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Regiments

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 May 2017

306th Regiment

  • Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 306th Infantry and assigned to the 77th Division
  • Organized 26 August 1917 at Camp Upton, New York
  • Demobilized 9 May 1919 at Camp Upton, New York
  • Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 306th Infantry and assigned to the 77th Division (later redesignated as the 77th Infantry Division)
  • Organized in August 1921 with Headquarters at New York, New York
  • Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Fort Jackson, South Carolina
  • Inactivated 15 March 1946 in Japan
  • Activated 17 December 1946 in the Organized Reserves with Headquarters at New York, New York
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Reorganized 1 May 1959 as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System to consist of the 1st Battle Group, an element of the 77th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized 26 March 1963 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 77th Infantry Division
  • 1st and 2d Battalions inactivated 30 December 1965 and relieved from assignment to the 77th Infantry Division
  • 306th Infantry withdrawn 17 October 1999 from the Combat Arms Regimental System, redesignated as the 306th Regiment, and reorganized to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 87th Division (Training Support); 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions concurrently allotted to the Regular Army
  • Regiment reorganized 15 December 2007 as a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System; concurrently 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions relieved from assignment to the 87th Division [Training Support]
  • Reorganized 1 October 2012 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions
  • Reorganized 1 October 2016 to consist of the 1st, 2d, 4th and 5th Battalions

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Oise-Aisne
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Champagne 1918
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Western Pacific
  • Leyte (with arrowhead)
  • Ryukyus (with arrowhead)

Decorations

  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • 1st Battalion additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IE SHIMA
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011
  • 2d Battalion additionally entitled to:
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2011
  • 3d Battalion additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered OKINAWA

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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