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Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 August 2010

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204th ARMY BAND

 

Constituted 2 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the Band, 104th Infantry Division

Activated 15 August 1943 at the Oregon Maneuver Area

Redesignated 1 December 1943 as the 104th Infantry Division Band

Inactivated 6 December 1945 at Camp San Luis Obispo, California

Allotted 4 November 1946 to the Organized Reserves

Assigned 22 September 1947 to the 104th Infantry Division

Activated 20 October 1947 at Portland, Oregon

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 10 June 1959 as the 104th Division Band, an element of the 104th Division (Training)

Consolidated 10 January 1968 with the Support Company, 104th Division (Training) and consolidated unit designated as Support Company and Band, 104th Division (Training); concurrently location changed to Vancouver, Washington

Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1970 as Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 104th Support Battalion, an element of the 104th Division (Training)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1971 as Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment and Band, 104th Support Battalion, an element of the 104th Division (Training)

Band element withdrawn 16 November 1982 and redesignated as the 804th Army Band, an element of the 104th Division (Training) (Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 104th Support Battalion--hereafter separate lineage)

Reorganized and redesignated 17 September 1983 as the band element of Headquarters Company, 104th Division (Training)

Band element withdrawn 16 September 1988 from Headquarters Company, 104th Division (Training); concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 104th Division Band

(104th Division [Training] reorganized and redesignated 16 April 1995 as the 104th Division [Institutional Training])

Relieved 1 October 2008 from assignment to the 104th Division (Institutional Training)

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2008 as the 204th Army Band

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Northern France
                                                        Rhineland
                                                        Central Europe

 

DECORATIONS

None

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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