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Lineages and Honors Information
Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 Oct 2020

Military Intelligence Battalion
75st Ranger Regiment

  • Organized 3 October 1943 in the Army of the United States in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations as an element of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional)
  • Consolidated 10 August 1944 with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 475th Infantry (constituted 25 May 1944 in the Army of the United States), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 475th Infantry
  • Inactivated 1 July 1945 in China
  • Redesignated 21 June 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 75th Infantry
  • Allotted 26 October 1954 to the Regular Army
  • Activated 20 November 1954 on Okinawa
  • Inactivated 21 March 1956 on Okinawa
  • Redesignated 1 January 1969 as Company P, 75th Infantry
  • Activated 1 February 1969 in Vietnam
  • Inactivated 31 August 1971 in Vietnam
  • Consolidated 3 February 1986 with former Company B, 2d Infantry Battalion (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Company P, 75th Ranger Regiment
  • Redesignated 11 June 2018 as the Military Intelligence Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
  • Activated 16 June 2020 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • ANNEX
  • Constituted 11 March 1943 in the Army of the United States as Company B, 2d Ranger Battalion
  • Activated 1 April 1943 at Camp Forrest, Tennessee
  • Redesignated 1 August 1943 as Company B, 2d Ranger Infantry Battalion
  • Inactivated 23 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia
  • Redesignated 29 July 1949 as Company B, 2d Infantry Battalion
  • Activated 15 September 1949 in the Panama Canal Zone
  • Inactivated 4 January 1950 in the Panama Canal Zone
  • Redesignated 2 November 1950 as the 6th Ranger Infantry Company and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 20 November 1950 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Inactivated 1 December 1951 in Germany
  • Redesignated 24 November 1952 as Company B, 2d Ranger Infantry Battalion
  • Redesignated 14 June 1955 as Company B, 2d Infantry Battalion
  • Activated 1 July 1955 in Iceland
  • Inactivated 11 March 1960 at Fort Hamilton, New York
  • Consolidated 15 April 1960 with the 5th Company, 2d Battalion, 1st Regiment, 1st Special Service Force (activated 9 July 1942), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces
  • Withdrawn 14 December 1960 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve (organic elements concurrently constituted)
  • Group activated 1 March 1961 with Headquarters at Boston, Massachusetts
  • (Location of Headquarters changed 22 March 1963 to Staten Island, New York; on 1 August 1970 to Tappan, New York; on 31 March 1973 to Fort George G. Meade, Maryland)
  • Former Company B, 2d Infantry Battalion, withdrawn 3 February 1986, concurrently reallotted to the Regular Army, consolidated with Company P, 75th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Company P, 75th Ranger Regiment (remainder of 11th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces--hereafter separate lineage)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • New Guinea
  • Leyte (with arrowhead)
  • Luzon
  • India-Burma
  • Central Burma
  • Algeria-French Morocco
  • (with arrowhead)
  • Tunisia
  • Sicily (with arrowhead)
  • Naples-Foggia (with arrowhead)
  • Anzio (with arrowhead)
  • Rome-Arno
  • Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969
  • Winter-Spring 1970
  • Sanctuary Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VII
  • Consolidation I

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered EL GUETTAR
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SALERNO
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered POINTE DU HOE
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY BEACHHEAD
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SAAR RIVER AREA
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered MYITKYINA
  • French Croix de Guerre with Silver-Gilt Star, World War II, Streamer embroidered POINTE DU HOE
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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