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Lineage and Honors Information as of 18 March 2011

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HEADQUARTERS 3d BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, 25th INFANTRY DIVISION

 

        Constituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 195th Infantry Brigade, and assigned to the 98th Division

        Organized in November 1921 at Albany, New York

        Redesignated 23 March 1925 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 195th Brigade

        Redesignated 24 August 1936 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 195th Infantry Brigade

        Converted and redesignated 20 February 1942 as the 98th Reconnaissance Troop (less 3d Platoon), 98th Division (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 196th Infantry Brigade, concurrently converted and redesignated as the 3d Platoon, 98th Reconnaissance Troop, 98th Division)

        Troop ordered into active military service 15 September 1942 and reorganized at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky, as the 98th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, an element of the 98th Infantry Division

        Reorganized and redesignated 13 August 1943 as the 98th Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized

        Inactivated 16 February 1946 in Japan

        Redesignated 26 February 1947 as the 98th Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop

        Activated 12 March 1947 at Utica, New York

        Location changed 4 February 1948 to Syracuse, New York

        (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

        Location changed 13 August 1948 to Rochester, New York

        Reorganized and redesignated 21 February 1949 as the 98th Reconnaissance Company

        Disbanded 1 May 1959 at Rochester, New York; concurrently reconstituted (less 3d Platoon) in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 195th Infantry Brigade (3d Platoon, 98th Reconnaissance Company – hereafter separate lineage)

        Redesignated 21 June 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division

        Activated 12 August 1963 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

        Inactivated 24 July 1972 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

        Activated 16 November 1985 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

        Headquarters, 3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division reorganized and redesignated 16 November 2005 as Headquarters, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division (Headquarters Company, 3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division – hereafter separate lineage)


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription

                                                        Vietnam
                                                        Counteroffensive                       
                                                        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:
                                                        National Resolution
                                                        Iraqi Surge

 

DECORATIONS

        Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered QUANG NGAI PROVINCE

        Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2006-2007

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

        Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1966; 1967-1968    

        Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

        Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

        Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1970 
  
 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

PETER D. CREAN
COL, LG
Director, Center of Military History


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