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Armies and Corps

Lineage and Honors Information as of 22 April 2019

Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion
III Corps

  • Organized 16 May 1918 in the Regular Army in France as Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, III Army Corps
  • Demobilized 9 August 1919 at Camp Sherman, Ohio
  • Reconstituted 27 June 1944 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Corps; concurrently consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Corps (active) (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Corps
  • Inactivated 10 October 1946 at Camp Polk, Louisiana
  • Activated 15 March 1951 at Camp Roberts, California
  • Inactivated 5 May 1959 at Fort Hood, Texas
  • Activated 1 September 1961 at Fort Hood, Texas
  • Reorganized and redesignated 24 September 1965 as Headquarters, III Corps; Headquarters Company, III Corps, concurrently constituted and activated at Fort Hood, Texas
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Corps reorganized and redesignated 16 February 2009 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, III Corps (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • ANNEX
  • Constituted 15 August 1927 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, XXII Corps
  • Redesignated 13 October 1927 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Corps
  • Activated 18 December 1940 at the Presidio of Monterey, California
  • Redesignated 1 January 1941 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Army Corps
  • Redesignated 19 August 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Corps

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Aisne-Marne
  • Oise-Aisne
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Champagne 1918
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Transition of Iraq
  • Iraqi Governance
  • National Resolution
  • Iraqi Surge
  • Iraqi Sovereignty
  • New Dawn

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2010-2011

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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