40th Division Enamel Pin
NEW! Enamel Pins are the perfect compliment to your division patch. Pin is approximately 1/2" x 1" This enamel pin will look great on your American Legion or VFW hat too! The 40th Infantry Division (Mech) is a division of the United States Army. It is mainly composed of units of the California National Guard with one battalion from the Kansas National Guard. The 40th was organized at Camp Kearney, near San Diego, California, 16 September 1917, and was originally composed of National Guard organizations of the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. After seeing service in World War I as a depot division, it was redesignated the Guard division for California and Utah, before seeing service in the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Later the division served Korea and some of its units were designated for Vietnam. The division was redesignated the Guard unit for California alone, and it continues to serve domestically as such, mostly in homeland security operations.