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3d Battalion
13th Field Artillery
(The Clan)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 October 1996

3d Battalion
13th Field Artillery Lineage

Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as Battery C, 13th Field Artillery

Organized 1 June 1917 at Camp Stewart, Texas

(13th Field Artillery assigned 10 December 1917 to the 4th Division; relieved 4 October 1920 from assignment to the 4th Division; assigned 1 March 1921 to the Hawaiian Division [later redesignated as the 24th Infantry Division])

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1941 as Battery C, 13th Field Artillery Battalion

Inactivated 31 March 1958 and relieved from assignment to the 24th Infantry Division; concurrently redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3d Battalion, 13th Artillery

Redesignated 1 April 1960 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3d Howitzer Battalion, 13th Artillery, assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, and activated at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Redesignated 3 August 1963 as the 3d Battalion, 13th Artillery

Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 3d Battalion, 13th Field Artillery

Inactivated 1 October 1983 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

Activated 16 January 1996 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

3d Battalion
13th Field Artillery Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: *Aisne-Marne; *St. Mihiel; *Meuse-Argonne; *Champagne 1918; *Lorraine 1918

World War II: *Central Pacific; *New Guinea (with arrowhead); *Leyte (with arrowhead); *Luzon (with arrowhead); *Southern Philippines (with arrowhead)

Korean War: *UN Defensive; *UN Offensive; *CCF Intervention; *First UN Counteroffensive; *CCF Spring Offensive; *UN Summer-Fall Offensive; *Second Korean Winter; *Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: *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

Decorations

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DEFENSE OF KOREA

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967-1968

*Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for PYONGTAEK

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1966-1968

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1968-1970

*Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1966-1970

Battery B additionally entitled to:

    Valorous Unit Award for BINH DUONG PROVINCE

    Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1969


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