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187th Infantry Brigade

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 April 2007

Headquarters, 187th Infantry Brigade Lineage

Constituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 187th Infantry Brigade, and assigned to the 94th Division

Organized in November 1921 at Boston, Massachusetts

Redesignated 23 March 1925 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 187th Brigade

Redesignated 24 August 1936 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 187th Infantry Brigade

Converted and redesignated 12 February 1942 as the 94th Reconnaissance Troop (less 3d Platoon), 94th Division (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 188th Infantry Brigade, concurrently converted and redesignated as the 3d Platoon, 94th Reconnaissance Troop, 94th Division)

Troop ordered into active military service 15 September 1942 and reorganized at Camp Custer, Michigan, as the 94th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, an element of the 94th Infantry Division

Reorganized and redesignated 14 August 1943 as the 94th Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized

Inactivated 7 February 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 6 February 1947 as the 94th Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop

Activated 13 February 1947 at Boston, Massachusetts

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 21 February 1949 as the 94th Reconnaissance Company

Location changed 20 March 1953 to Cohasset, Massachusetts

Inactivated 1 May 1959 at Cohasset, Massachusetts, and relieved from assignment to the 94th Infantry Division

Converted and redesignated (less 3d Platoon) 5 November 1962 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 187th Infantry Brigade (3d Platoon, 94th Reconnaissance Company concurrently reconstituted in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 188th Infantry Brigade -- hereafter separate lineage)

Activated 7 January 1963 at Boston, Massachusetts

Location changed 25 October 1971 to Wollaston, Massachusetts; on 13 July 1976 to Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Inactivated 14 April 1994 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Headquarters activated 23 January 2007 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Headquarters, 187th Infantry Brigade Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe



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