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187th Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 5 April 1998

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Constituted 12 November 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 187th Glider Infantry

Assigned 25 February 1943 to the 11th Airborne Division and activated at Camp Mackall, North Carolina

Allotted 15 November 1948 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 30 June 1949 as the 187th Airborne Infantry

Relieved 1 February 1951 from assignment to the 11th Airborne Division

Assigned 1 July 1956 to the 101st Airborne Division

Relieved 25 April 1957 from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 187th Infantry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 1 October 1983 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

187th Infantry Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: New Guinea; Leyte; Luzon (with arrowhead)

Korean War: UN Offensive (with arrowhead); CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive (with arrowhead); CCF Spring Offensive; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: 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; Consolidation I; Consolidation II

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for TAGAYTAY RIDGE

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for SUKCHON

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for TRANG BANG

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DONG AP BIA MOUNTAIN

Presidential Unit Citation (Navy) for INCHON

Valorous Unit Award for BINH DUONG PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award for THUA THIEN PROVINCE

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

Army Superior Unit Award for 1995-1996

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1950-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1952-1953

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