1st Battalion Mission Statement

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  The 1stt Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) conducts memorial affairs to honor our fallen comrades, and ceremonies and special events to represent the Army, communicating its story to our Nation's citizens and the world.

   On order, conducts defense support of civil authorities in the National Capital Region.

1st Battalion Command Group


Col  Shouse 

LTC Jody Shouse
Battalion Commander
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CSM Jasper C. Johnson
Battalion Sergeant Major
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1st Battalion Contact Information


To contact the unit please call the Battalion Staff Duty at 703-696-3949.
DSN Prefix is 426-XXXX 


The Old Guard Ball
February 11

Valentine's Day
February 14

President's Day
February 20

Twilight Tattoo
May 3