in advance, when halted by the Armistice.
The Regiment was again reorganized in June 1919 in the Illinois National Guard as the Eighth Infantry Regiment; Headquarters were again federally recognized 25 August, 1921, at Springfield.
In February of 1942, the Regiment furnished the initial cadre of officers and enlisted men to activate and organize the 795th Tank Destroyer Battalion, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Theophilus M. Mann.
www.il.ngb.army.mil /b-1-178/178thhistory.htm   (2225 words)

 Parent regiment -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776) United States, among others, uses the parent regiment system.
In this system, regiments are simply there to preserve units' lineage, and few regiments actually are combat bodies (in the (The army of the United States of America; organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare) United States Army, there are very few remaining infantry, cavalry, or artillery regimental bodies).
Rather, the regiments are split into (An army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies) battalions (infantry, usually three) or (An air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group) squadrons (cavalry, usually three or more).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pa/parent_regiment.htm   (280 words)

 69th Armored Regiment Unit History
The 69th Armored Regiment was constituted on 15 July, 1940 in the Regular Army and initially assigned to the lst Armored Division.
With the remaining elements of the 69th and the 89th Tank Battalions, the 69th Armored Regiment was redesignated the 69th Armor, a parent regiment under the new system.
The proud heritage of the Battalions of the 69th Armored Regiment continues, embodied in the exceptional professionalism and combat proficiency of today's Armor soldiers of the 2nd and 3rd Battalions.
www.rjsmith.com /69_hist.html   (1802 words)

 1st Battalion ? 118th Field Artillery Regiment
The 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, traces its lineage to the 118th Field Artillery which was organized on 18 April 1751 in the Georgia Militia in the District of Savannah as four independent volunteer companies, 3 of foot and one of horse.
It was reorganized on 2 April 1757 as the 1st Regiment of Foot Militia, Division of Savannah, under the command of Colonel Noble Jones; in January 1776 with two battalions (Savannah and Christ Church Parish in the 1st Battalion).
It was reorganized in 1782 in the Georgia Militia as the 1st Regiment (Savannah and Chatham County in the 1st Battalion), 1st Brigade, 1st Division.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/1-118fa.htm   (1127 words)

 331st Battlemech Division - History
Independant Regiments are designed to operate without support from a Division, and sometimes appear in BattleMech brigades to give the Division itself the ability to send detachments off of the main group.
Marine CAAN regiments deploy directly from the Navy's warships, and, although they are usually not part of a Corps, they operate very closely together on the operational level during campaigns.
Artillery regiments are assigned to divisions, made up of three battalions, each containing three companies of three batteries each.
www.minnesotatribe.com /mthistory-unit_composition.shtml   (2681 words)

 History of Third Battalion Fourth Marines
In July 1926, the triangular organization of the battalion's parent regiment was abandoned, and the 4th Regiment returned to its previous two-battalion organization.
On 17 September 1932, the 4th Marines was increased to a three-battalion regiment at Shanghai by the activation of a new 2d Battalion orgainzed by men transferred from the other battalions and men received from San Diego and Mare Island.
But the three-battalion regiment didn't last long, as the 3d Battalion became a casualty of national economic retrenchment in the 1930's and was deactivated on 19 December 1934, at Shanghai.
thundering-third.org /history34/histact.html   (959 words)

 Insignia of the 7th Marines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Scarlet, an official color of the United States Marine Corps, symbolizes the sacrifices of the men of the Regiment in the defense of their country; and the gold the other official color of the Marine Corps, is for their boldness and pride.
The scroll above the arms recognizes the Regiment's traditional parent Division and role with the Fleet Marine Force (FMF), while the motto "Prepare to March" in the scroll below conveys the Regiment's constant vigil and readiness to march into battle.
The current motto,"Prepare to March", was used unofficially beginning in 1989, and was registered by the Regiment's commander, Col. James N. Mattis, with the Commandant of the Marine Corps in April 1996.
www.marzone.com /7thMarines/Hst4000.htm   (268 words)

 VRHC Museum
The Parent Regiment, from which The Black Watch of Canada derives its title, was formed in 1739 to serve in a garrison and peacekeeping capacity in the then troubled Highlands of Scotland.
Serving from 1953-1970 as a regular infantry regiment, The Black Watch saw action in Korea, garrison duty in Germany and served with the UN peacekeeping forces in Cyprus.
Many Commonwealth Regiments have a traditional ceremony called 'Trooping the Colours' during which the colours are paraded before each member of the regiment.
www3.sympatico.ca /czono/vrhc/museum.htm   (1737 words)

 History for 196th Regimental Combat Team
Parent unit organized 1884-1885 as 2d Regiment, Dakota Territory.
The Regiment was composed of the 196th Infantry Regiment, 147th FA Battalion and the 200th Engineer Co. It?s first annual training was held at a Camp Rapid, SD in 1948.
The 196th RCT was organized in South Dakota on Sep 22, 1946 and commanded by Col Kenneth Scurr.
www.military.com /HomePage/UnitPageHistory/1,13506,100266,00.html   (238 words)

 HyperWar: USMC Operations in WWII: Vol III--Central Pacific Drive [Chapter V-3]
As the 8th Marines landed, the regiment was attached to the 4th Division and given the northernmost sector of the front.
At 1730, 2/8 was returned to its parent regiment, when the 8th Marines, less its 3d Battalion retained in NTLF reserve, became division reserve.
Both regiments dug in at O-5 and reported minimum enemy activity that night: two Japanese soldiers tried to infiltrate the perimeter of the 2d Marines, and two small enemy patrols were discovered in cane fields near the 6th Marines.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USMC/III/USMC-III-V-3.html   (8085 words)

 The Signal Corps Regiment
In essence, the regimental adjutant serves as the spokesperson for the Chief of Signal on matters concerning the Signal Corps Regiment.
Each of these and other programs is intended to foster esprit de corps, unit cohesion and affiliation, stability, commitment, and a sense and appreciation of Signal Corps history, all vital elements in the USARS concept and its overall goal of increasing combat effectiveness.
One way to "restore awareness of the historic identities and traditions" of the Signal Corps Regiment is to learn its history which spans from the wigwag signaling system of its founder to today's modern communications technology.
www.gordon.army.mil /roa/history/scregmnt.htm   (1469 words)

 FM 17-95 Chapter 9 Combined Arms Integration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
If the regiment is augmented with a direct support brigade or battalion, the commander of that direct support unit serves as the regimental fire support coordinator.
The howitzer batteries in the armored cavalry regiment have an organic COLT.
It is the responsibility of the air defense officer at regiment or squadron level to inform their respective supported commanders of the current air defense warning.
www.cavalrypilot.com /fm17-95/c9.html   (16064 words)

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