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Headquarters, 2d Brigade Combat Team,
1st Cavalry Division

Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 March 2008

Headquarters, 2d Brigade Combat Team,
1st Cavalry Division Lineage

Constituted 29 August 1917 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 2d Cavalry Brigade

Organized 27 December 1917 at Fort Bliss, Texas, as an element of the 15th Cavalry Division

Relieved 12 May 1918 from assignment to the 15th Cavalry Division

Demobilized 9 July 1919 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Reconstituted 20 August 1921 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 2d Cavalry Brigade, and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division (later redesignated as the 1st Cavalry Division, Special)

Organized 14 September 1921 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Inactivated 25 March 1949 in Japan and relieved from assignment to the 1st Cavalry Division, Special

Converted and redesignated 20 May 1949 as Headquarters, 2d Constabulary Brigade, and activated in Germany

Inactivated 15 December 1951 in Germany

Converted and redesignated 15 July 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division

Activated 1 September 1963 in Korea

Headquarters, 2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, reorganized and redesignated 17 October 2005 as Headquarters, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division (Headquarters Company, 2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division - hereafter separate lineage)


Headquarters, 2d Brigade Combat Team,
1st Cavalry Division Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: New Guinea; Bismarck Archipelago (with arrowhead); Leyte (with arrowhead); Luzon

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; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered FISH HOOK

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 1991

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2006-2008

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1969

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970


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