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181st Infantry Brigade

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 April 2007

Headquarters, 181st Infantry Brigade Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Headquarters, 181st Infantry Brigade, and assigned to the 91st Division

Organized 4 September 1917 at Camp Lewis, Washington

Demobilized in April 1919 at Camp Kearny, California

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 181st Infantry Brigade, and assigned to the 91st Division

Organized in November 1921 at San Francisco, California

Redesignated 23 March 1925 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 181st Brigade

Redesignated 24 August 1936 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 181st Infantry Brigade

Converted and redesignated 6 April 1942 as the 91st Reconnaissance Troop (less 3d Platoon), 91st Division (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 182d Infantry Brigade, concurrently converted and redesignated as the 3d Platoon, 91st Reconnaissance Troop, 91st Division)

Troop ordered into active military service 15 August 1942 and reorganized at Camp White, Oregon, as the 91st Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, an element of the 91st Infantry Division

Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1943 as the 91st Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized

Inactivated 19 November 1945 at Camp Rucker, Alabama

Activated 25 January 1947 at San Francisco, California, as the 91st Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop

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

Reorganized and redesignated 16 March 1949 as the 91st Reconnaissance Company

Inactivated 17 May 1954 at San Francisco, California

Activated 17 April 1956 at Sonora, California

Disbanded 1 May 1959 at Sonora, California

Reconstituted (less 3d Platoon) 27 March 1963 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Brigade, 63d Infantry Division (3d Platoon, 91st Reconnaissance Company - hereafter separate lineage)

Activated 1 April 1963 at Pasadena, California

Inactivated 31 December 1965 at Pasadena, California

Redesignated 1 December 2006 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 181st Infantry Brigade; Headquarters concurrently activated at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin

Headquarters, 181st Infantry Brigade Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Ypres-Lys, Meuse-Argonne, Lorraine 1918

World War II: Rome-Arno, North Apennines, Po Valley

Decorations

None


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