The 506th Infantry Regiment, was originally designated the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (506th PIR) during World War II. Currently a parent regiment under the U.S. Army Regimental System, the regiment has two active battalions: the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment (1-506th) is assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment (2-506th) assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.
The regiment served with the 101st Airborne Division in World War II. Regimental elements have served with the 101st in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Regimental elements have also served in peacetime with the 2nd Infantry Division, and deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom
*Approx 60mm x 50mm, chrome plated, zinc alloy, enamel
*Attaches with 3M adhesive
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