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1st Battalion, 67th Armor

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 March 1998

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Lineage

Constituted 24 March 1923 in the Regular Army as Company A, 19th Tank Battalion

Redesignated 1 September 1929 as Company A, 2d Tank Regiment

Converted and redesignated 25 October 1932 as Company A, 67th Infantry (Medium Tanks)

Activated 5 June 1940 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Converted and redesignated 15 July 1940 as Company A, 67th Armored Regiment, an element of the 2d Armored Division

Reorganized and redesignated 25 March 1946 as Company D, 6th Tank Battalion, and remained an element of the 2d Armored Division

Redesignated 31 January 1949 as Company D, 6th Medium Tank Battalion

(6th Medium Tank Battalion relieved 14 July 1950 from assignment to the 2d Armored Division; assigned 29 October 1950 to the 24th Infantry Division)

Disbanded 10 November 1951 in Korea

Reconstituted 3 December 1954 in the Regular Army as Company D, 6th Tank Battalion, an element of the 24th Infantry Division

Activated 22 December 1954 in Japan

Relieved 1 July 1957 from assignment to the 24th Infantry Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Medium Tank Battalion, 67th Armor, and assigned to the 2d Armored Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1963 as the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor

Relieved 21 May 1991 from assignment to the 2d Armored Division and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division

Relieved 16 December 1992 from assignment to the 1st Cavalry Division and assigned to the 2d Armored Division

Relieved 16 January 1996 from assignment to the 2d Armored Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Somme Offensive

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

Korean War: *UN Defensive; *UN Offensive; *CCF Intervention; *First UN Counteroffensive; *CCF Spring Offensive; *UN Summer-Fall Offensive

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

Decorations

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SIEGFRIED LINE

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOKSU-RI

*Navy Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered SAUDI ARABIA-KUWAIT

*Belgian Fourragere 1940

    *Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in Belgium

    *Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes


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