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Special Troops Battalion
37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

  • Constituted 6 February 2007 in the Ohio and Michigan Army National Guard as Special Troops Battalion, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
  • Organized 1 September 2007 from new and existing units with Headquarters at Springfield
  • Ordered into active Federal service 4 January 2008 (less Company B) at home stations; released from active Federal service 9 January 2009 and reverted to state control
  • Ordered into active Federal service 15 October 2011 at home stations; released from active Federal service 17 November 2012 and reverted to state control

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Global War on Terrorism
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Headquarters Company (Springfield) additionally entitled to:

  • World War II
  • Air Offensive, Japan
  • Guadalcanal
  • Northern Solomons
  • Luzon

Company A (St. Marys) additionally entitled to:

  • World War I
  • Ypres-Lys
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Northern Solomons (with arrowhead)
  • Luzon (with arrowhead)
  • Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Governance
  • National Resolution

Decorations

  • Headquarters Company (Springfield), additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2012
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered: 2004-2005
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered: 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • Company A (St. Marys) additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BOUGAINVILLE
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered LUZON
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN DEC 2011 – SEP 2012
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at ST. VITH

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

RICHARD W. STEWART
Chief of Military History


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Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 October 2010

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HEADQUARTERS
37th INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM
(BUCKEYE)

 

Constituted 18 July 1917 in the Ohio National Guard as Headquarters, 37th Division

Organized 26 August 1917 at Camp Sheridan, Alabama

Demobilized 23 June 1919 at Camp Sherman, Ohio

Reorganized and Federally recognized 31 May 1923 in the Ohio National Guard at Columbus as Headquarters, 37th Division

Inducted into Federal service 15 October 1940 at Columbus

Redesignated 1 February 1942 as Headquarters, 37th Infantry Division

Inactivated 18 December 1945 at Camp Anza, California

Reorganized and Federally recognized 11 November 1946 at Columbus

Ordered into active Federal service 15 January 1952 at Columbus

(Headquarters, 37th Infantry Division [NGUS], organized and Federally recognized
15 January 1954 at Columbus)

Released 15 June 1954 from active Federal service and reverted to state control; Federal recognition concurrently withdrawn from Headquarters, 37th Infantry Division (NGUS)

Reorganized and redesignated 15 February 1968 as Headquarters, 73d Brigade, 38th Infantry Division

Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1977 as Headquarters, 73d Infantry Brigade, and relieved from assignment to the 38th Infantry Division

Redesignated 6 September 1992 as Headquarters, 37th Infantry Brigade

Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1993 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 37th Brigade, 28th Infantry Division; location concurrently changed to North Canton

Redesignated 1 September 1994 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 37th Brigade, 38th Infantry Division

Location changed 1 June 2004 to Columbus

Ordered into active Federal service 5 July 2004 at Columbus; released from active Federal service 1 November 2005 and reverted to state control

Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 2007 as Headquarters, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

HOME STATION: Columbus

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                          World War I
                                                          Ypres-Lys
                                                          Meuse-Argonne
                                                          Lorraine 1918

                                                          World War II
                                                          Northern Solomons
                                                          Luzon (with arrowhead)

                                                          War on Terrorism
                                                          Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

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

 

BY THE ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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