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Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 June 2010

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HEADQUARTERS
5th ARMORED BRIGADE

 

            Constituted 25 August 1942 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters, 5th Tank Destroyer Group

            Activated 1 September 1942 at Camp Hood, Texas

            Inactivated 4 December 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

            Converted and redesignated 8 February 1951 as Headquarters, 5th Armored Cavalry Group, and allotted to the Regular Army

            Activated 2 March 1951 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

            Reorganized and redesignated 13 September 1954 as Headquarters, 5th Armor Group

            Inactivated 16 March 1956 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

            Withdrawn 1 January 1975 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve; concurrently converted and redesignated as Headquarters, 5th Brigade (Training), and activated at Lincoln, Nebraska

            Inactivated 15 September 1995 at Lincoln, Nebraska

            Withdrawn 24 October 1997 from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army; concurrently converted and redesignated as Headquarters, 5th Armored Brigade, and activated at Fort Carson, Colorado

          Inactivated 16 October 1999 at Fort Carson, Colorado

            Activated 1 December 2006 at Fort Carson, Colorado

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

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

DECORATIONS

None

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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