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198th Army Band

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 December 2009

198th Army Band Lineage

Constituted 2 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the Band, 98th Infantry Division

Activated 13 August 1943 at Camp Breckenridge, Kentucky

Reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1943 as the 98th Infantry Division Band

Inactivated 16 February 1946 in Japan

Allotted 4 May 1948 to the Organized Reserve Corps and assigned to the 98th Infantry Division (later redesignated as the 98th Division [Training])

Activated 15 June 1948 at Syracuse, New York

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Location changed 1 October 1957 to Rochester, New York

Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1959 as the 98th Division Band

Consolidated 31 January 1968 with the Support Company, 98th Division (Training), and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as Support Company and Band, 98th Division (Training)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1970 as Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 98th Support Battalion, an element of the 98th Division (Training)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1971 as Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment and Band, 98th Support Battalion

Band element withdrawn 16 November 1982 and redesignated as the 898th Army Band, an element of the 98th Division (Training) (Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 98th Support Battalion--hereafter separate lineage)

Reorganized and redesignated 17 September 1983 as the band element of Headquarters Company, 98th Division (Training)

Band element withdrawn 16 September 1988 from Headquarters Company, 98th Division (Training); concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 98th Division Band

(98th Division [Training] reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1994 as the 98th Division [Institutional Training]; on 16 September 2008 as the 98th Training Division)

Relieved 1 October 2008 from assignment to the 98th Training Division

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2008 as the 198th Army Band

198th Army Band Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription



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