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Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 8 July 2019

289th Regiment

  • Constituted 24 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 289th Infantry and assigned to the 75th Infantry Division
  • Activated 15 April 1943 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • Inactivated 23 November 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia
  • Allotted 21 February 1952 to the Organized Reserve Corps
  • Activated 1 March 1952 with Headquarters at Beaumont, Texas
  • (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • (Location of Headquarters changed 25 May 1954 to College Station, Texas)
  • Inactivated 31 January 1955 at College Station, Texas, and relieved from assignment to the 75th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 1 October 1993 as the 289th Regiment and reorganized to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 75th Division (Exercise)
  • Reorganized 17 October 1999 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 75th Division (Training Support); 2d Battalion concurrently allotted to the Regular Army
  • Regiment reorganized 1 May 2007 as a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System; 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions concurrently relieved from assignment to the 75th Division (Training Support)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

  • 1st Battalion entitled to:
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011
  • 2d Battalion entitled to:
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2001-2004
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011
  • 3d Battalion entitled to:
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2003
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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