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1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 20 March 2009

1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment Lineage

Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as Company A, 36th Infantry

Organized 27 July 1916 at Brownsville, Texas

(36th Infantry assigned 5 July 1918 to the 12th Division; relieved 31 January 1919 from assignment to the 12th Division)

Inactivated 13 October 1921 at Fort Jay, New York

(36th Infantry assigned 24 March 1923 to the 9th Division; relieved 1 August 1940 from assignment to the 9th Division)

Activated 15 April 1941 at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana, as Company A, 36th Infantry (Armored), an element of the 3d Armored Division

Redesignated 1 January 1942 as Company A, 36th Armored Infantry

Inactivated 10 November 1945 in Germany

Redesignated 7 July 1947 as Company A, 36th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 3d Armored Division

Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Reorganized and redesignated 15 February 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Armored Rifle Battalion, 36th Infantry, relieved from assignment to the 3d Armored Division, and assigned to the 1st Armored Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Battalion inactivated 23 December 1957 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

Activated 3 February 1962 in Germany; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 1st Armored Division and assigned to the 3d Armored Division

Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1963 as the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry

Inactivated 16 June 1989 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 3d Armored Division

Assigned 16 February 1997 to the 1st Armored Division and activated in Germany

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment

Relieved 16 September 2008 from assignment to the 1st Armored Division and assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division

1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: * Normandy; * Northern France; * Rhineland; * Ardennes-Alsace; * Central Europe

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

* Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for SIEGFRIED LINE

* Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for ECHTZ

* Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004

* Belgian Fourragere 1940

    * Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in BELGIUM

    * Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES


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