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7th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II Name:7th Type:Infantry Nickname:Hourglass Source:Regular Army Theater:Pacific Casualties:9,212 Days of Combat:208 Activation Date:01 Jul 40 Date Sent Overseas:11 May 43 (Alaska) Date Entered Combat:11 May 43 (Attu) Status June 1946:active Korea


The 7th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the United States Army. It was activated in December 1917 in World War I, inactivated in August 2006 following the end of the Cold War, and based at Fort Ord, California for most of its history. Although elements of the division saw brief active service in World War I, it is best known for its participation in the Pacific Ocean theater of World War II where it took heavy casualties engaging the Imperial Japanese Army in the Aleutian…


Mortarmen with 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division provide hands on training for leaders with 3rd Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade.