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Lineages and Honors Information
Air Defense Artillery

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 February 2019

188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

  • Constituted 1 October 1988 in the North Dakota Army National Guard as the 188th Air Defense Artillery, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System, and organized to consist of the 1st Battalion
  • Reorganized 1 September 2001 to consist of the 1st Battalion and Battery E; on 1 September 2002 to consist of the 1st Battalion and Batteries E and F
  • (Battery F ordered into active Federal service 28 June 2004 at Grand Forks; released from active Federal service 24 December 2005 and reverted to state control)
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment
  • (1st Battalion ordered into active Federal service 29 January 2009 at home stations; released from active Federal service 4 March 2010 and reverted to state control)
  • (1st Battalion ordered into active Federal service 3 May 2013 at home stations; released from active Federal service 6 June 2014 and reverted to state control)
  • (1st Battalion ordered into active Federal service 27 March 2017 at home stations)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Governance
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Headquarters Battery (Grand Forks), 1st Battalion, entitled to:

  • World War II
  • Guadalcanal
  • Northern Solomons
  • Leyte
  • Southern Philippines
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2009 – 2010
  • Headquarters Battery (Grand Forks), additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered SOLOMONS
  • French Croix de Guerre with Silver Star, World War II, Streamer embroidered BELGIUM
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • Company A (Grand Forks), 1st Battalion, additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN MAR-DEC 2006

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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