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Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 March 2013

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment

  • Constituted 2 February 1901 in the Regular Army as Company A, 30th Infantry
  • Organized 16 March 1901 at the Presidio of San Francisco, California
  • (30th Infantry assigned 21 November 1917 to the 3d Division; relieved 12 January 1940 from assignment to the 3d Division; assigned 15 May 1940 to the 3d Division [later redesignated as the 3d Infantry Division]; relieved 6 April 1951 from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division; assigned 2 December 1954 to the 3d Infantry Division)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 30th Infantry, and remained assigned to the 3d Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 10 July 1963 as the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry
  • Inactivated 16 June 1989 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division
  • Assigned 16 August 1992 to the 3d Infantry Division and activated in Germany
  • Inactivated 15 January 1994 in Germany
  • Activated 16 February 1996 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Relieved 16 March 2004 from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division and assigned to the 3d Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment
  • Relieved 16 July 2006 from assignment to the 3d Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division, and assigned to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • Philippine Insurrection
  • Mindoro 1901
  • World War I
  • *Aisne
  • *Champagne-Marne
  • *Aisne-Marne
  • *St. Mihiel
  • *Meuse-Argonne
  • *Champagne 1918
  • World War II
  • *Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead)
  • *Tunisia
  • *Sicily (with arrowhead)
  • *Naples-Foggia
  • *Anzio (with arrowhead)
  • *Rome-Arno
  • *Southern France (with arrowhead)
  • *Rhineland
  • *Ardennes-Alsace
  • *Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  •   Iraq:
  • *Iraqi Surge
  • *Iraqi Sovereignty
  • *New Dawn

DECORATIONS

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SICILY
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered MOUNT ROTUNDO
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BESANCON, FRANCE
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered COLMAR
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAGHDAD 2007
  • *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009-2010
  • *Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1996
  • *French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I, Streamer embroidered CHAMPAGNE-MARNE
  • *French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COLMAR
  • *French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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