The Largest Security-Cleared Career Network for Defense and Intelligence Jobs - JOIN NOW


IX Corps

During the 1990-1991 Gulf War, a number of new divisions were raised from mobilized reserves and young volunteers. These units were temporariliy placed under the IX Reserve Corp and the X Reserve Corps. In late 1990 IX Reserve Corps deployed to southern Iraq with at least four divisions. The 47th Infantry Division and 48th Infantry Division were eventually deployed with VII Corps, while the 45th Infantry Division and 49th Infantry Division remained attached to the IX Reserve Corps, deployed at some distance from the front. Some sources suggest that at least one other unidentified division remained attached to IX Corps. Other sources suggest [probably in error] that the 26th Infantry Division, a unit of the regular Army, was attached to IX Corps [in fact it was almost certainly attached to VII Corps].

Join the mailing list

One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger - by Matthew Yglesias

Page last modified: 09-07-2011 02:46:59 ZULU