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Lineage and Honors Information as of 18 March 2011

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HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS BATTALION
82d AIRBORNE DIVISION

 

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Headquarters, 82d Division

Organized 25 August 1917 at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Demobilized 27 May 1919 at Camp Mills, New York

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters, 82d Division

Organized 23 September 1921 at Columbia, South Carolina

Redesignated 13 February 1942 as Division Headquarters, 82d Division

Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1942 as Headquarters, 82d Airborne Division

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)

Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 25 May 1964 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 82d Airborne Division

Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 2006 as Headquarters and Tactical Command Posts, 82d Airborne Division

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2010 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 82d Airborne Division

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War I
                                                        St. Mihiel
                                                        Meuse-Argonne
                                                        Lorraine 1918

                                                        World War II
                                                        Sicily
                                                        Naples-Foggia
                                                        Normandy (with arrowhead)
                                                        Rhineland (with arrowhead)
                                                        Ardennes-Alsace
                                                        Central Europe

                                                        Armed Forces Expeditions
                                                        Dominican Republic
                                                        Grenada
                                                        Panama (with arrowhead)

                                                        Southwest Asia
                                                        Defense of Saudi Arabia
                                                        Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
                       
                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                        Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

        Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE

        Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

        French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE

        French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COTENTIN

        French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

        Belgian Fourragere 1940

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

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

        Military Order of William (Degree of the Knight of the Fourth Class), Streamer embroidered NIJMEGEN 1944

          Netherlands Orange Lanyard

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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