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Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 May 2011

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HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS
BATTALION
1st CAVALRY DIVISION
(THE FIRST TEAM)

 

         Constituted 20 August 1921 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division

        Activated 13 September 1921 at Fort Bliss, Texas

        Reorganized and redesignated 4 December 1943 as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division, Special

        Reorganized and redesignated 25 March 1949 as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division (Infantry)

        Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1960 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Cavalry Division

        Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2005 as Headquarters and Tactical Command Posts, 1st Cavalry Division

        Reorganized and redesignated 16 April 2010 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        New Guinea
                                                        Bismarck Archipelago
                                                        Leyte (with arrowhead)
                                                        Luzon

                                                        Korean War
                                                        UN Defensive
                                                        UN Offensive
                                                        CCF Intervention
                                                        First UN Counteroffensive
                                                        CCF Spring Offensive
                                                        UN Summer-Fall Offensive
                                                        Second Korean Winter

                                                        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

                                                        Southwest Asia
                                                        Defense of Saudi Arabia
                                                        Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                                Iraq:
                                                        Transition of Iraq
                                                        Iraqi Governance

 

DECORATIONS

        Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE       

        Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered FISH HOOK

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

        Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009-2010

        Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO
4 JULY 1945

        Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered WAEGWAN-TEAGU

        Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece),  Streamer embroidered KOREA

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

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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