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1st BATTALION, 27th INFANTRY REGIMENT
(THE WOLFHOUNDS)

 

Constituted 2 February 1901 in the Regular Army as Company E, 26th Infantry

Organized 6 March 1901 at Fort McPherson, Georgia

Redesignated 29 May 1901 as Company A, 27th Infantry

(27th Infantry assigned 1 March 1921 to the Hawaiian Division; relieved 1 October 1941 from assignment to the Hawaiian Division and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 27th Infantry, and remained assigned to the 25th Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Reorganized and redesignated 26 August 1963 as the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment

Relieved 16 October 2005 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division, and assigned to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


  Philippine Insurrection
*Mindanao

  World War I
*Siberia 1918
*Siberia 1919

 

  World War II
*Central Pacific
*Guadalcanal
*Northern Solomons
     (with arrowhead)
*Luzon


  Korean War
*UN Defensive
*UN Offensive
*CCF Intervention
*First UN Counteroffensive
*CCF Spring Offensive
*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

  War on Terrorism
  Campaigns to be determined


 

DECORATIONS

        *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SANGNYONG-NI

        *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered TAEGU

         Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered HAN RIVER

        *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CU CHI DISTRICT

        *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005

        *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAGHDAD 2008-2009

        *Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO
4 JULY 1945

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

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1952

        *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

 

  BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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