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The 1st Infantry Division (1ID) is a combined arms division of the United States Army, and is the oldest continuously serving division in the Regular Army. It has seen continuous service since its organization in 1917 during World War I. It was officially nicknamed "The Big Red One" (abbreviated "BRO") after its shoulder patch and is also nicknamed "The Fighting First." The division has also received troop monikers of "The Big Dead One" and "The Bloody First" as puns on the respective officially sanctioned nicknames. It is currently based at Fort Riley, Kansas.
|1st Infantry Division
|24 May 1917 - present
|United States Army
|III Armored Corps
|Fort Riley, Kansas
|"The Big Red One" (abbreviated "BRO")
"The Bloody First"
|No Mission Too Difficult. No Sacrifice Too Great. Duty First!
|"The Big Red One Song"
|Major General John V. Meyer III
|Deputy Commanding General
|Brigadier General Niave F. Knell
|Command Sergeant Major
|Command Sergeant Major Derek Noyes
|List of commanders
|Subdued shoulder sleeve insignia, worn on ACU
|Combat Service Identification Badge
|Distinctive unit insignia
1st Infantry Division "The Big Red One" (1942–1945)
|US Infantry Divisions
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