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60th Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 4 December 1996

60th Infantry Lineage

Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as the 60th Infantry

Organized 10 June 1917 at Gettysburg National Park, Pennsylvania

Assigned 17 November 1917 to the 5th Division

Inactivated 2 September 1921 at Camp Jackson, South Carolina

Relieved 15 August 1927 from assignment to the 5th Division and assigned to the 8th Division

Relieved 1 October 1933 from assignment to the 8th Division and assigned to the 5th Division

Relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 5th Division

Assigned 1 August 1940 to the 9th Division (later redesignated as the 9th Infantry Division)

Activated 10 August 1940 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Inactivated 30 November - 28 December 1946 in Germany

Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Dix, New Jersey

Relieved 1 December 1957 from assignment to the 9th Infantry Division and reorganized as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 16 June 1986 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

Transferred 15 April 1996 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

60th Infantry Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Alsace 1918; Lorraine 1918

World War II: Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead); Tunisia; Sicily; Normandy; Northern France; 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; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for SEDJENANE VALLEY

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for STE. COLOMBE

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for SCHWAMMANAUEL DAMS

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for MEKONG DELTA

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DINH TUONG PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award for SAIGON

Valorous Unit Award for FISH HOOK

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for COTENTIN PENINSULA

Belgian Fourragere 1940

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at the MEUSE RIVER

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES

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