Infantry: June 29, 2004

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The new U.S. infantry brigade organization is similar in size and scope to the current Heavy BCT organization. The 101st Airborne Division is beginning to undergo this change and will ultimately field four of the new BCTs. The 10th and 25th Infantry Divisions will follow later in the process. As with the heavy units expect changes as a result of training at the Joint Regional Training Center in Fort Polk, LA and from a pending deployment back to Iraq.

The new infantry brigade is organized as follows;


Special Troops Battalion
Headquarters Company
Signal Company
Military Intelligence Company
Engineer Company

Infantry Battalion (x3)
Headquarters
Rifle Company (x3)
(Each Rifle Company has a Company Headquarters and threeRifle Platoons)
Combat Support Company
Scout Platoon
Mortar Platoon
Assault Platoon (x3)
Sniper Section

Reconnaissance and Surveillance Squadron (battalion)
Headquarters
Two Motorized Recon Troops (company)
One Dismounted Recon Troop 
Surveillance Troop
UAV Platoon
Ground Surveillance Radar Platoon
Multi-Sensor Platoon

Strike Battalion
Headquarters
Target Acquisition Platoon
UAV Platoon
Field Artillery Battery (105mm Towed, 2 Batteries, 8 guns each)

Support Battalion
Headquarters
Distribution Company
Maintenance Company
Medical Company
-- Michael K. Robel

 


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