The beak, eyes and mouth are from the Nootka. The Motto was, Light, Swift, and Accurate. Command Sergeant Major 24th Infantry Division Fort Riley, Kansas for Excellence. Troop D, 10th Cavalry 6. [23] The 172d light infantry was assigned the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry, an airborne infantry battalion, one of only three existing outside of the 82nd Airborne Division. During the deployment, the 81st Brigade's units were stationed across multiple locations in and around the Baghdad area as well as Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. It was demobilized in January 1919 at Camp Grant, and the camp itself was abandoned in 1921.[13][15]. Formed to be what would be called in today’s jargon a quick-reaction force for the protection of American interests in Asia, the Brigade underwent extensive jungle training on Okinawa and Irimote. At least one Army officer recalls the partnership between a battalion from the 9th and (future State Adjutant General) Lieutenant Colonel Keith Eggan's 3rd Battalion, 161st Infantry at annual training in 1973 as the very first attempt to implement the concept. [14] Colonel Jeffrey Sinclair was commanding the brigade at the time. In the mid-60s, the Defense Department, under Secretary Robert McNamara, moved seriously toward abolishing the National Guard altogether. The 81st Brigade was alerted for a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2008. Although energy levels were high, many soldiers struggled to stay awake and alert during the early hours of the convoy. [23] These inactivations, along with the subsequent reorganization of US Army divisions, saw several divisional brigades stationed in bases that were far from the division's headquarters and support units. [13], On 10 October 1945 the 86th Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized) was again redesignated the 86th Mechanized Reconnaissance Troop before finally being inactivated on 30 December 1946 while still stationed in the Philippines. [38] The reflagged units were: As part of the Grow the Army Plan announced 19 December 2007, the Army will activate and retain two Infantry Brigades in Germany until 2012 and 2013. Separate combined arms brigades, a newer phenomenon, date to the 1960s. The brigade is a subordinate unit of First Army Division East 74th Infantry Detachment (AIRBORNE, Long Range Patrol), 173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate) The Department of the Army officially authorized the formation of the 74th Infantry Detachment (LRP) on 20 December 1967 and all personnel of the LRRP platoon were absorbed in to the 74th Infantry … The 81st in Washington and 41st (not 82nd) in Oregon, picked up the heritage of their respective elements. [35] The raven is considered to be of particularly good power in the legends of the Northwest Indian tribes. The unit deployed to Mosul, Iraq. Its infamous 16-month deployment was one of the longest deployments for a unit serving in the OIF campaign. When the 9th became a "high-tech test bed" in the mid-1980s, the affiliation switched to the 4th Infantry Division. [15] It was organized in January 1922 at Springfield, Illinois and went through several redesignations, including Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 172nd Brigade,[13] on 23 March 1925 and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 172nd Infantry Brigade[13] on 24 August 1936. All separate brigades had been deactivated in the 1990s as part of the US Army's drawdown following the end of the Cold War. ", Meiners, Theodore J. The 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry was stationed in the Green Zone, while the 1st Battalion, 303rd Armor, was at Camp Victory South; the 181st Support Battalion was at LSA Anaconda; the 216th Air Defense Artillery at Baghdad IAP; Troop E, 303rd Cavalry at Camp Doha, Kuwait; another Armor Battalion dispersed across three sites south of Baghdad; 2-146th Field Artillery Battalion in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, and the 898th Engineer Battalion dispersed across multiple sites. 385 containers full of gear, as well as 75 M1A1 Abrams Tanks, M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles, and HMMWVs were sent by train on 28 October. These formations were termed "Brigade Combat Teams". Designated 13th Regiment Infantry April 8, 1865. The raven saved the people from their darkness and gave them light and new life. While many of its soldiers were reassigned to the front, and its artillery brigade saw action and occupation duty, neither of its infantry brigades saw combat action. Prior to the departure, the brigade conducted extensive convoy operation training at Fort Lewis, the National Training Center, and Camp New York, Kuwait. [41] In May 2008, the brigade was alerted that it would be returning to Iraq in the fall of that year. In the buildup to World War I, the United States Congress approved the formation of seventeen new National Guard divisions, numbered 26 through 42. Later, the 81st became an asset of I Corps (at Fort Lewis), then assigned as an organic ("round out") brigade to its old partner the 9th Division. The demi-fleur-de-lis symbolizes service in World War I. In 1967 the 39th Infantry Division was reorganized and redesignated as the 39th Infantry Brigade (Separate) and in 1973 was paired with the US 101st Airborne Divisionas a training partner and became an air-assault brigade. [37] The brigade's six battalions and four separate companies were likewise reflagged as part of the change. One of the more controversial aspects of the deployment was the formation of the first US/Afghan Joint firing base with Afghan National Army Artillery firing in support of U.S. forces in the Urgun district. [25] (The other two battalions were part of the 173d Airborne Brigade based in Italy. [44][45] This would be the brigade's third tour to Iraq,[46] as it completed a tour of duty in Iraq shortly before being redesignated from the 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Corners were usually round to tie the rectangle into the total design. The 81st Armor Brigade (Separate), Washington Army National Guard, came into existence (as "straight-leg" infantry) on 1 January 1968 under the command of Brigadier General Albert Kaye. As the convoy moved north, the Iraqi population gave the 81st BCT soldiers a warm reception. Changes to the brigade included the addition of some 300 Stryker vehicles, and several Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. [49], In late October 2008 the brigade began moving equipment and vehicles by train from Germany in preparation for their tour in Iraq. Citizens Serving Citizens with Pride & Tradition, 56th Theater Information Operations Group. Learn more and join our team! For many Guard units which had belonged to multi-state divisions, this change meant activation of separate brigades. Other training exercises focused on rehearsals for self-recovery of broken-down vehicles and the evacuation of casualties. Size : 45mm x 45mm (1.77 x 1.77 in) Material: copper, brass, gilt, enamel Weight : 40 grams ( 1.41 ounce) Condition: See photo IS ON SALE AS IS. [33] Its tour was to have ended on 27 July 2006, but the U.S. Army unexpectedly extended the deployment until the end of November 2006. To download as PDF click here [ 44.3 mb ] Some users may encounter difficulties opening these files from the server. On 17 April 1998, the U.S. Army reactivated the 172d Infantry Brigade (Separate) by reflagging the 1st Brigade, 6th Infantry Division[23] headquartered at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. The brigade is … 5th Battalion, 41st Field Artillery 5. The federal mission of the 81st Armor Brigade (Separate) is to mobilize and deploy to a theater of operations to conduct combat operations, redeploy, and demobilize. The 172nd Infantry Brigade was a light infantry brigade of the United States Army stationed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska and later moved its headquarters to at Grafenwöhr, Germany. [13] Two years later, the 173d Airborne Brigade was reactivated on 12 June 2000 at Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. The 220th Military Police Brigade, a reserve unit, provided additional soldiers to assist the brigade in the exercises during their final preparations for deployment. They controlled traffic at intersections, scanned for Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), and provided security at check points. The lower portion are from the Kwakiutl. The history of the 45th Infantry Brigade (Light) (Separate) can be traced back to 1890 with the formation of the Militia of the Territory of Oklahoma. In 1971, a reorganization converted the brigade into mechanized infantry, deleted the 161st's Second Battalion, and added the 303rd Armor. [23], It was Shinseki's idea to reactivate a few separate light infantry brigades and assign them their own support and sustainment units, which would allow them to function independently of division-level headquarters. 69th Infantry Brigade (Separate) On 1 April 1963, the 35th Infantry Division (Kansas part) was redesignated as the 69th Infantry Brigade (Separate). The 172 IBCT deployed to Afghanistan in the summer of 2011. The unit shipped out from San Francisco on 21 August 1945 and arrived in the Philippines on 7 September 1945, five days after the Japanese surrender. The 81st Brigade Combat Team (Brigade Combat Team) accepted authority for the defense of Logistical Support Area (LSA) Anaconda in Balad from the 1st BCT of the 82nd Airborne Division during a Transfer of Authority ceremony at LSA Anaconda 18 April 2004. )[25] The 172d Infantry Brigade was designed as a "Pacific theater contingency brigade." [30] This transformation was completed when the unit was formally redesignated on 16 October 2003. Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having air assault and airborne qualified members with lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry. The unit is responsible for training selected United States Army Reserve and National Guard units. The head portion is from the Haida tribe. The convoy left Kuwait well-trained and ready for anything they might encounter along the way. The headquarters circulated around the state to the city of the Brigade commander, moving six times in twelve years. Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 172nd Infantry Brigade (formed from HHC, 2-1 ID), 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry (reflagged from, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry (reflagged from. [28] The transformation was intended to increase the brigade's mobility in operations as well as reduce its logistical footprint. US Army Alaska was known as USARAL through the 60s and 70s, whereas after the activation of the 6th Infantry Division it was known as USARAK. The brigade was then mobilized for training at Fort Carson during the Vietnam War. Children gestured requests for water and food and shouted greetings to the soldiers. Organized from Veterans 1st Potomac Home Brigade Infantry March 1, 1865. [13][14] It was organized on the 25th of that month at Camp Grant, in Rockford, Illinois and assigned to the 86th Infantry Division. The brigade was led into Iraq by Colonel Ronald Kapral and State Command Sergeant Major Robert Sweeney. MILITARY UNITS - 187TH SEPARATE INFANTRY BRIGADE VetFriends Veteran ID Card Quick Links. The unit has been activated and inactivated numerous times, and has also seen several redesignations. Hungry soldiers spent their evening waiting in the snaking lines for their pizzas and double tall mochas. Armies Corps Divisions and Separate Brigades. [26], In July 2001 the US Army announced that the 172d Infantry Brigade was to become one of the Army's new Interim Brigade Combat Teams, later to be known as Stryker Brigade Combat Teams (SBCTs). The brigade has units on the five major islands, three other states and two … An active duty separate brigade, it was part of V Corps and was one of five active-duty, separate, brigade combat teams in the U.S. Army before its most recent inactivation on 31 May 2013. Both organizations have played a pivotal role in the American military e… 5th Battalion, 33d Armor 4. Historically, light infantry often fought as skirmishers, reconnaissance, hidden shock and awe attacks, basically guerilla warfare—soldiers who fight in a loose formation ahead of the main army to harass, delay and generally "soften up" an enemy before the main battle. [16] It was assigned to First, Third, Seventh, and Fifteenth US Armies. [13] It continued serving within the Army Reserve for some years. The 172nd Infantry Brigade relocated to Grafenwöhr, Germany. Redisignated 23rd March 1966, the 2nd Battalion 3rd Infantry, 3rd Battalion 7th Infantry, and the 4th & 5th Battalions 12th Infantry, and Troop D. 17th Cavalry were assigned to the newly formed 199th (Separate) Light Infantry Brigade out of Fort Benning Georgia. 572nd Military Intelligence Company to 184th Military Intelligence Company. ", Boatner, James G. "Rugged Training on the 'Last Frontier.' Arriving back in New York City on 17 June 1945, the unit proceeded to Camp Gruber in Braggs, Oklahoma before staging at Camp Stoneman in Pittsburg, California on 14 August 1945. Activation of the brigade with its new structure took place on 1 July 1963 at Fort Richardson, Alaska.[17]. The insignia was designed by Private First Class Michael L. Burns of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 81st Brigade and was first officially approved for wear on 27 May 1970. When the brigade converts to a modular design, the Brigade Special Troops Battalion will be given organic, unnumbered signal, engineer and military intelligence companies along with a chemical and military police platoons. It took the demise of the 41st Division to resuscitate the 81st Brigade. In a message received from the Department of the Army dated April 11, 1968, the 69th Infantry Brigade was ordered to active duty effective May 13, 1968, in order to replace … It arrived in Bordeaux, France, in September 1918[13] The combat record of the unit during its World War I service is not clear, but it is known that the 86th Division was depleted when much of its force was used to reinforce other units already on the front lines. The new structure included one Light Infantry Battalion; one Mechanized Infantry Battalion; and one Tank Company. In the process of mobilizing for overseas deployment in 1917, the Army determined that it needed large maneuver formations - divisions. At this point, the 161st Infantry, which had been restored to the Division upon postwar reactivation in the 1940s, again became the core fighting element of the 81st. At this point, the component brigades were deleted in favor of the more flexible Regimental Combat Team approach. Their movement to Iraq represented the largest deployment of the Washington State National Guard, with assigned units from California and Minnesota, since that war. Media in category "336th Separate Guards Naval Infantry Brigade" The following 57 files are in this category, out of 57 total. Dear Customers, you will receive exactly the same item which you see on the pictures, not similar or other. 55th Separate Anti-Tank Battalion. $29.95 + $1.50 shipping . [13] However, the 86th Mechanized Reconnaissance Troop was reactivated again on 9 July 1952 as part of the Army Reserve. "They Climb the Crags. At the height of "Firestorm '94" 2,300 81st personnel were fighting fires and providing support for local, state and federal agencies. [19][20] The Brigade was reorganized from Mechanized Infantry to Light Infantry on 30 June 1969, with a reduction to two mechanized infantry battalions. [16] Thus, the brigade received a World War I campaign streamer without an inscription, as it was not known to have fought in any engagements. The brigade's actions in France during that time are not completely clear. What is the abbreviation for Separate Infantry Brigade? The 3,600-member 81st, one of the nation's 15 National Guard "enhanced readiness" or E-brigades, was federalized in November 2003 to enter the rotation for service in Iraq. Originally 309th Caucasian infantry regiment.) As a result of their detailed preparations, the soldiers were able to handle slight mechanical break-downs that arose during the convoy north. If the entire document will not open, select "Save" instead of "Open". [13] It was then sent back stateside to prepare for operation in the Pacific. [30] In 2005, the new Brigade Commander, Colonel Mike Shields, changed the motto of the infantry brigade from "Snow Hawks" to "Arctic Wolves". [29] The project entailed around $1.2 billion in construction costs for training facilities, motor pools, and other buildings. 93rd Rifle Regiment. The brigade was a separate unit and did not report to a higher division-level headquarters, but instead reported directly to the V Corps of United States Army Europe. Existing war plans envision sending eight of the fifteen ARNG Enhanced Separate Brigades (eSBs) to fight in the second MTW within 140 days after mobilization. [42][43] The deployment was set to last 12 months,[42] and was set to start after the unit's 12-month out-of-action cycle ended in November 2008. Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 April 2007. [13] On 15 December 1942 the troop was mobilized and reorganized at Camp Howze, in Gainesville, Texas, as the 86th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, only to be reorganized and redesignated again on 5 August 1943 as the 86th Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized. Today, the term "light infantry" generally refers to units (including commandos and airborne units) that specifically emphasize speed and mobility over armor and firepower, to units that historically held a skirmishing role. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, West Virginia. The family crest of George Washington, a raven on a gold coronet, has been traditionally used to form the crest of Washington State Unit's insignia. 81st Brigade Combat Team soldiers set out from Kuwait equipped with tow chains, well-stocked first aid kits, and detailed plans for any type of recovery or evacuation. The 157th Infantry Brigade is an active/reserve component (AC/RC) unit based at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. Once the sun rose, however, soldiers were treated to a large and varied expanse of countryside, a welcome change from the seemingly endless stretches of sand they had encountered in Kuwait. [13], In the late 1990s, Army leaders including General Eric Shinseki began shifting the Army force toward brigade centered operations. The 41st was one of the earliest divisions to embark for Europe - in December, 1917 - but once there, it was tabbed to train and process replacements to fill out the rosters of other arriving divisions. [27] The infamous extension of the deployment had happened after some of the units of the Brigade were already touched down at their home base of Fort Wainwright, AK, forcing them to fly back to staging areas in Iraq. Both of the other tribes represented live, for the most part, on the lower British Columbia coast and in the vicinity of Vancouver Island. John B. Wilson. 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Bohnemann (final commander), for service in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Permanent Order 241-05, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Permanent Order 351-07, Operation Enduring Freedom, Permanent Order 226-03. While in that status, it gave up its striking Raven insignia for the division patch. The states of Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia were chosen to provide units for the 38th Infantry Division. In 1973, the Brigade was affiliated with the 101st Airborne Division (Air-Assault) and conducted regular training exercises with the 101st and with a greater emphasis on combat readiness, became an Air Assault Brigade. 157th Infantry Brigade. There was an administrative split between the "LIB" (Light Infantry Brigade) and the "Brigade Alaska", with the 1-43d Air Defense, 222d Aviation, 56th MP Company, 23d Construction Engineer Company, Northern Warfare Training Center- then at Fort Greely,' being assigned. Following a series of budget cuts and force structure reductions, the unit formally inactivated on 31 May 2013 in Grafenwöhr, Germany. The combat regiments in each division were collected into one artillery and two infantry brigades. But its origins go back to World War I. Commander, 29th Separate Infantry Brigade Brigadier General Glen I. Sakagawa assumed command of the 29th Separate Infantry Brigade, Hawaii Army National Guard, on January 7, 2000. Once the vehicles were stopped, drivers and passengers dove from their seats into the sand to provide firing coverage on all sides. These brigades had difficulty operating without support from higher headquarters. The 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, formerly called the 39th Infantry Brigade (Separate) – nicknamed the Arkansas Brigade1 or the Bowie Team – is a combat brigade of the United States Army made up of soldiers from the Arkansas Army National Guard. [8] In addition, the brigade contained three independent companies; 504th Military Intelligence Company,[9] and Echo Troop, 5th Cavalry Regiment,[10] the 57th Signal Company. On 24 June 1921 the unit was reconstituted in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 172nd Infantry Brigade,[13] and again assigned to the 86th Division. The raven then threw the sun into the sky where it gave off light and heat back to the earth. First activated in 1917, the brigade was deployed to France during World War I and used to reinforce front-line units. Includes the lineages and honors for all armies, corps, divisions, and separate combined arms brigades in order to perpetuate and publicize their traditions, honors, and heraldic entitlements, organized under Tables of Organization and Equipment that have been active in the Regular Army, Army Reserve, and Army of the United States since the beginning of World War II. The 187th Infantry Brigade was reactivated in the Army Reserve on 7 January 1963 with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. The Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the unit was located at Grafenwöhr, Germany. [12], The 172nd Infantry Brigade (Separate), officially titled the "172d Infantry Brigade",[13] was first constituted on 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 172nd Infantry Brigade. Divisions were formed from existing small units; the 41st Division comprised National Guard elements from eight western states including Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Heading out a Along the dusty, unimproved roads in the south, people clad in the traditional flowing robes turned away from their herds of sheep and camel to wave as the serials passed. The brigade has multiple tours of duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2005 until 2006 and from 2008 until 2010 and in Operation Enduring Freedom from 2011 until 2012. Headquarters, 157th Infantry Brigade Lineage. In July 2015 the 81st Brigade was selected by the Department of Defense announced its plan to convert the Washington National Guard’s 81st Armored Brigade Combat Team, which currently operates M1A1 Abrams Tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles, into a Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Duties of the unit during deployment included numerous patrol operations, searches for weapons caches, and counterinsurgency operations. 5th Battalion, 73d Armor 3. What does SIB stand for? SIB abbreviation stands for Separate Infantry Brigade. An active duty separate brigade, it was part of V Corps and was one of five active-duty, separate, brigade combat teams in the U.S. Army before its most recent inactivation on 31 May 2013. The brigade was later assigned a worldwide rapid deployment mission as part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. According to legends, this bird went into the supernatural work while the earth was still in darkness and the people could not see. [48] In fall of 2008, the brigade completed its transition to a brigade combat team, and was redesignated as the 172nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team. The brigade's special association with Fort Benning began when the 197th Separate Infantry Brigade was organized in September 1962, as a distinct brigade to support the Infantry School (now part of the Maneuver Center of Excellence). The following investigation from Askai707 provides a significant amount of evidence that proves the direct participation of Russia’s 61st Separate Naval Infantry Brigade (often referred to as just the “61st Naval Infantry Brigade” or “61st Brigade” in the translation) in the Ukrainian Conflict, particularly in villages near Luhansk in the summer and fall of 2014. Between the wars, the brigade gained the distinction of procuring, and then recommending for general Army adoption, a unit communications system fabricated by the Spokane Radio Company. It received its mobilization order on 19 March 2008 from the Department of Defense. . "The Alaska Brigade: Arctic Intelligence and Some Strategic Considerations. A Company, 52nd Infantry Regiment to D Company. Copyright © 2020 Washington Military Dept. The highlight of the first night was the food stands provided inside the camp. YOU LOOK THE PHOTO. During that era it was one of only three combat Infantry brigades in the Army Reserve. The brigade began training for its deployment to the country as soon as it received orders for deployment. The award was received on behalf of the unit by Captain Patrick Gehring and First Sergeant Travis Wise. [32], In August 2005, the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Washington Military Department offers both state and federal job opportunities. Soldiers moved to a location near the Kuwait-Iraq border where they were able to relax and brace themselves for the move into Iraq. Following a number of budget cuts and force structure reductions, the brigade deactivated in Germany on 31 May 2013. After its activation, the brigade began moving its components from Schweinfurt to Grafenwöhr, Germany, as part of the Grow the Army plan. 522d Engineer Company There were the following units assigned to the 194th Armored Brigade (Separate) in 1990.They were: 1. Many of the 81st's armored troops have been retrained on a steep learning curve as infantry. Training also emphasized the establishment of 360° security after dealing with hypothetical attacks or break-downs. Troop E, 5th Cavalry (reflagged from Troop E, 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery (reflagged from, 172nd Support Battalion (reflagged from 299th Forward Support Battalion), This page was last edited on 7 January 2021, at 18:41. [2] The Unit also contained the 1st Battalion, 2d Infantry,[3] the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry,[4] the 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery,[5] the 9th Engineer Battalion,[6] the 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor,[7] and the 172nd Forward Support Battalion. The raven design is a combination of three Northwest Indian tribe designs of the raven. 1448th Self-Propelled Gun Regiment. Soldiers in Kuwait underwent live fire exercises that allowed them the opportunity to engage known threat targets from a moving vehicle. As the latest DOD concept of Total Force completed the repudiation of McNamara's failed plan, an "affiliation program" began that linked the units of the brigade (for training) to sister units of the 9th Infantry Division at Fort Lewis. 1937 divisional maneuvers preceded the September, 1940 activation for World War II. 36th Rifle Regiment (later, as the 36th Motor Rifle Regiment, a Georgian national unit. The brigade completed pre-deployment training at Fort McCoy, WI and then deployed to Iraq from August 2008 to August 2009.The main focus of the brigade in OIF was security and "force protection operations." [47] The soldiers of the brigade were part of a 40,000-soldier troop rotation into Iraq and Afghanistan, intended to maintain previous troop levels in both countries until late 2009. Ten additional soldiers in units attached to the brigade were killed.[36]. ", Bender, John A. [40] Simultaneously, the brigade converted to a modular structure to become a Brigade Combat Team upon completion. Shortly after Pearl Harbor, the division converted from a "square" (4-regiment) to "triangular" (3-regiment) configuration, losing its 161st Infantry Regiment to the 25th Division. The MPs also ensured that the convoy stayed on its planned course. This was the 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate). 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