Is There a Guide for the U.S. Army Infantry Division?


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The U.S. Army provides a concise guide to the traditional organization of an infantry division. An infantry division consists of three infantry brigades, plus a variety of supporting units including artillery, engineers, headquarters and other specialist troops.

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The modern U.S. Army infantry division is largely an administrative unit controlling a number of Brigade Combat Teams, which are the primary combat units of the Army. A modern U.S. Army division can include a variety of non-infantry units. For example, the U.S. First Infantry Division includes two armored BCTs, an infantry BCT and a combat aviation BCT, while the 10th "Mountain" Infantry Division is composed of three infantry and one combat aviation BCTs.

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