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Division status during the Korean War.

Combat Divisions on Active Duty During the Korean War

Division

Component

1st Armored

Regular Army

1st Cavalry

Regular Army

1st Infantry

Regular Army

2d Armored

Regular Army

2d Infantry

Regular Army

3d Infantry

Regular Army

4th Infantry

Regular Army

7th Infantry

Regular Army

11th Airborne

Regular Army

24th Infantry

Regular Army

25th Infantry

Regular Army

28th Infantry

National Guard

31st Infantry

National Guard

37th Infantry

National Guard

40th Infantry

National Guard

43d Infantry

National Guard

44th Infantry

National Guard

45th Infantry

National Guard

47th Infantry

National Guard

82d Airborne

Regular Army

Infantry Divisions were brought into federal service in early 1952, but the twenty-first division was not  federalized or activated because of budgetary limitations. Thus the Korean War and the Cold War mobilization peaked at twenty divisions

Regular Army Training Divisions, 1950-56

 

Division

Location

Remarks

3d Armored1

Fort Knox, Ky.

Reorganized as a combat division in 1955

4th Infantry1

Fort Ord, Calif

Reorganized as a combat division in 1950

5th Armored

Camp Chaffee, Ark.

Activated in 1950; inactivated in 1956

5th Infantry

Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pa.

Activated in 1951; inactivated in 1953

6th Armored

Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

Activated in 1950; inactivated in 1956

6th Infantry2

Fort Ord, Calif

Activated in 1950; inactivated in 1956

7th Armored

Camp Roberts, Calif

Activated in 1950; inactivated in 1953

8th Infantry

Fort Jackson, S.C.

Activated in 1950; reorganized as a combat division in 1954

9th Infantry1

Fort Dix, N.J.

Reorganized as a combat division in 1954

10th Infantry l

Fort Riley, Kans.

Reorganized as a combat division in 1954

69th Infantry3

Fort Dix, N.J.

Activated in 1954

101st Airborne

Camp Breckinridge, Ky.

Activated in 1950; inactivated in 1953; activated in 1954; reorganized as a combat division in 1956

1 Activated before 1950.

2 Replaced the 4th Infantry Division.

3 Replaced the 9th Infantry Division.

 1)  The preceding charts are courtesy of the Center of Military History (Army Lineage Series), "Maneuver and Firepower"