AP Style Military Units

AP Style holds that you should use Arabic figures and capitalize the key words when linked with the figures. For example,

  • 1st Infantry Division (of the 1st Division)
  • 5th Battalion
  • 395th Field Artillery
  • 7th Fleet

-but-

  • the division
  • the battalion
  • the artillery
  • the fleet

See also AP Style Numerals.

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