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Lineage and Honors Information as of 3 April 2012

1st BATTALION,
32d INFANTRY REGIMENT

  • Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as Company A, 32d Infantry
  • Organized 7 August 1916 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • (32d Infantry assigned 31 July 1918 to the 16th Division; relieved 8 March 1919 from assignment to the 16th Division)
  • Inactivated 13 September 1921 at Vancouver Barracks, Washington
  • Activated 1 July 1940 at Camp Ord, California, as an element of the 7th Division (later redesignated as the 7th Infantry Division)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 32d Infantry, and remained assigned to the 7th Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1963 as the 1st Battalion, 32d Infantry
  • Relieved 31 March 1971 from assignment to the 7th Infantry Division and assigned to the 2d Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 21 October 1978 in Korea and relieved from assignment to the 2d Infantry Division
  • Assigned 7 August 1980 to the 7th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Ord, California
  • Inactivated 10 June 1987 at Fort Ord, California, and relieved from assignment to the 7th Infantry Division
  • Assigned 16 February 1996 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 3d Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 32d Infantry Regiment

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • *Aleutian Islands (with arrowhead)
  • *Eastern Mandates
  • *Leyte (with arrowhead)
  • *Ryukyus (with arrowhead)
  • 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
  • War on Terrorism
  •   Afghanistan:
  • *Consolidation I
  • *Consolidation II
  • *Consolidation III

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered CENTRAL KOREA
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered KUMHWA
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered INCHON *Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered CHOSIN RESERVOIR
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered HWACHON RESERVOIR
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003-2004 *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered NURISTAN PROVINCE 2009
  • *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003-2004
  • *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2006-2007
  • *Navy Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered PANMUNJOM
  • *Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • *Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered INCHON
  • *Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1953
  • *Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1945-1948; 1953-1971
  • Company B additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN DEC 2008-DEC 2009

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Robert J. Dalessandro
Director, Center of Military History


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