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2d Battalion
32d Field Artillery Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 February 2009

2d Battalion
32d Field Artillery Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 July 1918 in the National Army as Battery B, 32d Field Artillery, an element of the 11th Division

Organized 5 August 1918 at Camp George G. Meade, Maryland

Demobilized 13 December 1918 at Camp George G. Meade, Maryland

Reconstituted 22 July 1929 in the Regular Army as Battery B, 32d Field Artillery, an element of the 3d Division

(32d Field Artillery relieved 1 January 1930 from assignment to the 3d Division; assigned 23 September 1932 to the 3d Division; relieved 1 October 1933 from assignment to the 3d Division)

Redesignated 1 October 1940 as Battery B, 32d Field Artillery Battalion, and activated at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont, as an element of the 1st Division (later redesignated as the 1st Infantry Division)

Inactivated 15 February 1957 at Fort Riley, Kansas, and relieved from assignment to the 1st Infantry Division; concurrently, redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2d Battalion, 32d Artillery

Redesignated 2 June 1958 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2d Missile Battalion, 32d Artillery (organic elements concurrently constituted)

Battalion activated 26 June 1958 at Fort Hood, Texas

Inactivated 1 March 1962 at Fort Hood, Texas

Redesignated 10 December 1962 as the 2d Battalion, 32d Artillery

Activated 4 January 1963 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 2d Battalion, 32d Field Artillery

Inactivated 31 July 1972 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Activated 16 August 1987 in Germany

Inactivated 15 December 1993 in Germany

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 32d Field Artillery Regiment

Activated 16 January 2006 at Fort Riley, Kansas

2d Battalion
32d Field Artillery Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: *Algeria French-Morocco (with arrowhead); *Tunisia; *Sicily (with arrowhead); *Normandy (with arrowhead); *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; *Consolidation II

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered EL GUETTAR

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CU CHI DISTRICT

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered TAY NINH PROVINCE

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1966

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969

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

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

*French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

*Belgian Fourragere 1940

*Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Mons

*Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Eupen-Malmedy

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1968

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971

*Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1971

Battery A additionally entitled to:

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered TAY NINH PROVINCE 1970

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered FISH HOOK

Battery B additionally entitled to:

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered FISH HOOK


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