The 36th Infantry Regiment is a United States Army infantry regiment.
|36th Armored Infantry Regiment|
Coat of arms
|Branch||United States Army|
|Motto(s)||"Deeds Not Words"|
|Engagements||World War II|
Operation Enduring Freedom
Distinctive unit insignia
U.S. Infantry Regiments
|35th Infantry Regiment||37th Infantry Regiment|
The 36th Armored Infantry was formed on 1 July 1916 at Brownsville, Texas from elements of the 4th Infantry, 26th Infantry and 28th Infantry. It was assigned to the 12th Division on 5 July 1918, relieved from the 12th Division 31 January 1919, and inactivated at Fort Jay New York on 13 October 1921.
The 36th was reassigned to the Ninth Infantry Division on 24 March 1923 and relieved from the Ninth Infantry Division on 1 August 1940. It was redesignated the 36th Infantry (Armored) on 15 April 1941 and reassigned to the Third Armored Division. On 1 July 1942 it was redesignated the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment. The regiment's first commander was Walton Walker.
The 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment (Spartans), was reactivated at Ray Barracks, Germany, in 1998, having been reflagged from 3-5 CAV, which was stationed at nearby Kirchgons. The battalion was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division (Ready First Combat Team). The battalion participated in a six-month rotation as part of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) in 2000. The battalion was stationed at Camp Monteith. In May 2003, the Spartans deployed to central Baghdad, Iraq, for a fifteen-month mission in support of the Iraq War's Operation Iraqi Freedom. The battalion deployed to Iraq for a second time in 2006, where it provided security and stability to the city of Hit. The unit redeployed to Germany in February 2007.
The 1st Battalion of the 36th Infantry Regiment was reactivated on 16 September 2008 and assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team (currently 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team), 1st Armored Division. The motto is "Deeds Not Words!"
36th Regiment or 36th Infantry Regiment may refer to:
36th Infantry Regiment (Poland), a unit of the Polish Army
36th Sikhs, a unit of the British Indian Army
36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot, a former unit of the British Army
36th Infantry Regiment (United States), a unit of the United States ArmyCavalry regiments:
36th Jacob's Horse, a unit of the British Indian ArmyEngineering regiments:
36 Engineer Regiment (United Kingdom), a unit of the British Army's Royal EngineersAviation regiments:
36th Special Aviation Regiment, a unit of the Polish Air ForceAmerican Civil War regiments:
36th Regiment Alabama Infantry
36th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
36th Indiana Infantry Regiment
36th New York Infantry
36th Ohio Infantry
36th Virginia Infantry
36th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment