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338th Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 5 March 2002

338th Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 338th Infantry and assigned to the 85th Division

Organized 30 August 1917 at Camp Custer, Michigan

Demobilized 14 April 1919 at Camp Custer, Michigan

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 338th Infantry and assigned to the 85th Division (later redesignated as the 85th Infantry Division)

Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Lansing, Michigan

Ordered into active military service 15 May 1942 and reorganized at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Disbanded 25 August 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Reconstituted 6 November 1946 in the Organized Reserves as the 338th Infantry and assigned to the 85th Infantry Division

Activated 31 January 1947 with Headquarters at Peoria, Illinois

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

(Location of Headquarters changed 1 April 1952 to Danville, Illinois)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1959 as the 338th Regiment, an element of the 85th Division (Training), with Headquarters at Chicago, Illinois

Reorganized 31 January 1968 to consist of the 1st, 2d and 3d Battalions, elements of the 85th Division (Training)

Reorganized 1 October 1993 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 85th Division (Exercise)

Reorganized 16 April 1995 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 85th Division (Exercise)

Reorganized 17 October 1999 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 85th Division (Training Support)

338th Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Streamer without inscription

World War II: Rome-Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for MOUNT ALTUZZO


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