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Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 July 2010

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1st BATTALION, 24th INFANTRY REGIMENT
(DEUCE FOUR)

 

Constituted 28 July 1866 in the Regular Army as Company A, 38th Infantry

Organized 1 October 1866 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri

Consolidated 15 March 1869 with Company A, 41st Infantry (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit redesignated as Company A, 24th Infantry

(24th Infantry assigned 1 February 1947 to the 25th Infantry Division; relieved
1 August 1951 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division)

Inactivated 1 October 1951 in Korea

Redesignated 16 August 1995 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, and activated at Fort Lewis, Washington (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment

Inactivated 1 June 2006 at Fort Lewis, Washington, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

Assigned 16 December 2006 to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, and activated at Fort Wainwright, Alaska

 

ANNEX

Constituted 28 July 1866 in the Regular Army as Company A, 41st Infantry

Organized 25 December 1866 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


  Indian Wars
*Comanches

  War with Spain
*Santiago

  Philippine Insurrection
*San Isidro
*Luzon 1900

  Mexican Expedition
*Mexico 1916-1917

  World War II
*Northern Solomons
*Western Pacific


  Korean War
*UN Defensive
*UN Offensive
*CCF Intervention
*First UN Counteroffensive
*CCF Spring Offensive
*UN Summer-Fall Offensive

  War on Terrorism
      Iraq:
*Iraqi Surge

  (Additional campaigns to
       be determined)


 

DECORATIONS

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered NINEVEH PROVINCE 2005

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MASAN-CHINJU

  Company B additionally entitled to:

   Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1996

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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