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27th Infantry Division (United States)

27th Infantry Division (United States)
27th Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia. The red circle stars depict Orion, punning on "O'Ryan", the name of the division's World War I commander John F. O'Ryan.
Military unit
Unit name27th Infantry Division (1917 1954)
27th Armored Division (1954 67)
Founded1917 1919
1940 1945
c.1946 54
1954 67 (27th Armored Division)
CountryUnited States of America
AllegianceUnited States of America
BranchArmy National Guard
NicknameNew York
"O'Ryan's Roughnecks"
EngagementsWorld War I
World War II
Iraq Campaign {as 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team}
Major General John F. O'Ryan

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The 27th Infantry Division was a unit of the Army National Guard in World War I and World War II. The Division traces its history from the 6th Division, made up of New York units and formed in May 1917. The 6th Division designation was changed to the 27th Division in July 1917.

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Guard will be home for holidays as mission shifts - Albany Times Union Tweet this news
Albany Times Union--Members of the National Guard's -27th Infantry- Brigade Combat Team had trained for a combat mission in Afghanistan since 2010. About 1500 soldiers from Syracuse and throughout the state were due to mobilize late in November. ... - Date : Sat, 12 Nov 2011 03:51:30 GMT
General sees evidence peace can work in Afghanistan - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle Tweet this news
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle--Michael Coleman, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, -27th Infantry- Regiment, said he has worked with other battalions in Iraq and Afghanistan. In his opinion, these are the best indigenous troops he's been around. Following an - Date : Sun, 08 May 2011 10:18:02 GMT+00:00
New York Army National Guard Soldiers Fly High, See All Via Unmanned Aircraft - ReadMedia (press release) Tweet this news
ReadMedia (press release)--FORT DRUM, NY (04/18/2011)(readMedia)-- The New York Army National Guard's -27th Infantry- Brigade Combat Team will have a hawk's eye view of the battlefield thanks to the Soldiers who operate the brigade's Shadow - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 21:02:29 GMT+00:00
Army Refines Iraqi Warrior Skills - War On Terror News Tweet this news
War On Terror News--Swerda's platoon from 1st Bn., -27th- Inf. Regt., part of the 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th -Infantry Division-, serves attached to their sister battalion, the 1st Battalion, 21st -Infantry- Regiment, who oversees the traini - Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 22:33:45 GMT+00:00
Hidden Assets: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Are the Eyes and Ears of ... - ReadMedia (press release) Tweet this news
ReadMedia (press release)--These Soldiers are the four-man sniper teams of the 2nd Battalion, 108th -Infantry's- scout platoon, which is deploying to Afghanistan in 2012 with the battalion as part of the -27th Infantry- Brigade Combat Team. To prepar - Date : Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:24:57 GMT+00:00
2ID soldiers to participate in Balikatan exercise - Stars and Stripes Tweet this news
Stars and Stripes--SEOUL Approximately 500 soldiers from the 2nd -Infantry Division- will deploy to the Philippines next month to participate in the joint Balikatan humanitarian training exercise, according to 8th Army. The annual exercise, held this ye - Date : Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:40:26 GMT+00:00
Suppy Lines in the Sky: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Learn Helicopter ... - ReadMedia (press release) Tweet this news
ReadMedia (press release)--The 2-108th will deploy to Afghanistan in 2012 as part of the -27th Infantry- Brigade Combat Team. Their mission will be to train and advise the Afghan National Army. The day started with cold static load training with two UH-60 - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 19:31:56 GMT+00:00
JIMMY SMOTHERS: Former Army chaplain still has 'flock' - Gadsden Times Tweet this news
Gadsden Times--He once was an Army chaplain in the 2nd Battalion, -27th Infantry- Regiment, known as the Wolfhounds. He recently was back on base at Fort Benning, Ga., where he had once trained for deployment and where he later served as a brigade chaplai - Date : Sat, 02 Apr 2011 02:58:54 GMT+00:00
'Wolfhound' Battalion provides 350 students with an essential-service: Hope - Tweet this news Iraq - "Wolfhound" Soldiers assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, -27th Infantry- Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th -Infantry Division-, ... - Date : Tue, 25 Jan 2011 17:33:31 GMT+00:00
Veteran a part of unit prepared to invade Japan in World War II - Texarkana Gazette Tweet this news
Texarkana Gazette--He fought during World War II with the Army's -27th Infantry Division- on Okinawa. Even as they moved forward on Okinawa during World War II, former US Army ... - Date : Mon, 07 Feb 2011 10:50:02 GMT+00:00

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