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Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 December 2010

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2d BATTALION, 325th INFANTRY REGIMENT

 

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Company B, 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 B, 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 B, 325th Glider Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 15 December 1947 as Company B, 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Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army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 B, 325th Airborne Infantry

Inactivated 1 September 1957 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and relieved from assignment to the 82d Airborne Division; concurrently redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Airborne Battle Group, 325th Infantry

Redesignated 6 March 1964 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 325th Infantry, and assigned to the 82d Airborne Division (organic elements concurrently constituted)

Battalion activated 25 May 1964 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d 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 NINEVEH PROVINCE JAN-FEB 2005

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered NINEVEH PROVINCE MAY-SEP 2005

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAGHDAD 2007-2008

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

*Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1987-1988

*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:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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