Welcome to the 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division
1-77th Armored Battalion

     

1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment was first constituted April 25, 1941, in the United States Army as the 73rd Tank Battalion. The 77th Battalion has participated in World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Balkans and Global War on Terrorism and has been awarded the following campaign streamers: French Croix de Guerre, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with the following unit citations: Valorous Unit Award, Army Superior Unit, and Meritorious Unit Commendation. 1st Bn, 77th AR Regiment was reactivated at Fort Bliss, Texas, under 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division on March 5, 2008, and has deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2009-10 and Operation New Dawn 2011. In May 2012, the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment was deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The battalion returned to Fort Bliss, Texas, in February 2013. In January 2015, the Battalion deployed to East Africa as part of Operation Enduring Freedom-Horn of Africa. Units from 1-77 Armor were sent to multiple countries in East Africa to provide physical security as well as host nation advising. The 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment is currently deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield.


Staff Duty Phone: 915-744-5381
Address: BLDG 20400 Ansbach Way, Fort Bliss, Texas 79918


Battalion S1:
DSN: 318-824-2367




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