On Order, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, deploys by land or air to: Assist with NBC operations, conduct area security operations, and control civil disturbances in support of the Military District of Washington’s defense to the National Capital Region. Conduct Joint and Army ceremonies and funerals, and showcase the unit, Army, and US military through special events and deployments with the specialty platoons.
HHC consists of the following platoons/sections:
- Battalion Command Group
- Company Headquarters Section
- S1- Personnel/Administrative SectionS2- Intelligence SectionS3- Operations Section
- S4- Logistics Section
- S6- Communications Platoon
- Medical Platoon
- U.S. Army Caisson Platoon
- Presidential Salute Battery
Headquarters and Headquarters Company is the largest company in the battalion. It conducts many varied missions daily in support of all battalion missions. With the diverse military occupational specialties within the company, the soldiers of HHC 1/3 provide a full range of support, to include: personnel and administration, security, planning and training for tactical and ceremonial missions, logistical support of all missions, tactical and non-tactical communications, medical care, as well as support to all matters of ceremonial and memorial affairs events.
In addition to their daily support, soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company perform missions in both a direct and supporting roles, and are an integral part of the over 6,000 ceremonial and tactical missions conducted each year.