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507th Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 April 1997

507th Infantry Lineage

Constituted 24 June 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 507th Parachute Infantry

Activated 20 July 1942 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Assigned 1 March 1945 to the 17th Airborne Division

Inactivated 16 September 1945 at Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts

Redesignated 18 June 1948 as the 507th Airborne Infantry

Allotted 25 June 1948 to the Regular Army

Activated 6 July 1948 at Camp Pickett, Virginia

Regiment (less 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions) inactivated 25 May 1949 at Camp Pickett, Virginia (1st and 2d Battalions inactivated 31 March 1949 at Camp Pickett, Virginia; 3d Battalion inactivated 10 April 1949 at Camp Pickett, Virginia)

Relieved 23 October 1985 from assignment to the 17th Airborne Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 507th Infantry, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System, and transferred to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

507th Infantry Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for COTENTIN PENINSULA

Army Superior Unit Award for 1992-1994

Army Superior Unit Award for 1994-1995

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for STE. MERE EGLISE

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

French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

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