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Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 August 2010

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346th REGIMENT

 

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 346th Infantry and assigned to the 87th Division

Organized 4 September 1917 at Camp Pike, Arkansas

Demobilized 6-8 April 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey; Camp Upton, New York; and Camp Devens, Massachusetts

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 346th Infantry and assigned to the 87th Division (later redesignated as the 87th Infantry Division)

Organized in December 1921 with Headquarters at Selma, Alabama

Ordered into active military service 15 December 1942 and reorganized at Camp McCain, Mississippi

Inactivated 21 September 1945 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Activated 1 January 1947 in the Organized Reserves with Headquarters at Vicksburg, Mississippi

(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 1948 to Jackson, Mississippi)

Inactivated 31 March 1955 at Jackson, Mississippi, and relieved from assignment to the 87th Infantry Division

Redesignated 1 October 1993 as the 346th Regiment and reorganized to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 87th Division (Exercise)

Reorganized 13 January 1995 to consist of the 2d and 3d Battalions, elements of the 87th Division (Exercise)

Reorganized 17 October 1999 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 87th Division (Training Support); 1st Battalion concurrently allotted to the Regular Army

Elements ordered into active military service in support of the War on Terrorism

(1st Battalion relieved 1 December 2006 from assignment to the 87th Division [Training Support])

(2d and 3d Battalions relieved 1 April 2007 from assignment to the 87th Division [Training Support])

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                       World War I
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                                                       World War II
                                                       Rhineland                                                                                                              Ardennes-Alsace
                                                       Central Europe

 

DECORATIONS

None

 

             

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

                                                                   JEFFREY J. CLARKE
                                                                   Chief of Military History

 

       

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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