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Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 July 2012

1st BATTALION,
325th INFANTRY REGIMENT

  • Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Company A, 325th Infantry, an element of the 82d Division
  • Organized 1 September 1917 at Camp Gordon, Georgia
  • Demobilized 18 May 1919 at Camp Upton, New York
  • Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Company A, 325th Infantry, an element of the 82d Division (later redesignated as the 82d Airborne Division)
  • Organized in January 1922 at Columbus, Georgia
  • Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1942 as Company A, 325th Glider Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 December 1947 as Company A, 325th Infantry
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)
  • Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 December 1948 as Company A, 325th Airborne Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Airborne Battle Group, 325th Infantry, and remained assigned to the 82d Airborne Division (organic elements constituted and activated)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 25 May 1964 as the 1st Battalion, 325th Infantry
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment
  • Relieved 16 June 2006 from assignment to the 82d Airborne Division and assigned to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • *St. Mihiel
  • *Meuse-Argonne
  • *Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • *Sicily
  • *Naples-Foggia
  • *Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • *Rhineland (with arrowhead)
  • *Ardennes-Alsace
  • *Central Europe
  • Armed Forces Expeditions
  • *Dominican Republic
  • *Grenada
  • Southwest Asia
  • *Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • *Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SALERNO
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE
  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAGHDAD 2003-2004
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered YUSIFIYAH, IRAQ 2006
  • *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
  • *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2011
  • *Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2010
  • *French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE
  • *French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COTENTIN
  • *French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
  • *Military Order of William (Degree of the Knight of the Fourth Class), Streamer embroidered NIJMEGEN 1944
  • *Netherlands Orange Lanyard
  • *Belgian Fourragere 1940
  • *Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes
  • *Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in Belgium and Germany

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Robert J. Dalessandro
Director, Center of Military History


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