4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division (United States)

The 4th Brigade Combat Team, "Highlanders", is a combined arms armored Brigade of the 1st Armored Division. 4th BCT was organized in 2005 at Fort Bliss, Texas. It was originally part of the
1st Cavalry Division. The brigade re-flaged to the 1st Armored on March 5, 2008.

Its major equipment includes M1A2SEP Abrams Tanks, M2A3 & M3A3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles, M109A6 Paladin Howitzers, and M1114 Up-armored Humvees.

Units

*6th Infantry Regiment
*13th Cavalry Regiment
*77th Armor Regiment
*29th Field Artillery Regiment

Heraldry

The 4th Brigade now wears the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 1st Armored.

Current Organization

*2nd Squadron, 13th Cavalry "Saber"
*4th Battalion, 6th Infantry
*1st Battalion, 77th Armor "Blood on the Axe"
*2nd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery
*121st Brigade Support Battalion "Iron Hammer"
*4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion

References

* [http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/CampaignStreamers/Campaign.htm "Campaign, War Service, & Unit Award Sreamers"]
* [http://www.fbmonitor.com/2008/03march/030608/news/030608news0.html "Sun Sets On Long Knife"]


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