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Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 May 2011

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HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY
1st BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM,
1st ARMORED DIVISION
(FORERUNNERS)

 

            Organized 1 January 1942 in the Regular Army at Fort Knox, Kentucky, as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Combat Command A, 1st Armored Division

            Reorganized and redesignated 20 July 1944 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Command A, 1st Armored Division

            Converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3d Constabulary Regiment, and relieved from assignment to the 1st Armored Division

            Inactivated 20 September 1947 in Germany

            Converted and redesignated 27 February 1951 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Command A, 1st Armored Division

            Activated 7 March 1951 at Fort Hood, Texas

            Reorganized and redesignated 3 February 1962 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division

            Headquarters, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, reorganized and redesignated
16 September 2008 as Headquarters, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division (Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, concurrently reorganized and redesignated as Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division)

            Headquarters, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, consolidated
16 January 2011 with Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, and consolidated unit concurrently reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

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

                                               War on Terrorism
                                               Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

            Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004

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

            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1995-1996

            Headquarters Company additionally entitled to:

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

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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