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



Lieutenant Colonel David S. Taylor
Battalion Commander
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Command Sergeant Major Michael Callaghan-McCann
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 

  • 18 Jan.- 09 Feb. USADT/FDC performances in Georgia.
  • 28 Jan. DA Retirement Ceremony 1000hrs C-Hall, JBM-HH.
  • 16 Feb. President's Day, Mt. Vernon Wreath Ceremony, FDC/CinC performance.