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Divisions and Brigades

Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 December 2017

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade

  • Constituted 1 January 1918 in the National Army as Headquarters, 31st Heavy Artillery Brigade, Coast Artillery Corps, and organized at Key West, Florida
  • Demobilized 30 June 1921 at Camp Lewis, Washington
  • Reconstituted 14 October 1936 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 31st Coast Artillery Brigade; concurrently consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 31st Coast Artillery Brigade (constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 31st Coast Artillery Brigade
  • Activated 20 November 1942 at Camp Haan, California
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 January 1944 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 31st Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade
  • Inactivated 30 June 1946 in Germany
  • Activated 30 November 1948 at Fort Bliss, Texas
  • Reorganized and redesignated 20 March 1958 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 31st Artillery Brigade
  • Inactivated 26 July 1960 at McChord Air Force Base, Washington
  • Activated 15 December 1961 at Lockport Air Force Station, New York
  • Redesignated 15 March 1972 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade
  • Inactivated 30 September 1979 at Homestead Air Force Base, Florida
  • Activated 1 April 1988 at Fort Hood, Texas

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Aisne-Marne
  • Oise-Aisne
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Champagne 1918
  • World War II
  • Rome-Arno
  • Southern France
  • Rhineland

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2013-2014
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2015-2016

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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