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



​LTC David S. Taylor
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 

  • 11, 18, 25 - Regular season performances

  • May 26 - Flags In

  • May 27 - 30 - Memorial Day Weekend