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Unit Size (US Army in the late-20th Century)
Size, composition, and leadership of military units varies with time, place, and circumstances. The composition of
fully authorized units (reflected in this table) will vary, especially during in periods of active engagement. Use this
as a general guide for the late-20th century US Army. The composition of foreign military units may deviate
considerably from US practices.
Approximate
Composition
Typical
Unit
Personnel
Commander
Army
100,000
2+ corps, HQ
General
Corps
30,000+
2+ divisions
Lt. General
Division
15,000+
3 brigades, HQ, support units
Maj. General
Brigade
4,500+
3+ regiments, HQ
Brig. General
Regiment
1,500+
2+ battalions, HQ
Colonel
Battalion
700
4+ companies, HQ
Lt. Colonel
Company
175
4 platoons, HQ
Captain
Platoon
40
4 squads
Lieutenant
Squad
10
Staff Sergeant
Unit Size (US Army in the late-20th Century)
Size, composition, and leadership of military units varies with time, place, and circumstances. The composition of
fully authorized units (reflected in this table) will vary, especially during in periods of active engagement. Use this
as a general guide for the late-20th century US Army. The composition of foreign military units may deviate
considerably from US practices.
Approximate
Composition
Typical
Unit
Personnel
Commander
Army
100,000
2+ corps, HQ
General
Corps
30,000+
2+ divisions
Lt. General
Division
15,000+
3 brigades, HQ, support units
Maj. General
Brigade
4,500+
3+ regiments, HQ
Brig. General
Regiment
1,500+
2+ battalions, HQ
Colonel
Battalion
700
4+ companies, HQ
Lt. Colonel
Company
175
4 platoons, HQ
Captain
Platoon
40
4 squads
Lieutenant
Squad
10
Staff Sergeant