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Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 March 2019

2d Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment
(The Pioneers)

  • Constituted 2 February 1901 in the Regular Army as Company B, 29th Infantry
  • Organized 5 March 1901 at Fort Sheridan, Illinois
  • (29th Infantry assigned 29 July 1918 to the 17th Division; relieved 10 February 1919 from assignment to the 17th Division; assigned 1 October 1933 to the 4th Division; relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 4th Division; assigned 1 June 1940 to the 4th Division; relieved 10 October 1941 from assignment to the 4th Division)
  • Inactivated 31 October 1946 in Germany
  • Activated 1 May 1949 on Okinawa
  • (29th Infantry assigned 2 December 1954 to the 23d Infantry Division; relieved 1 March 1956 from assignment to the 23d Infantry Division)
  • Inactivated 25 May 1957 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Redesignated 1 July 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battle Group, 29th Infantry, assigned to the 10th Infantry Division, and activated in Germany (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Inactivated 14 June 1958 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 10th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 4 January 1963 as the 2d Battalion, 29th Infantry, and assigned to the 197th Infantry Brigade
  • Activated 1 February 1963 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Inactivated 14 November 1965 at Fort Benning, Georgia, and relieved from assignment to the 197th Infantry Brigade
  • Headquarters transferred 11 September 1987 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Battalion redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment
  • Inactivated 30 September 2014 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Activated 1 February 2019 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Campaign Participation Credit

  • Philippine Insurrection
  • Streamer without inscription
  • World War II
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Korean War
  • UN Defensive

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NAM RIVER

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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