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Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
82d Airborne Division Artillery

Lineage and Honors Information as of 31 December 1996

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
82d Airborne Division Artillery Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Headquarters, 157th Field Artillery Brigade, and assigned to the 82d Division

Organized in September 1917 at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Demobilized 23 May 1919 at Camp Upton, New York

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves and assigned to the 82d Division

Organized in January 1922 in the Fourth Corps Area

Redesignated 13 February 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 82d Division Artillery

Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Camp Clairborne, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 82d Airborne Division Artillery

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)

Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
82d Airborne Division Artillery Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Lorraine 1918

World War II: Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy (with arrowhead); Rhineland (with arrowhead); Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Armed Forces Expeditions: Dominican Republic; Grenada

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for STE. MERE EGLISE

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for STE. MERE EGLISE

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for COTENTIN

French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

Military Order of William (Degree of the Knight of the Fourth Class) for NIJMEGEN 1944

Netherlands Orange Lanyard

Belgian Fourragere 1940

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in BELGIUM AND GERMANY


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