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Lineage and Honors Information as of 3 April 2012

2d BATTALION,
30th INFANTRY REGIMENT

  • Constituted 2 February 1901 in the Regular Army as Company B, 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)
  • Inactivated 1 July 1957 at Fort Benning, Georgia, and relieved from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 3 January 1958 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battle Group, 30th Infantry (organic elements concurrently constituted)
  • Battle Group activated 22 January 1958 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1963 as the 2d Battalion, 30th Infantry, and assigned to the 3d Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 16 June 1989 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division
  • Assigned 16 January 2005 to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and activated at Fort Polk, Louisiana
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment

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
  •    Afghanistan:
  • *Consolidation II
  • *Consolidation III
  •   Iraq:
  • *Iraqi Surge
  • *Iraqi Sovereignty

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
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAGHDAD 2007-2009
  • *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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