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319th Army Band
(The Statue of Liberty Band)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 December 2009

319th Army Band Lineage

Constituted 15 January 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 319th Army Band

Activated 21 January 1944 at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts

Redesignated 15 March 1944 as the 319th Army Service Forces Band

Inactivated 31 January 1946 at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts

Redesignated 17 May 1947 as the 319th Army Band

Allotted 2 January 1948 to the Organized Reserves

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

Activated 31 March 1948 at Hutchinson, Kansas

Inactivated 1 April 1949 at Hutchinson, Kansas

Activated 14 July 1950 at Brooklyn, New York

Location changed 1 April 1953 to New York, New York; on 10 January 1955 to Brooklyn, New York; on 31 January 1968 to Jamaica, New York; and on 31 December 1968 to Fort Totten, New York

Ordered into active military service 24 March 1970 at Fort Totten, New York; released from active military service 26 March 1970 and reverted to reserve status


319th Army Band Honors

Campaign Participation Credit




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