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2d BATTALION, 35th INFANTRY REGIMENT
(THE CACTI)

 

Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as Company B, 35th Infantry

Organized 13 July 1916 at Douglas, Arizona

(35th Infantry assigned 7 August 1918 to the 18th Division; relieved 14 February 1919 from assistance to the 18th Division; assigned 17 October 1922 to the Hawaiian Division; relieved 1 October 1941 from assignment to the Hawaiian Division and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division)

Inactivated 1 February 1957 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division; concurrently redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battle Group, 35th Infantry

Assigned 19 February 1962 to the 25th Infantry Division and activated at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Reorganized and redesignated 12 August 1963 as the 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry

Relieved 1 August 1967 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division

Relieved 15 December 1970 from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division

Inactivated 5 June 1972 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

Assigned 16 August 1995 to the 25th Infantry Division and activated at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment

Relieved 16 November 2005 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division and assigned to the 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


  World War II
*Central Pacific
*Guadalcanal
*Northern Solomons (with arrowhead)
*Luzon

  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


  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

  War on Terrorism
  Campaigns to be determined


 

DECORATIONS

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered GUADALCANAL

*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NAM RIVER

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered QUANG NGAI PROVINCE

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2006-2007

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009

*Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO
4 JULY 1945

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MASAN-CHINJU

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MUNSAN-NI

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1969

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970

*Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1969

Company A additionally entitled to:

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE

Company B additionally entitled to:

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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