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Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 January 2018

4th Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment
(AAA-O)

  • Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as Company D, 39th Infantry
  • Organized 1 June 1917 at Syracuse, New York
  • (39th Infantry assigned 19 November 1917 to the 4th Division)
  • Inactivated 21 September 1921 at Camp Lewis, Washington
  • (39th Infantry relieved 15 August 1927 from assignment to the 4th Division and assigned to the 7th Division; relieved 1 October 1933 from assignment to the 7th Division and assigned to the 4th Division; relieved 1 August 1940 from assignment to the 4th Division and assigned to the 9th Division [later redesignated as the 9th Infantry Division])
  • Activated 9 August 1940 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Inactivated 30 November 1946 in Germany
  • Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • Inactivated 1 December 1957 at Fort Carson, Colorado, and relieved from assignment to the 9th Infantry Division; concurrently redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battle Group, 39th Infantry
  • Redesignated 1 February 1966 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, assigned to the 9th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Riley, Kansas (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Inactivated 25 September 1969 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 9th Infantry Division
  • Headquarters transferred 3 April 1987 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • Inactivated 5 July 1990 at Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • Battalion redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment
  • Activated 1 October 2017 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Aisne-Marne
  • St. Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Champagne 1918
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Algeria-French Morocco
  • (with arrowhead)
  • Tunisia
  • Sicily
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • Counteroffensive, Phase III
  • Tet Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered COTENTIN PENINSULA
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered LE DESERT
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered CHERENCE LE ROUSSEL
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered SAIGON
  • French Croix de Guerre with Gilt Star, World War I, Streamer embroidered AISNE-MARNE
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered SAINT JACQUES DE NEHOU
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered CHERENCE LE ROUSSEL
  • French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
  • Belgian Fourragere 1940
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Meuse River
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at the Ardennes
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1969
  • Company B additionally entitled to:
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered LONG BINH-BIEN HOA

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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