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77th Army Band

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 November 2009

77th Army Band Lineage

Constituted 1 March 1907 in the Regular Army as the 13th Band, Coast Artillery and activated at Fort Du Pont, Delaware

Reorganized and redesignated 30 June 1924 as the Band Section, Headquarters Battery, 16th Coast Artillery

Band element withdrawn 15 July 1927 from Headquarters Battery and redesignated as the Band, 16th Coast Artillery

Reorganized and redesignated 23 May 1944 as the 77th Army Ground Forces Band

Inactivated 29 November 1946 on Saipan

Redesignated 15 April 1947 as the 77th Army Band

Activated 1 May 1947 in the Philippines as the 77th Army Band (Philippine Scouts)

Inactivated 1 June 1949 in the Philippines

Activated 1 November 1951 at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, as the 77th Army Band

Inactivated 8 May 1953 at Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Activated 24 February 1955 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

77th Army Band Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Central Pacific; Western Pacific



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