News

Message from the Honorary Sergeant Major of the Regiment

Message from the Honorary Sergeant Major of the Regiment Fellow Blue Spaders A number of our Soldiers are currently deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). CSM Matt Bartel, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, has provided the Facebook and unit...

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2016 Blue Spader Reunion

NOTE: Please mail your reservation form and check soonest. MUST BE RECEIVED NLT 20 MAY 2016.   Click here to download the registration form. Click here to download 2016 Reunion  information sheet   Riverview Inn, Clarksville, Tennessee – 22-25 June 2016. To...

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Strike welcomes Blue Spaders

Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment “Blue Spaders,” 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division unfurl their unit colors during an activation ceremony at Freedom Fighters Physical Fitness Center. The Blue Spaders lineage dates to 1901 when...

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Reunion Information and Registration

2015 REUNION INFORMATION PAGE Hilton Lisle/Naperville       June 17 – 20 2015 To make hotel reservations. Call  800-445-8667 (630-505-0900 local hotel)  Identify yourself as being with the 26th Infantry Regiment Association reunion AND cite Group Code: “CIRA.”   The...

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From The Honorary Colonel of the Regiment

Welcome to your new website! This site belongs to the members of the 26th Infantry Regiment Association. We will use this site to spread information about the Blue Spaders, the Association, the Army and Veterans. We will use the site to keep members up to date on...

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Memories and Milestones

Memorial Day is a special and significant day for Americans and our Allies. Each year we take time out of our daily lives to reflect on those who have sacrificed so much for so many, and perhaps now more than ever we need to remember those sacrifices, which changed...

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Infantrymen gather at Fort Knox for ceremony

FORT KNOX, Ky., – U.S. Army infantrymen often joke that the skies are blue because, ‘God loves the Infantry.' It was under those same skies that more than 800 Infantrymen with 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team gathered to case their unit...

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