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Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 December 2011

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101st SUPPORT BATTALION
(DEVILíS GUARDIAN)


Constituted 24 May 1917 in the Regular Army as the Motor Supply Train, 1st Division

Organized 17 February 1918 in France

Redesignated 1 August 1918 as the 1st Supply Train, an element of the 1st Division (later redesignated as the 1st Infantry Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 23 March 1921 as the 1st Division Train, Quartermaster Corps

Reorganized and redesignated 23 March 1925 as the 1st Division Quartermaster Train

Inactivated 15 June 1931 at Fort Hamilton, New York

Redesignated 1 April 1936 as the 1st Quartermaster Regiment

Activated 1 May 1936 at Fort Hamilton, New York, as an element of the 1st Division

Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Companies A, B, and E reorganized and redesignated 11 October 1939 as the 1st Quartermaster Battalion (remainder of regiment concurrently disbanded)

Reorganized and redesignated 17 November 1943 as the 1st Quartermaster Company (Ordnance Medium Maintenance Platoon, Headquarters Company, concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 701st Ordnance Light Maintenance Company--hereafter separate lineage)

Reorganized and redesignated 2 January 1964 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Supply and Transport Battalion (organic elements constituted 23 October 1963 and activated 2 January 1964)

Inactivated 15 May 1985 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Redesignated 1 May 1987 as the 101st Support Battalion and activated at Fort Riley, Kansas, as an element of the 1st Infantry Division

Relieved 16 September 2009 from assignment to the 1st Infantry Division and assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War I
Montdidier-Noyon
Aisne-Marne
St. Mihiel
Meuse-Argonne
Lorraine 1918
Picardy 1918

World War II
Algeria-French Morocco
Tunisia
Sicily (with arrowhead)
Normandy (with arrowhead)
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Vietnam
Defense
Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase II
Counteroffensive, Phase III
Tet Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase IV
Counteroffensive, Phase V
Counteroffensive, Phase VI
Tet 69/Counteroffensive
Summer-Fall 1969
Winter-Spring 1970

Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
Cease-Fire

War on Terrorism
Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS


            Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered AL ANBAR PROVINCE    

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1966

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2007-2008

            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2009

            French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered KASSERINE

            French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered NORMANDY

            French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Fourragere

            Belgian Fourragere 1940

                        Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Mons

                        Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Eupen-Malmedy

            Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1968

            Republic of Vietnam Civic Action Honor Medal, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1970

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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