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Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 December 2016

2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment
(Golden Dragons)

  • Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company B, 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry
  • Organized 8 July 1861 at Fort Trumbull, Connecticut
  • Reorganized and redesignated 30 April 1862 as Company B, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 21 September 1866 as Company B, 14th Infantry
  • Consolidated 26 July 1869 with Company A, 45th Infantry, Veteran Reserve Corps (constituted 21 September 1866), and consolidated unit designated as Company B, 14th Infantry
  • (14th Infantry assigned 27 July 1918 to the 19th Division; relieved 14 February 1919 from assignment to the 19th Division; assigned 10 July 1943 to the 71st Light Division [later redesignated as the 71st Infantry Division]; relieved 1 May 1946 from assignment to the 71st Infantry Division)
  • Inactivated 1 September 1946 in Germany
  • Activated 1 October 1948 at Camp Carson, Colorado
  • (14th Infantry assigned 1 August 1951 to the 25th Infantry Division)
  • Inactivated 1 February 1957 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 17 May 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battle Group, 14th Infantry (organic elements concurrently constituted)
  • Battle Group activated 25 May 1957 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Assigned 1 July 1958 to the 1st Infantry Brigade
  • Inactivated 16 May 1960 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Relieved 25 June 1960 from assignment to the 1st Infantry Brigade
  • Redesignated 21 June 1963 as the 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry, and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division
  • Activated 26 August 1963 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Inactivated 5 June 1972 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Relieved 17 January 1986 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division, assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Relieved 16 September 2005 from assignment to the 10th Mountain Division, and assigned to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment

Campaign Participation Credit

  • Civil War
  • Peninsula
  • Manassas
  • Antietam
  • Fredericksburg
  • Chancellorsville
  • Gettysburg
  • Wilderness
  • Spotsylvania
  • Cold Harbor
  • Petersburg
  • Virginia 1862
  • Virginia 1863
  • Indian Wars
  • Little Big Horn
  • Bannocks
  • Arizona 1866
  • Wyoming 1874
  • War with Spain
  • Manila
  • China Relief Expedition
  • Yang-tsun
  • Peking
  • Philippine Insurrection
  • Manila
  • Laguna de Bay
  • Zapote River
  • Cavite
  • Luzon 1899
  • World War II
  • Rhineland
  • Central Europe
  • Korean War
  • UN Summer-Fall Offensive
  • Second Korean Winter
  • Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  • Third Korean Winter
  • Korea, Summer 1953
  • Vietnam
  • 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
  • Armed Forces Expeditions
  • Somalia
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered MOGADISHU
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered EUPHRATES RIVER VALLEY
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009-2010
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1997
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MUNSAN-NI
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1970
  • Company D additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN APR-DEC 2015

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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