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327th Infantry Regiment
(Bastogne Bulldogs)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 November 2009

327th Infantry Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 327th Infantry and assigned to the 82d Division

Organized 17 September 1917 at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Demobilized 26 May 1919 at Camp Upton, New York

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 327th Infantry and assigned to the 82d Division (later redesignated as the 82d Airborne Division)

Organized in December 1921 with Headquarters at Greenville, South Carolina

Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1942 as the 327th Glider Infantry; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 82d Division and assigned to the 101st Airborne Division

(3d Battalion consolidated 6 April 1945 with the 1st Battalion, 401st Glider Infantry [see ANNEX], and consolidated unit designated as the 3d Battalion, 327th Glider Infantry)

Inactivated 30 November 1945 in France

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)

Redesignated 18 June 1948 as the 516th Airborne Infantry

Withdrawn 25 June 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army

(1st Battalion inactivated 1 April 1949 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky)

Regiment (less 1st Battalion) inactivated 22 April 1949 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Regiment activated 25 August 1950 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Inactivated 1 December 1953 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Relieved 27 April 1954 from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division

Activated 15 May 1954 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1956 as the 327th Airborne Infantry and assigned to the 101st Airborne Division

Relieved 25 April 1957 from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 327th Infantry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 21 January 1983 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 327th Infantry Regiment

ANNEX

Constituted 23 July 1918 in the National Army as the 1st Battalion, 401st Infantry, an element of the 101st Division

Demobilized 30 November 1918

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 1st Battalion, 401st Infantry, an element of the 101st Division

Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Disbanded 15 August 1942; concurrently reconstituted in the Army of the United States as the 1st Battalion, 401st Glider Infantry, an element of the 101st Airborne Division, and activated at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Disbanded 1 March 1945 in France

Reconstituted 6 April 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 1st Battalion, 401st Glider Infantry; concurrently consolidated with the 3d Battalion, 327th Glider Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as the 3d Battalion, 327th Glider Infantry, an element of the 101st Airborne Division

327th Infantry Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

World War II: Normandy (with arrowhead); Rhineland (with arrowhead); Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; 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; Consolidation I; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire

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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for BASTOGNE

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DAK TO, VIETNAM 1966

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for TRUNG LUONG

Valorous Unit Award for TUY HOA

Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ 1991

Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ 2003

Valorous Unit Award for AN NAJAF, IRAQ

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1965-1966

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for IRAQ 2003-2004

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for IRAQ 2005-2006

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for IRAQ 2007-2008

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for NORMANDY

Netherlands Orange Lanyard

Belgian Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm for BASTOGNE; cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Bastogne

Belgian Fourragere 1940

     Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in France and Belgium


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