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Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 February 2012

SPECIAL TROOPS BATTALION
30th ARMORED BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM

  • Constituted 1 September 2005 in the North Carolina Army National Guard as the Special Troops Battalion, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team
  • Organized 1 September 2006 from new and existing units with Headquarters at Durham
  • Ordered into active Federal service 11 February 2009 at home stations; released from active Federal service 17 March 2010 and reverted to state control
  • HOME AREA: East Central North Carolina

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined
  • World War I
  • Somme Offensive
  • Ypres-Lys
  • Flanders 1918
  • World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Headquarters Company (Durham), additionally entitled to:

  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • Cease-Fire

DECORATIONS

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009-2010
  • Headquarters Company (Durham), and Company A (Burlington) additionally entitled to:
  •     Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered DUFFESCHEIDE TO EUCHEN
  •     Portuguese Order of “Torre e Espade” (Tower and Sword), Cavalier, Streamer embroidered FRANCE
  •     French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered FRANCE
  •     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

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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