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Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 June 2011

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COMPANY F,
51st INFANTRY REGIMENT

 

                 Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as Company F, 51st Infantry

            Organized 16 June 1917 at Chickamauga Park, Georgia

            (51st Infantry assigned 16 November 1917 to the 6th Division)

            Inactivated 22 September 1921 at Camp Grant, Illinois

            (51st Infantry relieved 15 August 1927 from assignment to the 6th Division and assigned to the 9th Division; relieved 1 October 1933 from assignment to the 9th Division and assigned to the 6th Division; relieved 16 December 1940 from assignment to the 6th Division)

            Activated 15 April 1941 at Pine Camp, New York, as Company F, 51st Infantry (Armored), an element of the 4th Armored Division

            Redesignated 1 January 1942 as Company F, 51st Armored Infantry

            Reorganized and redesignated 10 September 1943 as Company C, 10th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 4th Armored Division

            Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 May 1946 as Company C, 10th Constabulary Squadron, an element of the 14th Constabulary Regiment

            Inactivated 20 December 1948 in Germany; concurrently converted and redesignated as Company C, 10th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 4th Armored Division

            Redesignated 25 February 1953 as Company C, 510th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 4th Armored Division

            Activated 15 June 1954 at Fort Hood, Texas

            Inactivated 1 April 1957 at Fort Hood, Texas (510th Armored Infantry Battalion concurrently relieved from assignment to the 4th Armored Division)

            Redesignated 1 July 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 6th Battle Group, 51st Infantry

            Redesignated 11 August 1967 as Company F, 51st Infantry

            Activated 25 September 1967 in Vietnam

            Inactivated 26 December 1968 in Vietnam

            Activated 16 December 1986 in Germany

            Inactivated 15 November 1991 in Germany

            Activated 16 April 1995 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

            Redesignated 1 October 2005 as Company F, 51st Infantry Regiment

            Inactivated 15 March 2009 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

            Assigned 16 January 2011 to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, and activated at Fort Bliss, Texas

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War I
*Meuse-Argonne
*Alsace 1918

World War II
*Normandy
*Northern France
*Rhineland
*Ardennes-Alsace
*Central Europe

Vietnam
*Counteroffensive, Phase III
*Tet Counteroffensive
*Counteroffensive, Phase IV
*Counteroffensive, Phase V
*Counteroffensive, Phase VI

Southwest Asia
*Defense of Saudi Arabia
*Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

War on Terrorism
Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

            *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered ARDENNES

            *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered SAIGON-LONG BINH

            *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

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

            *Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1997

            *French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered NORMANDY

            *French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered MOSELLE RIVER

            *French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Fourragere

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

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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