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Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 March 2017

395th Regiment

  • Constituted 23 July 1918 in the National Army as the 395th Infantry and assigned to the 99th Division
  • Demobilized 30 November 1918
  • Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 395th Infantry and assigned to the 99th Division (later redesignated as the 99th Infantry Division)
  • Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Franklin, Pennsylvania
  • Ordered into active military service 15 November 1942 and reorganized at Camp Van Dorn, Mississippi
  • Inactivated 29 September 1945 at Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Relieved 29 October 1998 from assignment to the 99th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 17 October 1999 as the 395th Regiment and reorganized to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 75th Division (Training Support); 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions concurrently allotted to the Regular Army
  • Regiment reorganized 2 November 2008 as a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System; concurrently 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions relieved from assignment to the 75th Division (Training Support)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

  • Belgian Fourragere 1940
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at the Siegfried Line
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Elsenborn Crest
  • 1st Battalion additionally entitled to:
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011
  • 2d Battalion additionally entitled to:
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes
  • 3d Battalion additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered ARDENNES
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2002-2003
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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