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Military

Chapter 1
Military Districts and
Motorized Infantry Divisions

Military districts and maneuver divisions are the highest-level tactical organizations in the Ground Forces. Military districts are geographical entities, but are also a level of command. Districts generally contain one or more separate brigades (infantry, motorized infantry, or mechanized infantry) and perhaps a tank brigade. However, a district may have a standing division (infantry, motorized infantry, or mechanized infantry) based on divisional brigades. For more information on infantry and mechanized infantry divisions, see Chapter 2. For more information on separate and divisional brigades, see Chapters 3 and 4.

Divisions can be either standing or mobilized from the reserves. Standing divisions may exist in districts along an international border, in districts that contain historically threatened avenues of approach, or around critical cities or facilities. Divisions mobilized from the reserves may draw combat support and combat service support from reserves or receive them from the national asset pool. The commander of the district in which a division is garrisoned or mobilized is also the division commander, as long as the division remains in that district.

CONTENTS

Military District

Motorized Infantry Division

Division Headquarters, Mtzd Inf Div, Inf Div, and Mech Inf Div

Separate Tank Battalion, Mtzd Inf Div, Inf Div, and Mech Inf Div, or Mech Inf Bde (Sep and Div)

Engineer Platoon, Separate Tank Bn

Signal Section, Separate Tank Bn

Maintenance Section, Separate Tank Bn

Support Platoon, Separate Tank Bn

Medical Section, Separate Tank Bn

Artillery Regiment, Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div, or MD or Army or National

Headquarters and Control Battery, Arty Regt or Arty Bde or MRL Bde

122-mm Howitzer Battalion, Mtzd Inf Bde (Sep) and Inf Bde (Sep), or Arty Regt

122-mm Howitzer Battery, 122-mm Howitzer Bn

152-mm Gun-Howitzer Battalion, Arty Regt or Arty Bde

152-mm Gun-Howitzer Battery, 152-mm Gun-Howitzer Bn

122-mm Multiple Rocket Launcher Battalion, Arty Regt and SP Arty Regt, or MRL Bde

Headquarters and Control Platoon, 122-mm MRL Bn

Firing Battery, 122-mm MRL Bn

Material Support Platoon, 122-mm MRL Bn

Target Acquisition Battery, Arty Regt or Arty Bde or MRL Bde

Material Support Company, Arty Regt and SP Arty Regt, or Arty Bde or MRL Bde

Maintenance Company, Arty Regt and SP Arty Regt, or Arty Bde or MRL Bde

Antiaircraft Gun Regiment (57-mm), Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div, or MD or Army or ADC

Regimental Headquarters, AA Gun Regt (57-mm)

Fire Control Battery, AA Gun Regt (57-mm)

Antiaircraft Gun Battery (57-mm), AA Gun Regt (57-mm) or AA Gun Bn (57-mm) or AA Gun Bn (Mixed)

Service Battery, AA Gun Regt (57-mm)

Antitank Battalion (Standard), Mtzd Inf Div or MD or Army or National

Antitank Gun Battalion, Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div or MD or Army or National

Battalion Headquarters, Antitank Bn (Standard) or Antitank Gun Bn

Antitank Gun Battery, Antitank Bn (Standard) or Antitank Gun Bn

ATGM Battery, Antitank Bn or ATGM Bn

Material Support Platoon, Antitank Bn or Antitank Gun Bn or ATGM Bn

Reconnaissance and Electronic Combat Battalion, Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div, or MD or Army or DMI

Headquarters and Service Company, Recon & EC Bn

Reconnaissance Company, Recon & EC Bn, Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div, or MD or Army or DMI

Long-Range Reconnaissance Company, Recon & EC Bn

Signals Reconnaissance Company, Recon & EC Bn

Jamming Company, Recon & EC Bn

RPV Squadron, Recon & EC Bn

Chemical Defense Company, Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div, or MD

Material Support Battalion, Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div, or MD or Army or National

Battalion Headquarters, Mat Spt Bn or Motor Transport Bn

Ammunition Transport Company, Mat Spt Bn

POL Transport Company, Mat Spt Bn

Cargo Transport Company, Mat Spt Bn

Maintenance Platoon, Mat Spt Bn

Supply and Service Platoon, Mat Spt Bn

Mobile Field Bakery, Mat Spt Bn

Maintenance Battalion, Mtzd Inf Div or MD or MR or Army or CDF or National

Battalion Headquarters, Maint Bn

Tracked Vehicle Maintenance Company, Maint Bn

Wheeled Vehicle Maintenance Company, Maint Bn

Ordnance Maintenance Company, Maint Bn

Supply and Service Platoon, Maint Bn, Mtzd Inf Div or MD

Recovery Platoon, Maint Bn, Mtzd Inf Div and Inf Div, or MD

Special Maintenance Platoon, Maint Bn

Medical Company, Mtzd Inf Div, Inf Div, and Mech Inf Div, or MD

Military District


Military districts are geographical entities which delineate the territorial responsibilities and disposition of forces subordinate to a military region. There is no standard composition for forces within a district. The number and types of units can vary widely from district to district. Therefore, the following organization chart merely outlines the types of units and facilities that might or might not be present in a given district.



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