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192nd Infantry Brigade
Shoulder sleeve insignia
Active 1942–1946
2007-16 June 2013
Country United States
Branch United States Army
Type Infantry
Role Training
Size Brigade
Part of First Army
Engagements World War II
Distinctive unit insignia 150px

The 192nd Infantry Brigade is an infantry brigade of the United States Army. It was first formed as part of the United States Army Reserve's 96th Division. As part of the triangularization of the US Army before World War II, the Brigade was inactivated and the assets & personnel formed the 96th Reconnaissance Troop.

World War II[edit | edit source]

The unit served as the 96th Recon Troop. It served as the "eyes & ears" of the 96th Infantry Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

  • Activated: 15 August 1942.
  • Overseas: 23 July 1944.
  • Campaigns: Ryukyus, Southern Philippines.
  • Returned to U. S.: 2 February 1946.
  • Inactivated: 3 February 1946.

Today[edit | edit source]

The 192nd Infantry Brigade was reactivated at Fort Benning, Georgia to serve as the Basic Combat Training Brigade from 2007 until 16 June 2013. The units formerly within the 192d Infantry Brigade were moved to the 194th Armor Brigade.


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