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100th Battalion
442d Infantry Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 20 December 2006

100th Battalion
442d Infantry Regiment Lineage

Constituted 4 June 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 100th Infantry Battalion (Separate)

Activated 12 June 1942 at Oakland, California, with personnel from the Hawaiian Provisional Infantry Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 25 November 1943 as the 100th Infantry Battalion, Separate

Reorganized and redesignated 10 August 1944 as the 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry

Inactivated 15 August 1946 at Honolulu, Hawaii

Allotted 27 March 1947 to the Organized Reserves

Activated 31 July 1947 with Headquarters at Fort DeRussy, Hawaii

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 29 May 1959 as the 100th Battle Group, 442d Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1964 as the 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry

Ordered into active military service 13 May 1968 at Fort DeRussy, Hawaii; released from active military service 12 December 1969 and reverted to reserve status

(Location of Headquarters changed 1 September 1994 to Fort Shafter, Hawaii)

Ordered into active military service 16 August 2004 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment

Released from active military service 13 March 2006 and reverted to reserve status

100th Battalion
442d Infantry Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: *Naples-Foggia; *Anzio; *Rome-Arno; *North Apennines; *Rhineland; *Po Valley

War on Terrorism: *Iraq

Decorations

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BELVEDERE

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BIFFONTAINE

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered FRANCE AND ITALY

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered GOTHIC LINE

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006


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