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98th Army Band

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 October 2006

98th Army Band Lineage

Constituted 19 March 1942 in the Army of the United States as the Band, 40th Engineer Regiment

Activated 20 August 1942 at Camp Crowder, Missouri

Reorganized and redesignated 10 June 1944 as the 98th Army Ground Forces Band

Inactivated 15 January 1947 in Germany

Allotted 1 May 1947 to the Regular Army and activated in Italy

Redesignated 17 June 1947 as the 98th Army Band

98th Army Band Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Sicily (with arrowhead); Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Southern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe



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