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Lineage and Honors Information as of 20 December 2011

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HEADQUARTERS
1st BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM,
4th INFANTRY DIVISION

 

            Constituted 19 November 1917 in the Regular Army as Headquarters Troop, 4th Division

            Organized 16 December 1917 at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1921 as Headquarters and Military Police Company (less Military Police Platoon), 4th Division

            Inactivated 21 September 1921 at Camp Lewis, Washington

            Activated 1 June 1940 at Fort Benning, Georgia

            Reorganized and redesignated 6 July 1942 as Headquarters Company, 4th Division

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 August 1942 as Headquarters Company, 4th Motorized Division

            Reorganized and redesignated 4 August 1943 as Headquarters Company, 4th Infantry Division

            Inactivated 12 March 1946 at Camp Butner, North Carolina

            Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Ord, California

            Disbanded 13 June 1960 at Fort Lewis, Washington

            Reconstituted 21 August 1963 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division

            Activated 1 October 1963 at Fort Lewis, Washington

            Inactivated 15 October 1995 at Fort Carson, Colorado

            Activated 16 January 1996 at Fort Hood, Texas

            Headquarters, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, reorganized and redesignated
16 December 2004 as Headquarters, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division (Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division – hereafter separate lineage)

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

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

World War II
Normandy (with arrowhead)
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Vietnam
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

War on Terrorism
Iraq:
Iraqi Governance
National Resolution

 

DECORATIONS

            Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE

            Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered DAK TO DISTRICT

            Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003-2004

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2005-2006

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009

            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1996-1997

            Belgian Fourragere 1940

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

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

           
            Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1969

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

            Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1969

 

                                                                             

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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