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Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 December 2013

1st INFANTRY DIVISION BAND

  • Constituted 12 October 1943 in the Regular Army as the Band, 1st Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 1 December 1943 as the 1st Infantry Division Band
  • Activated 9 December 1943 in England
  • Consolidated 2 January 1964 with Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Infantry Division Trains, and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters, Headquarters and Band, 1st Infantry Division Support Command
  • Reorganized and redesignated 10 February 1966 as Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 1st Infantry Division Support Command
  • Band element withdrawn 21 April 1972 from Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 1st Infantry Division Support Command, and consolidated with the 1st Adjutant General Company; consolidated unit designated as the 1st Adjutant General Company
  • Band element withdrawn 1 September 1985 from the 1st Adjutant General Company and redesignated as the 1st Infantry Division Band

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Vietnam
  • Defense
  • Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • Counteroffensive, Phase III
  • Tet Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969
  • Winter-Spring 1970
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • Cease-Fire
  • War on Terrorism
  •    Iraq:
  • Transition of Iraq
  • Iraqi Governance
  • Iraqi Sovereignty
  • New Dawn

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1969
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2010-2011
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2005-2006
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
  • Belgian Fourragere 1940
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Mons
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Eupen-Malmedy
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1970

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Robert J. Dalessandro
Director, Center of Military History


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