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Lineage and Honors Information as of 30 June 2010

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COMPANY D, 52d INFANTRY REGIMENT
(READY RIFLES)

 

Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as Company D, 52d Infantry

Organized 16 June 1917 at Chickamauga Park, Georgia

(52d Infantry assigned 16 November 1917 to the 6th Division)

Inactivated 1 September 1921 at Camp Grant, Illinois

(52d 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 1 October 1940 from assignment to the 6th Division)

Redesignated 15 July 1942 as Company D, 52d Armored Infantry, an element of the 9th Armored Division, and activated at Fort Riley, Kansas

Reorganized and redesignated 9 October 1943 as Company A, 27th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 9th Armored Division

Inactivated 13 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Redesignated 14 September 1950 as Company E, 52d Infantry, an element of the 71st Infantry Division

Redesignated 25 February 1953 as Company A, 527th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 9th Armored Division

(527th Armored Infantry Battalion relieved 1 March 1957 from assignment to the 9th Armored Division)

Redesignated 1 July 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battle Group, 52d Infantry      

Redesignated 23 March 1966 as Company D, 52d Infantry

Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 22 November 1969 in Vietnam

Activated 30 June 1971 in Vietnam

Inactivated 26 November 1972 in Vietnam

Assigned 16 July 2002 to the 25th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Lewis, Washington

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

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


  World War I
*Meuse-Argonne
*Alsace 1918

  World War II
*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
*Counteroffensive, Phase VII
*Consolidation I
*Consolidation II
*Cease-Fire
  War on Terrorism
      Iraq:
*Iraqi Surge

  (Additional campaigns to
      be determined)

 

DECORATIONS

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered LUXEMBOURG

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered ST. VITH

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BASTOGNE

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered REMAGEN BRIDGEHEAD

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered NINEVEH PROVINCE 2005

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968

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

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

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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