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4th Cavalry Brigade (United States)

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Country  United States
Role  Training
Garrison/HQ  Fort Knox
Branch  U.S. Army
Size  Brigade
4th Cavalry Brigade (United States)

Active  1915–1944 2006 – present

The 4th Cavalry Brigade is an AC/RC unit based at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The unit is responsible for training selected United States Army Reserve & National Guard units that are based East of the Mississippi River. The brigade was originally formed as an element of the 2nd Cavalry Division but was inactivated after the division was broken up. The unit was formerly designated as 4th Brigade, 85th Division. The brigade is a subordinate unit of the 1st Army.



The unit is composed of:

  • HHC, 4th Cavalry Brigade
  • 1st Squadron, 409th Regiment (Cavalry)
  • 1st Battalion, 410th Regiment (Field Artillery)
  • 1st Battalion, 311th Regiment (Infantry)
  • 2nd Battalion, 311th Regiment (Infantry)
  • World War II organization

  • HHT, 4th Cavalry Brigade
  • 10th Cavalry Regiment
  • 28th Cavalry Regiment
  • Lineage

    Constituted 25 August 1942 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters, 4th Tank Destroyer Group

    Activated 1 September 1942 at Camp Hood, Texas

    Inactivated 26 October 1945 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

    Disbanded 5 August 1952

    Reconstituted 24 October 1997 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 4th Cavalry Brigade, and activated at Fort Knox, Kentucky

    Inactivated 16 October 1999 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

    Activated 1 December 2006 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

    Campaign participation credit

    World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • References

    4th Cavalry Brigade (United States) Wikipedia