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Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 December 2011

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1st ARMORED DIVISION BAND

 

            Constituted 1 December 1943 in the Regular Army as the 1st Armored Division Band and activated in Italy

            Inactivated 25 April 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

            Activated 7 March 1951 at Fort Hood, Texas

            Inactivated 23 December 1957 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

            Consolidated 3 February 1962 with Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Armored Division Trains (active) (organized in 1942), and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters, Headquarters and Band, 1st Armored Division Support Command

            Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1968 as Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 1st Armored Division Support Command

            Band element withdrawn 21 August 1972 from Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 1st Armored Division Support Command, and consolidated with the 501st Adjutant General Company; consolidated unit designated as the 501st Adjutant General Company

            Band element withdrawn 1 October 1984 from the 501st Adjutant General Company and reorganized and redesignated as the 1st Armored Division Band


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                       World War II
                                                       Naples-Foggia
                                                       Rome-Arno
                                                       North Apennines
                                                       Po Valley

                                                       Southwest Asia
                                                       Defense of Saudi Arabia
                                                       Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
                                                       Cease-Fire

                                                       War on Terrorism
                                                            Iraq:
                                                       National Resolution
                                                       Iraqi Surge

                                             (Additional campaigns to be determined)

 

DECORATIONS

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2007-2008

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009-2010

            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1995-1996

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Chief of Military History


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