Dedicated to the members of the 15th Infantry Regiment --past, present, and future
Celebrating 153 years of continuous service to our Army
The 15th Infantry traces our official Army lineage to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry constituted on 3 May 1861 by General Order Number 33. See our history and visit one of the battlefields on which the Regulars served from 1862 to 1864 in the Army of the Cumberland.
Regimental Dinner Scheduled for 12 June 2015 The Association will once again host a Regimental Dinner on 12 June 2015 at the Embassy Suites in North Charleston, SC. The dinner is open to anyone wishing to attend. We'll have an entertaining mix of music, colorful updates from the 1st and 3rd Battalions, and a little history. This will be a fun evening and a great opportunity to visit with friends and old buddies and make new acquaintances. Two options are available to register. Click here for more information and to register and pay by check or online.
Objectives Of Our Association
To perpetuate and foster the history and traditions of the Regiment. To provide opportunities for uniting past and present members of the Regiment into a close and cooperative alliance. To promote morale and high esprit de corps among members of the Regiment. To acquire and maintain a repository of Regimental historical memorabilia. To assist in the maintenance of monuments dedicated to the 15th Infantry Regimental units.
National Medal of Honor Day was officially observed on March 25. The Medal of Honor is the highest distinction that can be awarded by the President, in the name of the Congress, to members of the Armed Forces who have distinguished themselves conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty. Learn more about the Medal and 15th Infantry recipients at the Nat'l Medal of Honor Museum site. Take a moment to think about William J Carson, Keith L Ware, Ola Mize, and all of the other 15th Infantry recipients of the Medal. Can Do.
The Dragon Ball. A good time was had by all on the evening of 10 April 2015 at the Columbus Ironworks and Convention Center for the annual 1st Battalion Dragon Ball. See the photos on the Can Do Battalion Facebook page. The event began at 1700, included the usual pomp and circumstance of a formal dinner, the Punch Bowl Ceremony, excellent guest speaker comments by SFC Joseph Kapacziewski of the 3rd Ranger Battalion, and ended with dancing into the late night. This is the final 1st Battalion Formal for LTC and Mrs. Mueller before their pending PCS.
1st Battalion Change of Command. The 1st Battalion will conduct a change of command on 18 May 2015 at 1030 on Kelly Hill. The outgoing Commander, LTC Scott Mueller, will be enroute to Ft. Hood. The incoming Commander, LTC Fred Tanner, is inbound from Ft. Bragg.