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Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 October 2010

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82d AIRBORNE DIVISION BAND

 

Constituted 29 March 1942 in the Organized Reserves as the Band, 82d Infantry Division Artillery

Activated 27 April 1942 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1942 as the Band, 82d Airborne Division Artillery

Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1945 as the 82d Airborne Division Band

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)

Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army

Consolidated 25 May 1964 with Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Support Group, 82d Airborne Division, and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters, Headquarters and Band, 82d Airborne Division Support Command

Reorganized and redesignated 30 April 1968 as Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 82d Airborne Division Support Command

Band element withdrawn 21 September 1972 from Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 82d Airborne Division Support Command, and assigned to the 82d Administration Company (redesignated 21 June 1975 as the 82d Adjutant General Company)

Band element withdrawn 16 September 1987 from the 82d Adjutant General Company and redesignated as the 82d Airborne Division Band

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                            World War II
                                                            Naples-Foggia
                                                            Rhineland
                                                            Ardennes-Alsace
                                                            Central Europe

                                                            Armed Forces Expeditions
                                                            Dominican Republic

                                                            Southwest Asia
                                                            Defense of Saudi Arabia
                                                            Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

                                                            War on Terrorism
                                                                Afghanistan:
                                                            Consolidation II

            (Additional campaigns to be determined)

 

DECORATIONS

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

Belgian Fourragere 1940

Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes

Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in Belgium and Germany

Netherlands Military Order of William (Degree of the Knight of Fourth Class), Streamer embroidered NIJMEGEN 1944

Netherlands Orange Lanyard

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

PETER D. CREAN
COL, LG
Director, Center of Military History


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