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14th Field Artillery

Lineage and Honors Information as of 18 September 1996

14th Field Artillery Lineage

Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as the 14th Field Artillery

Organized 1 June 1917 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Inactivated 1 September 1921 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Assigned 15 December 1922 to the 6th Division (1st Battalion concurrently activated at Fort Sheridan, Illinois)

Relieved 7 September 1927 from assignment to the 6th Division and assigned to the 7th Division (1st Battalion concurrently consolidated with the 2d Battalion, 3d Field Artillery, and consolidated unit designated as the 2d Battalion, 3d Field Artillery - hereafter separate lineage; new 1st Battalion concurrently constituted)

(1st Battalion activated 1 December 1934 at Fort Riley, Kansas; inactivated 1 July 1936 at Fort Riley, Kansas)

Relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 7th Division

Assigned 15 July 1940 to the 2d Armored Division and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia

Reorganized and redesignated 8 January 1942 as the 14th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

Relieved 1 April 1957 from assignment to the 2d Armored Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 14th Artillery, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 14th Field Artillery

Withdrawn 16 May 1988 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

14th Field Artillery Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Sicily (with arrowhead); Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Vietnam: Defense; 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; Consolidation I


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for NORMANDY

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for PLEIKU PROVINCE

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1965-1967

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

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