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Units Stationed/Reactivated
at Camp Forrest


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Units Stationed/Reactivated at Camp Forrest
 
2nd Ranger Battalion
...activated on April 1st, 1943, at Camp Forrest, Tennessee trained and led by Lt. Colonel James Earl Rudder, carried out the most desperate and dangerous mission of the entire Omaha Beach landings
4th Infantry Division 29th FA Battalion
5th Ranger Battalion
16th Cavalry
Re-designated 15 June 1942 as the 16th Cavalry, Mechanized, & activated at Camp Forrest, Tennessee...
17th Airborne Division Artillery
17th Airborne Division (HHC)
17th Airborne MP Platoon
17th Parachute Maintenance Company
28th Infantry Division
30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory"
33rd Infantry Division Illinois, National Guard
44th Evac Hospital
48th Medical Depot Company
58th Field Artillery Brigade Illinois National Guard
58th Transportation Battalion
...was formed as the 2d Battalion of the 27th Quartermaster Regiment (Truck) at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, in July 1942. The 2d Battalion of the 27th Regiment provided support during mobilization for World War II at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, and Camp Forrest
65th Infantry Brigade Illinois National Guard
66th Infantry Brigade Illinois National Guard
71st Army Air Force Base Unit of the 104th Weather Group
75th Field Artillery Brigade Tennessee Colorado National Guard
78th Infantry Division
79th Infantry Division (participated in the 2nd Army Maneuvers in Tennessee}
80th Division
On July 15, 1942, just 20 days short of its 25th birthday, the 80th Division was again ordered to active service. Soldiers reported to Camp Forest, Tennessee, and later trained at Camp Phillips, Kansas, and the California-Arizona.
Troop ordered into active military service 15 July 1942 and reorganized at Camp Forrest, Tennessee, as the 80th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, an element of the 80th Division (later re-designated as the 80th Infantry Division)
101st Airborne The Screaming Eagles WWII
106th Infantry Division
107th Cavalry (Horse-Mechanized) Regiment Ohio National Guard
108th Engineer (Combat) Battalion Illinois National Guard
100th Infantry Division
118th Signal Radio Intelligence Company
122nd Field Artillery (75mm)(Trk Drawn) Battalion Illinois National Guard
124th Field Artillery
129th Infantry Regiment Illinois National Guard
130th Infantry Regiment Illinois National Guard
131st Infantry Regiment Illinois National Guard
132nd Infantry Regiment Illinois National Guard
139th Airborne Engineer Battalion
1457th Service Command Unit of Army Service Forces
155th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
168th Field Artillery (155mm)(Motorized) Battalion Colorado National Guard
181st Field Artillery (155mm)(Trk Drawn) Battalion Tennessee National Guard
191st Field Artillery (155mm)(Trk Drawn) Battalion Tennessee National Guard
193rd Glider Infantry Regiment
194th Glider Infantry Regiment
224th Airborne Medical Company
325th Combat Engineers
411th Airborne Quartermaster Company
415th Artillery Group
466th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
501st PIR - Item Company
508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
September 1943 the 508th joined many thousands of other soldiers in the area of Tullahoma, Tennessee
513th Parachute Infantry Regiment
517th Airborne Signal Company
517th Parachute Infantry
610th Tank Destroyer Battalion
The Battalion was ordered to the Second Army Maneuver area on the 16th of August, 1943, and the equipment and personnel were loaded on trains for the trip to Camp Forrest, Tennessee
628th Tank Destroyer Battalion
680th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
681st Glider Field Artillery Battalion
717th Airborne Ordinance Company
737th AAF Base Unit of the 107th Army Airways
Army Service Forces baker and cook school
AT Battery, 1st Battalion, 191st Field Artillery
Battery A, 959th Field Artillery Battalion
Battery B, 959th Field Artillery Battalion
Battery C, 959th Field Artillery Battalion
Battery H, 2nd Bn., 191st Field Artillery
Communications System Squadron
Company A, 183rd Tank Battalion
Company B, 183rd Tank Battalion
Company C, 183rd Tank Battalion
Company A, 765th Tank Battalion
Company B, 765th Tank Battalion
Company C, 765th Tank Battalion
HQ 765th Tank Battalion
HQ & HQ Company, 183rd Tank Battalion
HQ.& HQ. Company 765th Tank Battalion
HQ Battery, 959th Field Artillery Battalion
HQ Battery, 2nd Bn., 191st Field Artillery
HQ Battery, 3rd Bn., 191st Field Artillery
Recon Co., 775th Tank Battalion
Service Battery, 2nd Battalion, 181st Field Artillery Battery
Service Battery, 959th FA Battalion
Women's Air Corp detachments
 
Sources:
Office of Public Affairs Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, TN 37389-2213 / (931)454-5586 - DSN 340-5586 Current as of May 1998 - Cleared for Public Release
NavSource Naval History - Locations Of The United States Army December 7 1941
 Source: http://ice.mm.com/user/jpk/kline.htm
 Source: http://www.100thww2.org/100wund.html
 Source: http://517prct.org/documents/13th_airborne/13th_airborne_book.htm