The "Acqui" Division is a Great Unit that stands out for its practice of the Command and Control on the "Grenadiers of Sardinia", "Aosta", "Pinerolo", "Sassari" and "Garibaldi" Brigades and the "Acqui" Command and Tactical Control Unit, curating the training and the maintain of the operational efficiency.
The Division Command is characterized by the projectability and the high readiness, being able to express:
- an Interforce Command of Contingency (Joint Task Force Headquarters – ITA – JTF HQ) for national needs;
- a Force Command for the EU needs (European Union Force Headquarters – EU – FHQ);
- a Land Component Command for smaller operations and a Division Command at a tactical level in an OTAN context.
Historical Unit of the Armed Force, during the Second World War it was deployed in the Aegean isles and it paid a heavy price in blood in the days after the armistice.
The Command has got its headquarter in the "Antonio Cavalleri" Barracks in San Giorgio a Cremano (Naples).