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Lineage and Honors Information as of 20 February 2015

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
82d Airborne Division Artillery

  • 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 Claiborne, 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  • Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Inactivated 15 June 2006 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Activated 16 October 2014 at Fort Bragg North Carolina

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
  • Panama
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COTENTIN
  • French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
  • Military Order of William (Degree of the Knight of the Fourth Class), Streamer embroidered 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

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

RICHARD W. STEWART
Chief of Military History


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