A Message from 2017-2019 National Commander Fred Taylor

A greeting for all CIB recipients, CIA members and friends that visit our site. Click below and see what Fred has to say.

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History of the Combat Infantrymen's Association

In 1985, three World War II veterans who each earned the Combat Infantryman Badge for their service, conceived the idea of an organization to honor and connect other members of their elite group. Robert W. Wisecup, Paul N. Baker, and Richard A. Soesbee worked together to found the Combat Infantrymen’s Association, connecting all the Army veterans who received this honorable distinction.

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Read more about the Badge of Glory by clicking here.

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In addition to regular membership we welcome Individual and Business Support members. Support members can help with the overall operations of our individual units and promotion of our Association. Although they cannot vote or be elected to office they offer great support to our local units. Many members sign up their family and close friends as Support members.

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Combat Infantrymen's Association
825C Merrimon Ave, Suite 354
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 490-9303