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hilton garden hotel

2017 Blue Spader Reunion

NOTE: Please mail your reservation form and check soonest. MUST BE RECEIVED NLT 22 MAY 2017.   Click here to download 2017 Reunion Information Sheet __________________________________________ Click here to download 2017 Reunion Registration Form.   Hilton Garden Inn, Columbu
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2016 blue spader reunion

2016 Blue Spader Reunion

NOTE: Please mail your reservation form and check soonest. MUST BE RECEIVED NLT 20 MAY 2016.   Click here to download the registration form. Click here to download 2016 Reunion  information sheet   Riverview Inn, Clarksville, Tennessee – 22-25 June 2016. To make hotel reserv
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activation ceremony

Strike welcomes Blue Spaders

Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment “Blue Spaders,” 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division unfurl their unit colors during an activation ceremony at Freedom Fighters Physical Fitness Center. The Blue Spaders lineage dates to 1901 when the United States Congre
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Blue Spaders 2010-2012 Afghanistan Deployment History

by LTC Jesse Pearson, Former Spader 6, 2010-2012 The 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment Blue Spaders deployed from Fort Knox, Kentucky in December 2010 as the main effort of the 3d Duke Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. The battalion departed from Louisville International
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Infantrymen gather at Fort Knox for ceremony

FORT KNOX, Ky., – U.S. Army infantrymen often joke that the skies are blue because, ‘God loves the Infantry.’ It was under those same skies that more than 800 Infantrymen with 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team gathered to case their unit colors durin
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The Blue Spaders of the Big Red One

The 26th Infantry Regiment was organized in February 1901 at Fort McPherson, GA. It is the third unit to bear the designation-there was a 26th Infantry briefly activiated during the War of 1812 and another organized for a short time after the Civil War. The 26th Infantry joined the 1s
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