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409th Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 5 March 2002

409th Regiment Lineage

Constituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 409th Infantry and assigned to the 103d Division (later redesignated as the 103d Infantry Division)

Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Tucson, Arizona

Ordered into active military service 15 November 1942 and reorganized at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 19 September 1945 at Camp Shanks, New York

Activated 31 October 1946 in the Organized Reserves with Headquarters at St. Paul, Minnesota

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

(Location of Headquarters changed 5 November 1951 to Fort Snelling, Minnesota)

Reorganized 18 May 1959 as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System to consist of the 1st Battle Group, an element of the 103d Infantry Division

Reorganized 15 February - 15 March 1963 to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 205th Infantry Brigade

1st Battalion inactivated 15 August 1994 and relieved from assignment to the 205th Infantry Brigade

409th Infantry withdrawn 17 October 1999 from the Combat Arms Regimental System, redesignated as the 409th Regiment, and reorganized to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 85th Division (Training Support); 1st and 2d Battalions concurrently allotted to the Regular Army

409th Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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



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