1-161st Infantry Battalion

"First In War..."  "...First In Peace"


Federal Mission: To Close with the enemy by means of fire and maneuver in order to destroy or capture him or repel his assault by fire, close combat, and counterattack.

State: On order of the Governor, support the civil agencies that have the primary responsibility to protect life and property, and preserve the peace, order and public safety.

1-161st Infantry Battalion Chain of Command

Commander - LTC John Wheeler

Command Sergeant Major - CSM Patrick Turnage

History of the 1-161st Infantry Battalion


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