4th Infantry Division

2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team

The 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, "Warhorse," was first constituted on November 19, 1917, in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 7th Infantry Brigade, an element of the 4th Division. It was then organized in December 1917 at Camp Greene, North Carolina. The Brigade served during World War I after which, the unit was reorganized and redesignated in March 1921 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Infantry Brigade. The unit was inactivated on September 21, 1921, at Camp Lewis, Washington. It was redesignated on March 23, 1925 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Brigade, relieved on August 15, 1927, from assignment to the 4th Division, and assigned to the 7th Division. It was relieved on October 1, 1933 from assignment to the 7th Division and assigned to the 4th Division. It was redesignated on August 24, 1936 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Infantry Brigade and disbanded on October 16, 1939.

The unit was reconstituted on August 21, 1963, in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division and was activated on October 1, 1963 at Fort Lewis, Washington. During the Vietnam War, the 2nd Brigade received battlefield streamers for participation in 11 combat campaigns.

After the Vietnam War, the 2nd Brigade was inactivated in 1989 and reactivated on December 15, 1995 at Fort Hood, Texas, the Brigade led the Army's Force XXI experimentation and validation, shaping the force of the 21st Century.

In March 2003, the 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In late 2006, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division moved from Fort Hood, Texas to Fort Carson, Colorado. The Brigade Combat Team cased its colors in January 2015. In February 2015 as part of the Army’s realignment initiative 4th IBCT, 4th Infantry Division cased its colors and subsequently reactivated to become the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

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HQ, 2nd IBCT Staff Duty 719-503-4009
1-12 Infantry Regiment 719-503-4109
2-12 Infantry Regiment 719-503-4209
1-41 Infantry Regiment 719-503-4709
3- 61 Cavalry Regiment 719-503-4309
2-77 Field Artillery Regiment 719-503-4409
52nd Brigade Engineer Battalion 719-526-9677
704th Brigade Support Battalion 719-503-4609
Fort Carson reception 719-503-6961