Flashcards in 3ID History Deck (13):
How many 3ID Medal of Honor recipients are there?
World War I - 2
World War II - 39
Korean War - 13
Operation Iraqi Freedom - 1
Who is the most notable Medal of Honor recipient of 3ID?
SFC Paul R. Smith and Audie Murphy
How many campaign streamers does 3ID have?
29 with more to be determined
How many unit citations (awards) does 3ID have?
When was 3rd Infantry Division constituted?
12 November 1917
When did 3ID earn it's nickname?
14 July 1918
Describe the 3ID patch
The clear field of blue stands for the loyalty, steadfastness, and undying devotion of the American Soldier. The three clear-cut white stripes stand dually for the three operations up to the signing of the Armistice of 11 November 1918, of which the 3rd Division took part, and for the numerical designation of the Division.
How did 3ID earn it's nickname?
Held the Germans back at the Marne River amongst retreating comrades, earning it's nickname "The Rock of the Marne"
What does the Marne crest Latin phrase mean?
We will stay here (Nous Resterons La)
Name 3 Medal of Honor recipients
LT. Tominac, SSG Bender, CPL Gibson
First general order
I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved.
Second general order
I will obey my special orders and perform all my duties in a military manner.