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HQ, 1st Armored Division
OLD IRONSIDES
HQ, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division
FORERUNNERS
HQ, 2d BCT, 10th Mountain Division COMMANDOS
HQ, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division
HELMSMEN (discontinued in 1985 - see IRON BRIGADE)
HQ, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division (see also HELMSMEN)
IRON BRIGADE
HQ, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division
BULLDOGS
HHB, 1st Armored Division Artillery
BOMBARDS
HHC, 1st Armored Division Support Command
MULESKINNERS
1st Aviation Brigade
NGUY-HIEM
1st Cavalry Regiment
1st REGIMENT OF DRAGOONS
HQ, 1st Cavalry Division
FIRST TEAM
HQ, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division
IRON HORSE
HQ, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division
GREY WOLF
HQ, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division
LONG KNIFE
HHB, 1st Cavalry Division Artillery
RED TEAM
HQ, 1st Infantry Division
BIG RED ONE
HQ, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
DEVIL BRIGADE
1st Military Intelligence Battalion
FLYING EYE BATTALION
1st Signal Brigade
FIRST TO COMMUNICATE
2d Cavalry Regiment
SECOND DRAGOONS
HHC, 2d Armored Division
HELL ON WHEELS
HHC, 1st Brigade, 2d Armored Division
TIGER BRIGADE
HHC, 2d Brigade, 2d Armored Division
ST. LO BRIGADE
2d Artillery Regiment
OLD REGULARS (usage suspended after the regiment split between FA and ADA)
HQ, 2d Infantry Division
INDIANHEAD
2d Military Intelligence Battalion
PHOENIX
HQ, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division
ARROWHEAD BRIGADE
HQ, 5th Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division
STRIKE AND DESTROY
3d Armored Cavalry Regiment
BRAVE RIFLES
HHC, 3d Armored Division
SPEARHEAD
3d Artillery Regiment
GUNNERS (usage suspended after the regiment split between FA and ADA)
3d Infantry Regiment
THE OLD GUARD
HQ, 3d Infantry Division
MARNE DIVISION
HQ, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division
SLEDGEHAMMER BRIGADE
3d Medical Command
DESERT MEDICS
4th Infantry Regiment
WARRIORS
HQ, 4th Infantry Division
IVY DIVISION
4th Finance Company [formerly 4th Finance Battalion]
IRON EAGLES
HHC, 5th Armored Division
VICTORY
5th Cavalry Regiment
BLACK KNIGHTS
1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment
ALEXANDER HAMILTON BATTERY
HHC, 5th Infantry Division
RED DIAMOND
5th Infantry Regiment
BOBCATS
5th Signal Command
DRAGON WARRIORS
HHC, 6th Armored Division
SUPER SIXTH
6th Cavalry Regiment
FIGHTING SIXTH
6th Infantry Regiment
REGULARS
HHC, 6th Infantry Division
SIGHTSEEING SIXTH (discontinued in 1968)
HHC, Aviation Brigade, 6th Infantry Division
WILLIWAW
6th Field Artillery Regiment
CENTAURS
6th Military Police Company
SILVER KNIGHTS
U.S.Army 6th Recruiting Brigade
OUTRIDER
HHC, 7th Armored Division
LUCKY SEVENTH
7th Cavalry Regiment
GARRY OWEN
7th Infantry Regiment
COTTONBALERS
HHC, 7th Infantry Division
HOURGLASS (discontinued in 1953 - see BAYONET)
HHC, 7th Infantry Division (see also HOURGLASS)
BAYONET
8th Engineer Battalion
TROJAN HORSE
8th Field Artillery Regiment
AUTOMATIC EIGHTH
8th Infantry Regiment
FIGHTING EAGLES
HHC, 8th Infantry Division
PATHFINDER
9th Field Artillery Regiment
MIGHTY NINTH
9th Infantry Regiment
MANCHU
HHC, 9th Infantry Division
OLD RELIABLES
10th Cavalry Regiment
BUFFALO SOLDIERS
10th Combat Support Hospital
MOUNTAIN MEDIC
HQ, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
PATRIOT BRIGADE
HHC, 11th Airborne Division [formerly 11th Air Assault Division]
ANGELS
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
BLACKHORSE REGIMENT
11th Field Artillery Regiment
DRAGON REGIMENT
11th Military Intelligence Company
WIZARDS OF WAR
11th Signal Brigade
DESERT THUNDERBIRDS
11th Military Police Battalion
SOUTHWEST PEACEMAKERS
11th Transportation Battalion (see also BEAVERS)
OVER THE SHORE
11th Transportation Battalion
BEAVERS (discontinued in 2004 - see OVER THE SHORE)
12th Transportation Company
TRUCKIN' TWELFTH
13th Cavalry Regiment [formerly 13th Armor]
13th HORSE
13th Aviation Regiment [formerly 13th Aviation Battalion]
GUARDIAN
13th Field Artillery Regiment
CLAN
13th Finance Center
PHANTOM PAYMASTERS
13th Infantry Regiment
FIRST AT VICKSBURG
HHC, 14th Armored Division
LIBERATORS
14th Engineer Battalion
RUGGED!
14th Infantry Regiment
GOLDEN DRAGONS
15th Engineer Company
ROAD BUILDERS
15th Finance Battalion
SILVER EAGLES
16th Engineer Battalion
CATAMOUNTS
16th Infantry Regiment
SEMPER PARATUS
17th Military Intelligence Company
MAGICIANS
HHC, 18th Aviation Brigade [formerly 269th Aviation Battalion]
BLACK BARONS
18th Infantry Regiment
VANGUARDS
19th Field Artillery Regiment
EAGLES
19th Infantry Regiment
ROCK OF CHICKAMAUGA
19th Military Police Battalion SWORDSMEN
19th Support Center
TIGER CENTER
20th Infantry Regiment
SYKES' REGULARS
21st Infantry Regiment
GIMLET
HHC, 21st Signal Brigade RAZOR SHARP
22d Military Police Battalion
PALE RIDERS
HHC, 23d Infantry Division
AMERICAL
24th Infantry Regiment
DEUCE FOUR
HHC, 24th Infantry Division
VICTORY DIVISION
24th Transportation Battalion
LEADERS
24th Transportation Company
TRUCK MASTERS
25th Field Artillery Regiment
WOLF PACK
HQ, 25th Infantry Division
TROPIC LIGHTNING
HQ, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division
ARCTIC WOLVES
HQ, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division
SPARTA BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM
25th Infantry Division Materiel Management Center
LIGHTNING LOGISTICS
26th Army Band
UNITED STATES ARMY BAND OF NEW YORK CITY
27th Infantry Regiment
WOLFHOUNDS
28th Combat Support Hospital
CHINA DRAGONS
28th Infantry Regiment
LIONS OF CANTIGNY
29th Infantry Regiment
PIONEERS
30th Engineer Battalion
DESERT KNIGHTS
30th Field Artillery Regiment
HARD CHARGERS
31st Infantry Regiment
POLAR BEARS
HQ, 32d Medical Brigade
COMBAT MEDIC BRIGADE
33d Army Band
UNITED STATES ARMY EUROPE BAND AND CHORUS
34th Armored Regiment
CENTURIONS
34th Infantry Regiment
LEYTE DRAGONS
35th Infantry Regiment
CACTI
36th Engineer Detachment
CAN DO CREW
37th Engineer Battalion
EAGLE BATTALION
38th Infantry Regiment
ROCK OF THE MARNE
39th Engineer Battalion
BLUE BULLS
39th Infantry Regiment
AAA-O [Anything, Anytime, Anywhere, Bar Nothing]
40th Signal Battalion
TEAM 40th
41st Combat Support Hospital
ONE TEAM COMBAT READY
HHB, 41st Fires Brigade [formerly 41st Field Artillery Brigade]
RAILGUNNERS
42d Field Artillery Regiment
STRAIGHT ARROWS
HHB, 42d Field Artillery Brigade [formerly 42d Field Artillery Group]
WHEEL HORSES
42d Military Police Brigade
THE PROTECTORS
43d Signal Battalion
ALWAYS PROFESSIONAL
46th Engineer Battalion
STEEL SPIKE
46th Infantry Regiment
THE PROFESSIONALS
47th Support Battalion [formerly 47th Medical Battalion]
ONE OF THE ORIGINALS
48th Combat Support Hospital
DRAGON MEDICS
51st Engineer Battalion
RED RHINOS
52d Aviation Regiment [formerly 52d Aviation Battalion]
FLYING DRAGONS
52d Engineer Battalion
WE SERVE, TOGETHER
52d Infantry Regiment
READY RIFLES
54th Military Police Company
DRAGON MAULERS
57th Transportation Battalion
GALLANT SPARTANS
58th Infantry Regiment
PATRIOTS
60th Engineer Company
JUNGLE EATERS
63d Chemical Company
DRAGONMASTERS
HHC, 63d Infantry Division
BLOOD AND FIRE
64th Military Police Company
GUARDIANS OF THE WORLD
66th Armored Regiment
IRON KNIGHTS
HHC, 66th Aviation Brigade
FALCON BRIGADE
66th Military Police Company
FIGHTIN' DOUBLE SIX
66th Transportation Company
ROADKINGS
68th Transportation Company
EAGLE EXPRESS
69th Personnel Service Company
SUPPORT FIRST, SOLDIERS ALWAYS
HQ, 70th Division (Training)
TRAILBLAZERS
70th Engineer Battalion
KODIAKS
71st Ordnance Group
RAPTORS
72d Support Battalion [formerly 72d Ordnance Battalion]
STEEL DRAGONS
73d Cavalry Regiment [formerly 73d Armor]
AIRBORNE THUNDER
73d Field Artillery Regiment
THUNDERBOLTS
75th Ranger Regiment [formerly 75th Infantry]
MERRILL'S MARAUDERS (discontinued in 1989)
76th Field Artillery Regiment
SPIRIT OF '76
77th Army Band
THE PRIDE OF FORT SILL
HHC, 77th Infantry Division
STATUE OF LIBERTY
HQ, 78th Division (Training Support)
LIGHTNING
HHC, 79th Infantry Division [formerly 79th Operational Headquarters; 79th Command Headquarters]
CROSS OF LORRAINE
HQ, 80th Division (Institutional Training)
BLUE RIDGE
HHC, 81st Infantry Division
WILDCAT
HQ, 82d Airborne Division
ALL AMERICAN
HQ, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division
GOLDEN BRIGADE
HHC, 83d Infantry Division
THUNDERBOLT
84th Chemical Company
SMOKE DRAGON
HQ, 84th Division (Institutional Training)
RAILSPLITTERS
84th Ordnance Battalion
CRIMSON TALONS
HQ, 85th Division (Training Support)
CUSTER
HQ, 3d Brigade, 85th Division (Training Support)
UST PADENGA BRIGADE
86th Signal Battalion
VARSITY (discontinued in 1995 - see FIRST VOICE HEARD)
86th Signal Battalion (see also VARSITY)
FIRST VOICE HEARD
HQ, 87th Division (Training Support)
GOLDEN ACORN
89th Transportation Company
ROADMASTERS
HHC, 90th Infantry Division
TOUGH 'OMBRES
90th Personnel Company [formerly 90th Personnel Services Battalion]
FIRST TO SUPPORT, LAST TO LEAVE
HQ, 91st Division (Training Support)
WILD WEST DIVISION
91st Division Band
BAND OF THE WILD WEST
92d Engineer Battalion
BLACK DIAMONDS
93d Military Police Battalion WAR EAGLE
94th Field Artillery Regiment DEEP STEEL
HQ, 95th Division (Institutional Training)
IRON MEN OF METZ
98th Army Band
SILVER WINGS BAND
HQ, 98th Division (Institutional Training)
IROQUOIS
98th Division Band
RAPPL'S OWN
HQ, 100th Division (Institutional Training)
CENTURY
HHB, 100th Missile Defense Brigade
CENTENNIAL
HQ, 101st Airborne Division
SCREAMING EAGLES
HHC, 102d Infantry Division
OZARK
HHC, 103d Infantry Division [formerly 103d Operational Headquarters; 103d Command Headquarters, Divisional; 103d Command Headquarters; 103d Support Brigade; 103d Support Command]
CACTUS DIVISION
105th Military Intelligence Battalion
OWLS
113th Army Band
DRAGOONS
115th Combat Support Hospital [formerly 115th Field Hospital]
WARRIOR MEDICS
116th Aviation Company
HORNETS
119th Aviation Company
REDHAWK
121st Aviation Company
SOC TRANG TIGERS
123d Support Battalion
MIGHTY MAIN
131st Aviation Company
NIGHTHAWKS
140th Transportation Detachment
PHANTOM REGULATORS
141st Signal Battalion
THE COMMUNICATORS
142d Military Police Company
REGULATORS, GUNS UP
150th Transportation Company
ROADRUNNERS
163d Military Intelligence Battalion
BLUE WATCH
164th Military Police Company
ARCTIC ENFORCERS
165th Military Police Company
WAR HAWKS
169th Maintenance Battalion
TASKMASTERS
170th Military Police Company
DRAGON SLAYERS
HHC, 172d Infantry Brigade
SNOW HAWKS (discontinued in 2005)
HQ, 173d Airborne Brigade
SKY SOLDIERS
176th Personnel Service Company
WITH US YOU'RE NUMBER ONE
179th Aviation Company
SHRIMP BOATS
180th Aviation Company
BIG WINDY
187th Aviation Company
BLACKHAWKS (discontinued in 1972 - see CRUSADERS)
187th Aviation Company (see also BLACKHAWKS)
CRUSADERS
187th Infantry Regiment
RAKKASANS
187th Personnel Service Company
WE GIVE A DAMN
189th Personnel Service Company
MISSION FIRST, PEOPLE ALWAYS
HQ, 196th Infantry Brigade
CHARGERS
HQ, 197th Infantry Brigade
FOLLOW ME
200th Aviation Company
PACHYDERM
201st Aviation Company
RED BARONS
203d Aviation Company
HAWKEYE
204th Military Police Company
BLADE RUNNERS
214th Army Band
FORSCOM'S OWN (discontinued in 1985 - see ARMY GROUND FORCES BAND)
214th Army Band (see also FORSCOM'S OWN)
ARMY GROUND FORCES BAND
215th Finance Battalion
DOUBLE EAGLES
215th Support Battalion
BLACKSMITHS
219th Aviation Company
HEADHUNTERS
220th Aviation Company
CATKILLERS
225th Aviation Company
PHANTOM HAWKS
229th Aviation Regiment
FLYING TIGERS
230th Finance Company [formerly 230th Finance Battalion]
DIAMONDBACKS (discontinued in 1999 - see GOLDEN EAGLES)
230th Finance Company [formerly 230th Finance Battalion] (see also DIAMONDBACKS)
GOLDEN EAGLES
235th Aviation Company
DELTA DEVILS
243d Aviation Company
FREIGHT TRAIN
248th Medical Detachment
DRAGON VETS
264th Army Band
UNITED STATES ARMY PACIFIC BAND
268th Military Intelligence Detachment
WE COVER THEIR TRACKS
271st Aviation Company
INNKEEPER
272d Military Police Company
FIGHTING DEUCE
281st Aviation Company
INTRUDERS
282d Aviation Company
BLACK CATS
283d Army Band
UNITED STATES ARMY MANEUVER CENTER OF EXCELLENCE BAND
301st Personnel and Administration Battalion [formerly 1st Personnel and Administration Battalion]
SILVER FOXES
302d Signal Battalion
GATEWAY TO FREEDOM
313th Military Intelligence Battalion
SNOW OWL (discontinued in 1998 - see CRIMSON DRAGONS)
313th Military Intelligence Battalion (see also SNOW OWL)
CRIMSON DRAGONS
315th Infantry Regiment
PHILADELPHIA'S OWN (discontinued in 1999)
319th Army Band
STATUE OF LIBERTY BAND
323d Army Band
US ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND BAND
325th Support Battalion [formerly 25th Medical Battalion]
LIGHTNING MEDICS
326th Engineer Battalion
SAPPER EAGLES
327th Infantry Regiment
BASTOGNE BULLDOGS
330th Transportation Company
CHECKMATE
339th Regiment [formerly 339th Infantry]
POLAR BEAR
360th Transportation Company
BACKBONE
361st Aviation Company
PINK PANTHERS
363d Regiment [formerly 363d Infantry]
SAN FRANCISCO'S OWN
377th Transportation Company
HEAVY TRUCKERS
389th Army Band (see also AMC's OWN)
U.S. ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND BAND
389th Army Band
AMC'S OWN (discontinued in 2006 - see U.S. ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND BAND)
392d Army Band
FORT LEE ARMY BAND
410th Military Police Company
BRAVO SPIRIT
418th Medical Company
MEDLOG WARRIORS
434th Army Band
U.S. ARMY SIGNAL CORPS BAND
437th Military Police Company
DOGS OF WAR
440th Medical Detachment
BLOODRUNNERS
488th Quartermaster Company
AMERICA'S PROVIDERS
500th Military Intelligence Group [formerly 500th Military Intelligence Brigade]
PACIFIC VANGUARD
501st Aviation Regiment [formerly 501st Aviation Battalion; Aviation Company, 1st Armored Division]
HELIBRAVES
501st Engineer Company
ROME PLOWS
501st Military Intelligence Battalion
ELECTRONIC HORSEMEN
501st Support Battalion [formerly 501st Supply & Transport Battalion]
PROVIDERS
501st Transportation Company
CANVASBACKS
502d Military Police Company
HELL'S GUARDIANS
503d Infantry Regiment
ROCK REGIMENT
504th Infantry Regiment
DEVILS IN BAGGY PANTS
504th Military Police Battalion
DRAGON FIGHTERS
505th Infantry Regiment
PANTHERS
506th Infantry Regiment
CURRAHEE
511th Military Intelligence Company
GUARDIANS OF THE BLACKHORSE
HHC, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade [formerly 513th Military Intelligence Group]
VIGILANT KNIGHTS
513th Transportation Company
ROADRUNNERS WARRIORS
518th Surgical Hospital [formerly 18th Surgical Hospital]
ROCK DOCS
529th Military Police Company
STAR GUARDIANS
542d Medical Company
DMZ DUSTOFF
546th Maintenance Company
RED DOGS
552d Military Police Company
PEACEKEEPERS
554th Engineer Battalion
STRAIGHT AHEAD
556th Maintenance Company
PATTON'S STEVEDORES
561st Military Police Company
CHAMPIONS
571st Military Police Company
DRAGON CRUSHERS
572d Transportation Company
GYPSY BANDITS
577th Engineer Battalion
IRON SOLDIERS
584th Medical Company
WHEELERS
591st Medical Company
RESPONSIVE AND RELENTLESS
598th US Army Transportation Terminal Group WARRIOR LOGISTICS IN MOTION
599th U.S. Army Transportation Terminal Group
KOA KOKUA [Warrior Support]
603d Transportation Company
ROAD WARRIORS
615th Military Police Company
BLOODHOUNDS
701st Military Police Battalion
WHITE TIGER
720th Military Police Battalion
GAUNTLET
759th Military Police Battalion
LONE SENTINEL
762d Transportation Company
SEVEN SIX DEUCE
765th Transportation Battalion
STRAIGHT ARROW
787th Military Police Battalion
PRAETORIANS
793d Military Police Battalion
SPARTANS
855th Military Police Company
DESERT WARRIORS
864th Engineer Battalion
PACEMAKERS
HHD, 902d Military Intelligence Group
DEUCE
926th Medical Detachment
SCORPION
959th Engineer Company
WAYMAKERS
984th Military Police Company
IMMORTALS
993d Transportation Company
WORK GANG
Fort Belvoir Military Police Company
ROAD DAWGS
The United States Army Band
PERSHING'S OWN
United States Army, Alaska
AMERICA'S ARCTIC WARRIORS
US Army Medical Recruiting Brigade ALLGOOD’S HIGHLANDERS
US Army Recruiting Battalion, Seattle
SEATTLE TRAILBLAZERS