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Lineages and Honors Information
Air Defense Artillery

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 October 2018

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery,
38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade

  • Constituted 21 June 1918 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 38th Artillery Brigade, Coast Artillery Corps
  • Organized 9 August 1918 at Camp Eustis, Virginia
  • Demobilized 28 February 1919 at Fort Monroe, Virginia
  • Reconstituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Coast Artillery Brigade
  • Activated 10 February 1941 at Camp Stewart, Georgia
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1943 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade
  • Inactivated 30 June 1946 in Germany
  • Activated 14 March 1951 at Fort Bliss, Texas
  • Inactivated 11 May 1953 at Fort Bliss, Texas
  • Redesignated 20 March 1961 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Artillery Brigade
  • Activated 25 March 1961 in Korea
  • Redesignated 15 March 1972 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
  • Inactivated 31 July 1981 in Korea
  • Activated 16 October 2018 in Japan

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Streamer with inscription
  • World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1978-1981

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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