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Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 Aug 2009

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429th SUPPORT BATTALION

 

Organized 1 April 1992 from new and existing units in the Virginia Army National Guard as the 429th Support Battalion, with Headquarters at Staunton

(Location of Headquarters changed 1 September 2005 to Danville)

Ordered into active Federal service 11 May-23 June 2007 at home stations; released from active Federal service 13 June-26 July 2008 and reverted to state control

HOME AREA: Statewide

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                               War on Terrorism
                                               Campaigns to be determined

        Headquarters Company (Danville) additionally entitled to:

                                                Civil War (Confederate Service)
                                                First Manassas
                                                Peninsula
                                                Second Manassas
                                                Sharpsburg
                                                Fredericksburg
                                                Gettysburg
                                                Petersburg
                                                 Appomattox
                                                North Carolina 1862
                                                Virginia 1863
                                                Virginia 1864

 

                                                World War I
                                                Meuse Argonne
                                                Alsace 1918

 

        Company A (South Boston) additionally entitled to:

                                                World War II
                                                Normandy (with arrowhead)
                                                Northern France
                                                Rhineland
                                                Central Europe

        Company B (Richmond) additionally entitled to:

                                                 World War II
                                                 Normandy
                                                 Northern France
                                                 Rhineland
                                                 Ardennes-Alsace
                                                 Central Europe
       

        Company E (Roanoke) additionally entitled to:

                                                 World War II
                                                 Normandy (with arrowhead)
                                                 Northern France
                                                 Rhineland
                                                 Central Europe

 

        Company G (Armstrong Battery – Norfolk) additionally entitled to:

                                                World War I
                                                Meuse Argonne
                                                Alsace 1918

                                                World War II
                                                Ardennes-Alsace

 

 

DECORATIONS

Company A (South Boston) entitled to:

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY

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

Company E (Roanoke) entitled to:

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIRE

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, Streamer embroidered BEACHES OF NORMANDY

French Croix de Guerre with Silver Gilt Star, Streamer embroidered VIRE

Company G (Armstrong Battery – Norfolk) entitled to:

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

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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