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Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 August 2015

100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment

  • 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
  • Ordered into active military service 19 August 2008 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii; released from active military service 22 September 2009 and reverted to reserve status

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Naples-Foggia
  • Anzio
  • Rome-Arno
  • North Apennines
  • Rhineland
  • Po Valley
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Governance
  • National Resolution
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BELVEDERE
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BIFFONTAINE AND FORET DOMANIALE DE CHAMP
  • 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

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

RICHARD W. STEWART
Chief of Military History


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