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Headquarters, 3d Brigade Combat Team,
1st Cavalry Division
(Grey Wolf)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 January 2008

Headquarters, 3d Brigade Combat Team,
1st Cavalry Division Lineage

Constituted 29 August 1917 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 3d Cavalry Brigade

Organized in December 1917 at Camp Harry J. Jones, Arizona, as an element of the 15th Cavalry Division

Relieved 12 May 1918 from assignment to the 15th Cavalry Division

Demobilized 15 July 1919 at Camp Harry J. Jones, Arizona

Reconstituted 20 August 1921 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 3d Cavalry Brigade, and assigned to the 2d Cavalry Division

Activated 15 October 1940 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Relieved 15 July 1942 from assignment to the 2d Cavalry Division; concurrently converted and redesignated as Headquarters, 9th Armored Division Trains

Inactivated 13 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Relieved 15 July 1963 from assignment to the 9th Armored Division; concurrently converted and redesignated as Headquarters, 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division

Activated 1 September 1963 in Korea

Inactivated 15 September 1980 at Fort Hood, Texas

Activated 21 May 1991 at Fort Hood, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 17 October 2005 as Headquarters, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division


Headquarters, 3d Brigade Combat Team,
1st Cavalry Division Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: 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; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire

War on Terrorism: Iraq

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered QUANG TIN PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered FISH HOOK

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPE 1944

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPE 1945

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

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1969

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971-1972

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970


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