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10th Special Forces Group
1st Special Forces Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 September 2007

10th Special Forces Group,
1st Special Forces Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 4th Company, 2d Battalion, First Regiment, 1st Special Service Force, a combined Canadian-American organization

Activated 9 July 1942 at Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana

Disbanded 6 January 1945 in France

Reconstituted 15 April 1960 in the Regular Army; concurrently consolidated with Company A, 2d Infantry Battalion (activated 1 April 1943), and consolidated unit redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces

Consolidated 30 September 1960 with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Special Forces Group (constituted 19 May 1952 in the Regular Army and activated 11 June 1952 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated 20 March 1961)

(Former Company A, 2d Infantry Battalion, withdrawn 3 February 1986, consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 75th Infantry, and consolidated unit redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment - hereafter separate lineage)

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 10th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces Regiment

10th Special Forces Group,
1st Special Forces Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: *Aleutian Islands; *Naples-Foggia; *Anzio; *Rome-Arno; *Southern France (with arrowhead); *Rhineland

Southwest Asia: *Defense of Saudi Arabia; *Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

War on Terrorism: *Iraq (with arrowhead)

Decorations

1st Special Forces Battalion additionally entitled to:
Army Superior Unit Award for 1995-1996

2d Special Forces Battalion additionally entitled to:
Army Superior Unit Award for 1997-1998

3d Special Forces Battalion additionally entitled to:
Army Superior Unit Award for 1995-1996


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