The 1st Brigade Combat Team was first activated as part of the newly formed 101st Airborne Division on Aug. 16, 1942, as 1st Brigade, 327th Infantry Glider Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. The brigade had previously consisted of 1st and 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Glider Regiment, 164th Infantry Brigade and 82nd Infantry Division, since Sept. 17, 1917, based in Fort Gordon, Georgia.
Read more of the history of 1st Brigade Combat Team on our Unit History page.
COL Robert G. Born
CSM Derek G. Wise
Brigade Command Sergeant Major
Headquarters and Headquarters Company "Hydra"
1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment "Above the Rest"
2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment "No Slack"
1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment "Victory or Death"
1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment "Red Currahee"
326th Brigade Engineer Battalion "Sapper Eagle"
426th Brigade Support Battalion "To the Task"