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Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
2d Infantry Division Artillery

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 April 1997

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
2d Infantry Division Artillery Lineage

Constituted 21 September 1917 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 2d Field Artillery Brigade

Partially organized in October 1917 at Governors Island, New York, and assigned to the 2d Division (later redesignated as the 2d Infantry Division); organization completed 1 January 1918 in France

Disbanded 7 October 1939 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Reconstituted 10 September 1940 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2d Division Artillery

Activated 1 October 1940 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 14 June 1958 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2d Infantry Division Artillery

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
2d Infantry Division Artillery Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Aisne; Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Ile de France 1918; Lorraine 1918

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for HONGCHON

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I for AISNE-MARNE

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I for MEUSE-ARGONNE

French Croix de Guerre, World War I, Fourragere

Belgian Fourragere 1940

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at ELSENBORN CREST

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for NAKTONG RIVER LINE

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA


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