5th Armored Brigade (United States)

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5th Armored Brigade
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5th Armored Brigade shoulder sleeve insignia
Active 1942–45
1999 – present
Country  United States
Allegiance  United States Army
Branch Armor
Role Training
Size Brigade
Part of First Army
Garrison/HQ Fort Bliss
Nickname(s) Dagger Brigade
Distinctive unit insignia 5th ar bde dui.JPG

The 5th Armored Brigade is an AC/RC (active component/reserve component) unit based at Fort Bliss, Texas. The unit is responsible for training selected United States Army Reserve (USAR) & Army National Guard units west of the Mississippi River before they deploy to conduct combat operations overseas. The unit was formerly designated as 2nd Brigade, 91st Division. In 2007, the brigade was reassigned from Fort Carson, Colorado to Fort Bliss, Texas.

The brigade was redesignated and re-missioned several times:


The unit is composed of:


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