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311th Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 January 2002

311th Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 311th Infantry and assigned to the 78th Division

Organized 15 September 1917 at Camp Dix, New Jersey

Demobilized 30 May - 5 June 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 311th Infantry and assigned to the 78th Division (later redesignated as the 78th Infantry Division)

Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Trenton, New Jersey

Ordered into active military service 15 August 1942 and reorganized at Camp Butner, North Carolina

Inactivated 22 May 1946 in Germany

Activated 17 December 1946 in the Organized Reserves with Headquarters at Newark, New Jersey

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

(Location of Headquarters changed 9 November 1955 to Kearny, New Jersey; changed 16 April 1956 to Montclair, New Jersey)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1959 as the 311th Regiment, an element of the 78th Division (Training), with Headquarters at Montclair, New Jersey

(Location of Headquarters changed 1 July 1961 to Morris Township, New Jersey

Reorganized 31 January 1968 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 78th Division (Training)

Reorganized 1 October 1993 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 78th Division (Exercise)

Reorganized 17 October 1999 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 78th Division (Training Support)

311th Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Lorraine 1918

World War II: Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Decorations

2d Battalion entitled to:

    Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for SIEGFRIED LINE


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