The 4th Infantry Division celebrated its 106th Birthday with events on December 7th and 8th, 2023 culminating with the renaming of the 4thInfantry Division HQ building in honor of Medal of Honor recipient 1st Sgt. David H. McNerney.
4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson Alumni and current senior leaders pose for a photo in front of the 4th Inf. Div. Headquarters building during the renaming ceremony at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 8, 2023.4th Inf. Div. honored Medal of Honor recipient 1st Sgt. David H. McNerney to be the new name for the headquarters building. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scyrrus Corregidor)
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. David Doyle, commanding general of 4thInfantry Division and Fort Carson, Division Command Sgt. Maj. Alex Kupratty, command sergeant major of 4th Inf. Div., and Alumni unveils the new name for the 4th Inf. Div. headquarters building during the renaming ceremony at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 8, 2023. 4th Inf. Div. honored David H. McNerney to be the new name for the headquarters building. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scyrrus Corregidor)
4th Infantry Division Alumni Tour
Commanding General MG Doyle and Division CSM Kupratty hosted events for 4th Infantry Division Alumni on December 7th and 8th which included a brief on the Division’s readiness, having lunch with Soldiers and a culinary dinner prepared by Soldiers who will be competing in an annual culinary competition at Fort Gregg-Adams.
The 4th Infantry Division alumni attend an in-briefing on the current climate of the Ivy Division at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 7, 2023.The Ivy Division’s current senior leaders and members welcomed the alumni and displayed the division’s achievements during the brief. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Woodlyne Escarne)
4th Infantry Division Association President, Mr. Rick Adams, a 4th Infantry Division alumnus and a Vietnam veteran, chooses his lunch at the Robert C. Stack Dining Facility at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 7, 2023. The 4thInf. Div. alumni dined with current Ivy Soldiers from all brigades. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Woodlyne Escarne)
4th Infantry Division culinary specialists introduce themselves to the Ivy Division’s alumni and welcomed them for an exclusive plated dinner at Warfighter Dining Facility at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 7,2023. This Alumni dinner is a pivotal training event for the 48th Annual Joint Culinary Exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Woodlyne Escarne)
4th Infantry Division Alumni were able to witness the testing for the Expert Infantry ‘EIB’, Expert Soldier ‘ESB’, and Expert Field Medic ‘EFMB’ badges. The E3B competition was hosted by the 1st Raider Brigade and spanned over several days. At the awards ceremony, we 4ID alumni were honored to pin Badges on the ’true blue’ individuals who had met all the standards.
4th Infantry Division Alumni are escorted by current senior leaders as Soldiers from 4th Inf. Div. participate in expert badge testing on Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 7, 2023. The Alumni observed Expert Infantryman, Soldier and Field Medic Badge testing and saw Soldiers complete events such as tactical combat care, a grenade throw, and simulated weapons malfunctions. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Isaiah Mount)
National 4th Infantry Division Association’s National Vice President– Planning, Ray Rocho got into the action showing off his skills throwing a grenade, (photo by a nervous Richard J. Adams)
The Division senior leaders hosted two culture panel events that focused on the 4th Infantry Division’s values-based culture and building cohesive teams. The guest speakers included GEN (RET) Dennis Reimer, CSM (RET)Timothy Metheny, and CSM (RET) Lawrence Wilson. Each speaker provided insightful perspectives to the brigade leaders.
Command Sgt. Maj., retired, Lawrence Wilson, former command sergeant major, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, addresses the Ivy 7 Culture Panel at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 8, 2023.Command Sgt. Maj. Alex Kupratty, division command sergeant major, 4th Inf. Div. hosted the event where current Ivy Division leaders gathered to hear leadership advice. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mark Bowman)
U.S. Army Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Division begin the12-mile ruck march as the last event for the Expert Infantryman, Soldier, or Field Medical Badge testing at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 8, 2023. After the ruck, Soldiers must complete a weapons assembly to pass the final event.(U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Cecilia Ochoa)
U.S. Army Soldiers and 4th Infantry Division alumni attend an Expert Infantryman, Soldier, or Field Medical Badge ceremony held by 4thInf. Div. at Fort Carson, Colorado, Dec. 8, 2023. Senior leaders from the 4thInf. Div. recognized these individuals for the hard work, dedication, and professionalism it took to earn these badges. (U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Cecilia Ochoa)