COLORED -- 1ST INF. DIV

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The 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army is the oldest continuously serving division in the regular United States Army.[2] It has seen continuous service since its organization in 1917.[3] It was officially nicknamed the "The Big Red One" after its shoulder patch[3] and is also nicknamed "The Fighting First".[3] However, the division has also received troop monikers of "The Big Dead One" and "The Bloody First" as puns on the respective officially-sanctioned nicknames.[4] It is currently based at Fort Riley, Kansas.

 

ctive 1917–present
Country  United States
Branch  United States Army
Type Mechanized Infantry
Size Division
Part of Forces Command
Garrison/HQ Fort RileyKansas
Nickname "The Big Red One"[1]
"The Bloody First"
Motto No Mission Too Difficult, No Sacrifice Too Great—Duty First!
   
   
Engagements

World War I

World War II

Vietnam War

Persian Gulf War

War on Terror


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