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3d Battalion
17th Field Artillery Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 November 2009

3d Battalion
17th Field Artillery Regiment Lineage

Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as Battery C, 17th Field Artillery

Organized 6 June 1917 at Camp Robinson, Wisconsin

(17th Field Artillery assigned 21 September 1917 to the 2d Division; relieved 18 December 1920 from assignment to the 2d Division; assigned 22 July 1929 to the 1st Division; relieved 1 January 1930 from assignment to the 1st Division and assigned to the 2d Division; relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 2d Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1944 as Battery C, 17th Field Artillery Battalion

Inactivated 16 April 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Activated 1 August 1946 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Redesignated 24 January 1948 as Battery B, 17th Field Artillery Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1958 as Headquarters and Head¬quarters Battery, 3d Howitzer Battalion, 17th Artillery (organic elements constituted 1 June 1958 and activated 25 June 1958)

Redesignated 24 March 1964 as the 3d Battalion, 17th Artillery

Redesignated 1 Septem¬ber 1971 as the 3d Battalion, 17th Field Artillery

Inactivated 31 March 1983 in Germany

Activated 16 July 1988 in Germany

Inactivated 15 May 1995 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 3d Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment

Activated 17 April 2007 at Fort Lewis, Washington and assigned to the 5th Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division

3d Battalion
17th Field Artillery Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

World War II: **Tunisia; *Sicily (with arrowhead); *Naples-Foggia; *Rome-Arno; *Southern France; *Rhineland; *Ardennes-Alsace; *Central Europe

Korean War: *UN Defensive; *UN Offensive; *CCF Intervention; *First UN Counteroffensive; *CCF Spring Offensive; *UN Summer-Fall Offensive; *Second Korean Winter; *Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; *Third Korean Winter; *Korea, Summer 1953

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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for HONGCHON

*Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ 1991

*French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I for AISNE-MARNE

*French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I for MEUSE-ARGONNE

*French Croix de Guerre, World War I, Fourragere

*French Croix de Guerre with Silver Gilt Star, World War II for ROME-ARNO

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1950-1952


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