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Lineage and Honors Information as of 16 June 2014

Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division
(THE FIRST TEAM)

  • Constituted 20 August 1921 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Activated 13 September 1921 at Fort Bliss, Texas
  • Reorganized and redesignated 4 December 1943 as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division, Special
  • Reorganized and redesignated 25 March 1949 as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division (Infantry)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1960 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2005 as Headquarters and Tactical Command Posts, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Reorganized and redesignated 16 April 2010 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • World War II
  • New Guinea
  • Bismarck Archipelago
  • Leyte (with arrowhead)
  • Luzon
  • Korean War
  • UN Defensive
  • UN Offensive
  • CCF Intervention
  • First UN Counteroffensive
  • CCF Spring Offensive
  • UN Summer-Fall Offensive
  • Second Korean Winter
  • 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
  • Iraq:
  • Transition of Iraq
  • Iraqi Governance
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

DECORATIONS

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered FISH HOOK
  • 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 2009-2010
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2011-2012
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered WAEGWAN-TEAGU
  • Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece), Streamer embroidered KOREA
  • 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

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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