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317th Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 30 September 2005

317th Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 317th Infantry and assigned to the 80th Division

Organized 23-27 August 1917 at Camp Lee, Virginia

Demobilized 13-14 June at Camp Lee, Virginia

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 317th Infantry and assigned to the 80th Division (later redesignated as the 80th Infantry Division)

Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Lynchburg, Virginia

Ordered into active military service 15 July 1942 and reorganized at Camp Forrest, Tennessee

Inactivated 10 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 15 July 1946 as the 317th Parachute Infantry, an element of the 80th Airborne Division

Redesignated 23 September 1946 as the 317th Glider Infantry

Activated 14 November 1946 in the Organized Reserves with Headquarters at Washington, D.C.

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

Reorganized and redesignated 5 October 1950 as the 317th Airborne Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 10 May 1952 as the 317th Infantry, an element of the 80th Infantry Division

Reorganized and redesignated 6 March 1959 as the 317th Regiment, an element of the 80th Division (Training), with Headquarters at Washington, D.C.

(Location of Headquarters changed 1 December 1960 to Riverdale, Maryland)

Reorganized 31 January 1968 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Training)

Reorganized 1 October 1994 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Institutional Training)

317th Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Somme Offensive; Meuse-Argonne; Picardy 1918

World War II: Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Decorations

None


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