The Armored Brigade As A Premier Soldier Training Organization

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ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW The 194th Armored Brigade is a premier Soldier training organization which is part of the Maneuver Center of Excellence situated in Fort Benning, GEORGIA. The mission of the maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning is to provide trained, agile and adaptive combat-ready Soldiers and Leaders; develop the doctrine and capabilities of the Maneuver Force and individual Soldier; and provide a world-class quality of life for our Soldiers, civilians and Army families to ensure our Army 's Maneuver Force remains the world 's premier combat force ready to "Win in a Complex World." Vision: In 2022, Fort Benning continues to be the Army’s best training facility that delivers combat-ready, combined arms maneuver Soldiers …show more content…


15 October 1945, it reorganized and redesignated as the 97th Mechanized Cavalry

reconnaissance Troop and inactivated 31 March 1946 in Japan (Organized Reserves

redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the

Army Reserve.) The 3d Platoon, 97th Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop converted and

redesignated 15 July 1962 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 194th Infantry Brigade,

and relieved from assignment to the 97th Infantry Division; concurrently withdrawn from the

Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army (remainder of the troop concurrently converted

and redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 193d Infantry Brigade – hereafter

separate linage.) On 1 October 1962, it converted and redesigned as Headquarters and

Headquarters Company, 194th Armor Brigade, activated 21 December 1962 at Fort Ord,

California, inactivated 29 June 1995 at Fort Knox, Kentucky. On 9 November 2006 transferred

to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. The Headquarters activates 10 July 2007 on Brooks Field, Fort Knox, Kentucky. The 194th Armored Brigade cased its colors 10 June 2011 at Brooks Field, Fort Knox, Kentucky as it completed its Base Realignment and


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