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1st Infantry Division Band

Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 April 2007

1st Infantry Division Band Lineage

Constituted 12 October 1943 in the Regular Army as the Band, 1st Infantry Division

Redesignated 1 December 1943 as the 1st Infantry Division Band

Activated 9 December 1943 in England

Consolidated 2 January 1964 with Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Infantry Division Trains, and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters, Headquarters and Band, 1st Infantry Division Support Command

Reorganized and redesignated 10 February 1966 as Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 1st Infantry Division Support Command

Band element withdrawn 21 April 1972 from Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 1st Infantry Division Support Command, and consolidated with the 1st Adjutant General Company; consolidated unit designated as the 1st Adjutant General Company

Band element withdrawn 1 September 1985 from the 1st Adjutant General Company and redesignated as the 1st Infantry Division Band

1st Infantry Division Band Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: 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; Ceasefire

War on Terrorism: Iraq

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1969 

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

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for NORMANDY

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 Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, , Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1970


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