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Lineage and Honors Information as of 16 June 2016

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
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)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 17 October 2014 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Comabet Team, 4th Infantry Division

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
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

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:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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