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Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
101st Airborne Division Artillery

Lineage and Honors Information as of 10 October 1996

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
101st Airborne Division Artillery Lineage

Constituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 176th Field Artillery Brigade

Organized in 1923 in Wisconsin

Redesignated 30 January 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 101st Division Artillery

Disbanded 15 August 1942; concurrently reconstituted in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, and activated at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 30 November 1945 in France

Allotted 25 June 1948 to the Regular Army

Activated 6 July 1948 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Inactivated 27 May 1949 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Activated 25 August 1950 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Inactivated 1 December 1953 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Activated 15 May 1954 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1956 as Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Battery, 101st Airborne Division Artillery

Reorganized and redesignated 25 April 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 101st Airborne Division Artillery

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
101st Airborne Division Artillery Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Vietnam: 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

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

Decorations

Valorous Unit Award for THUA THIEN PROVINCE

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1968-1969

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1971

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1968-1970

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1970


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