What year did the 101st Airborne's Long Range Surveillance Detachment move from 2nd Squadron 17th Cavalry to 311th Military Intelligence Battalion?
It was either 1993 or 1994. The unit moved from 2/17 to 311th MI (unfortunately) in 1993. After the move we shared space with guys from the 311th, and really did not mesh well with the MI crowd. It was an interesting time in the units history.
Fort Bragg, North Carolina (82nd Airborne Division, 18th Corps LRS, etc) Fort Polk, Louisiana (Joint Readiness Training Centre) Vincenza, Italy (Southern European Task Force) Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia (1st Ranger Battalion) Fort Lewis, Washington (2nd Ranger Battalion) Fort Benning, Georgia (3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment HQ, et. al) In addition, infantry divisions will have a jump-qualified Long Range Surveillance Detachment (LRS-D) element, assigned as part of that division's Military Intelligence Battalion.
PSD = Personnel Security Detail. Typically, a unit formed to protect officers, such as company commanders, battalion commanders, et. al. The "Section Sergeant" would be either the senior noncommissioned officer of that detachment, or would be the NCO in charge of that detachment, if it's not led by an officer. It's not a permanent position, but rather, an expedient for forward operating areas, and will normally be drawn from personnel who can be spared for…
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well I suppose the simple answer is you can't!...the Royal Green Jackets along with other regiments were amalgamated into The Rifles Regiment. The 1st battalion Royal Green Jackets became the 2nd battalion The Rifles Regiment, and the 2nd battalion Royal Green Jackets became the 4th Battalion The Rifles Regiment. It appears the 3rd battalion and 4th Battalion (T.A.) are now disbanded.
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