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5th Battalion
25th Field Artillery Regiment
(Wolfpack)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 December 2007

5th Battalion
25th Field Artillery Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 July 1918 in the National Army as Battery E, 25th Field Artillery, an element of the 9th Division

Organized 2 August 1918 at Camp McClellan, Alabama

Demobilized 8 February 1919 at Camp McClellan, Alabama

Reconstituted 22 December 1920 in the Regular Army as Battery E, 25th Field Artillery (Philippine Scouts)

Organized 26 September 1921 at Fort William McKinley, Philippine Islands, as an ele¬ment of the Philippine Division

Inactivated 30 September 1922 at Fort Stotsenburg, Philippine Islands

(25th Field Artillery relieved 1 January 1930 from assignment to the Philippine Division and assigned to the 9th Division; Philippine Scouts concurrently removed as a parenthetical designation)

Activated 1 December 1934 at Madison Barracks, New York

(25th Field Artillery relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 9th Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 30 December 1940 as Battery B, 25th Field Artillery Battalion

Inactivated 21 March 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

(25th Field Artillery Battalion redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 25th Parachute Field Artillery Battery and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia; inactivated 14 November 1946 at Fort Benning, Georgia)

Former Battery B, 25th Field Artillery Battalion, redesignated 29 November 1949 as Battery B, 25th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion; concurrently, consolidated with Battery B, 25th Field Artillery Battalion (active) (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Battery B, 25th Field Artil¬lery Battalion, an element of the 10th Infantry Division

Inactivated 1 July 1957 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 10th Infantry Division

Redesignated 31 July 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Bat¬tery, 5th Battalion, 25th Artillery

Redesignated 1 September 1971 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery

Redesignated 20 March 1978 as Battery E, 25th Field Artillery, assigned to the 2d Infantry Division, and activated in Korea

Inactivated 16 June 1988 in Korea and relieved from assignment to the 2d Infantry Division

Redesignated 16 January 2005 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery, assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and actiavated at Fort Polk, Louisiana (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Battalion redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment

ANNEX

Constituted 19 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as Battery B, 604th Field Artillery Battalion

Activated 11 January 1943 at Camp Carson, Colorado

(604th Field Artillery Battalion assigned 15 July 1943 to the 10th Light Division [later redesignated as the 10th Infantry Division])

Inactivated 10 November 1945 at Camp Carson, Colorado

Redesignated 18 June 1949 as Battery B, 25th Field Artillery Battalion, and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 July 1948 at Fort Riley, Kansas

5th Battalion
25th Field Artillery Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II-EAME: *North Apennines; *Rhineland; *Ardennes-Alsace; *Central Europe; *Po Valley

Decorations

None


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