Division


PRELUDE TO ARMY XXI

U.S. Army Division Design
Initiatives and Experiments
1917-1995

Glen R. Hawkins
James Jay Carafano

United States Army
Center of Military History
Washington, D.C. 1997

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Prelude to Army XXI

Endnotes

Appendix A: U.S. Army Force Structure, 1939-1995

Appendix B: Force Design Initiatives, 1917-1995

Appendix C: Divisional Task Organizations

WWI Square Division (1917)
WWII Triangular Division (1939)
WWII Armor Division
Post WWII Division (1948)
AFTA-1 Division (1954)
Pentana Division (1955)
Reorganization of the Airborne Division (ROTAD) (1956)
Reorganization of the Current Infantry Division (ROCID) (1956)
Reorganization of the Current Armored Division (ROCAD) (1956)
MOMAR I (1959)
ROAD Division (1963)
ROAD Division (1963)
Airborne Division (ROAD) 1963
Airmobile Division (1965)
TRICAP Division (1971)
Division Restructuring Study (DRS) Division (1976)
Army 86 Study (1979)
Army 86 Study (1980)
Motorized Division (HTMD) 1984
Army of Excellence (1983)
Army of Excellence (1982)
Army of Excellence (1983)
Army of Excellence (1982)
Force XXI (1995)