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Special Troops Battalion,
1st Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 February 2009

Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team,
3d Infantry Division Lineage

Constituted 12 November 1917 in the Regular Army as Headquarters Troop, 3d Division

Organized 28 November 1917 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 12 May 1921 as Headquarters and Military Police Company (less Military Police Platoon), 3d Division

Reorganized and redesignated 6 July 1942 as Headquarters Company, 3d Division

Redesignated 1 August 1942 as Headquarters Company, 3d Infantry Division

Disbanded 1 April 1960 in Germany

Reconstituted 18 April 1963 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 3d Infantry Division

Activated 3 June 1963 in Germany

Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 3d Infantry Division, reorganized and redesignated 16 March 2004 as Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division (Headquarters, 1st Brigade, 3d Infantry Division hereafter separate lineage)

Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team,
3d Infantry Division Honors


Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Aisne; Champagne-Marne; Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Champagne 1918

World War II: Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead); Tunisia; Sicily (with arrowhead); Naples-Foggia; Anzio (with arrowhead); Rome-Arno; Southern France (with arrowhead); Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Korean War: 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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered COLMAR

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003

Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2001

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COLMAR

French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered UIJONGBU CORRIDOR

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered IRON TRIANGLE

Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece), Streamer embroidered KOREA


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