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Divisions and Brigades

Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 August 2019

Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion
29th Infantry Division
(Blue and Gray)

  • Constituted 18 July 1917 in the National Guard as Headquarters, 29th Division (to be organized with troops from Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, and New Jersey)
  • 25 August 1917 at Camp McClellan, Alabama
  • Demobilized 30 May 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized 31 July 1923 at Washington, D.C.
  • Inducted into Federal service 3 February 1941 at Washington, D.C.
  • Reorganized and redesignated 12 March 1942 as Headquarters, 29th Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 17 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized in part 23 October 1946 at Norfolk, Virginia (location changed 22 March 1963 to Staunton Virginia), and in part 14 January 1947 at Baltimore, Maryland
  • Maryland part reorganized and redesignated 21 January 1968 as Headquarters, 3d Brigade, 28th Infantry Division, Virginia part disbanded 1 February 1968 at Staunton
  • Headquarters, 3d Brigade, 28th Infantry Division, reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1971 as Headquarters, 58th Brigade, 28th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1975 as Headquarters, 58th Infantry Brigade, and relieved from assignment to the 28th Infantry Division
  • Location changed 1 October 1981 to Pikesville, Maryland
  • Consolidated 30 September 1985 with Virginia part of Headquarters, 29th Infantry Division (concurrently reconstituted in the Virginia Army National Guard), and consolidated unit reorganized at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Infantry Division
  • Ordered into active Federal service 29 August 2001; released from active Federal service 25 April 2002 and reverted to state control
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 May 2006 as Headquarters, 29th Infantry Division
  • Ordered into active Federal service 17 July 2006; released from active Federal service 12 January 2008 and reverted to state control
  • Reorganized and redesignated 2 December 2011 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 29th Infantry Division
  • Ordered into active Federal service 28 October 2016; released from active Federal service 1 December 2017 and reverted to state control

HOME STATION: Fort Belvoir, Virginia (less detachment at Baltimore, Maryland)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Alsace 1918
  • World War II
  • Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  • Global War on Terrorism

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2016-2017
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered BEACHES OF NORMANDY

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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