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2d BATTALION, 22d INFANTRY REGIMENT

 

        Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Companies B and K, 2d Battalion, 13th Infantry

        Organized 15 May 1865 at Camp Dennison, Ohio

        Reorganized and redesignated 21 September 1866 as Companies B and K, 22d Infantry

        Companies B and K, 22d Infantry, consolidated 4 May 1869 and consolidated unit designated as Company B, 22d Infantry

        (22d Infantry assigned 24 March 1923 to the 4th Division [later redesignated as the 4th Infantry Division])

        Inactivated 30 June 1927 at Fort McPherson, Georgia

        Activated 1 June 1940 at Fort McClellan, Alabama

        Inactivated 1 March 1946 at Camp Butner, North Carolina

        Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Ord, California

        Inactivated 1 April 1957 at Fort Lewis, Washington, and relieved from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division; concurrently redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battle Group, 22d Infantry

        Redesignated 21 August 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 22d Infantry, and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted)

        Battalion activated 1 October 1963 at Fort Lewis, Washington

        Relieved 1 August 1967 from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division

        Relieved 15 December 1970 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division

        Inactivated 13 September 1972 at Fort Carson, Colorado

        Activated 21 September 1976 at Fort Carson, Colorado

        Inactivated 1 July 1984 in Germany, and relieved from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division

Assigned 1 September 1986 to the 10th Mountain Division, and activated at Fort Drum, New York

        Relieved 16 September 2004 from assignment to the 10th Mountain Division and assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

        Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 22d Infantry Regiment

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


  Indian Wars
  Little Big Horn
  Pine Ridge
  North Dakota 1868
  North Dakota 1869
  Montana 1872

  War with Spain
*Santiago

  Philippine Insurrection
*Manila
*Malolos
*San Isidro
*Mindanao
  Jolo
*Luzon 1900

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

  Vietnam
*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

  War on Terrorism
Iraq:
*Iraqi Governance
*National Resolution

(Additional campaigns to be determined)

 

DECORATIONS

         Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered CARENTAN

        *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered ST. GILLIS-MARIGNY

        *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered HURTGEN FOREST

        *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SUOI TRE

        *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2003-2004

        *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2005-2006

        *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2007-2008

        *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2010

*Belgian Fourragere 1940

                *Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in Belgium

                *Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

        *Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

        *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 1967-1970

        Company A additionally entitled to:

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ JAN-OCT 2007

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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