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Regiments

Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 August 2018

317th Regiment

  • Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 317th Infantry and assigned to the 80th Division
  • Organized 23-27 August 1917 at Camp Lee, Virginia
  • Demobilized 13-14 June at Camp Lee, Virginia
  • Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 317th Infantry and assigned to the 80th Division (later redesignated as the 80th Infantry Division)
  • Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Ordered into active military service 15 July 1942 and reorganized at Camp Forrest, Tennessee
  • Inactivated 10 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey
  • Redesignated 15 July 1946 as the 317th Parachute Infantry, an element of the 80th Airborne Division
  • Redesignated 23 September 1946 as the 317th Glider Infantry
  • Activated 14 November 1946 in the Organized Reserves with Headquarters at Washington, D.C.
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 5 October 1950 as the 317th Airborne Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 10 May 1952 as the 317th Infantry, an element of the 80th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized and redesignated 6 March 1959 as the 317th Regiment, an element of the 80th Division (Training), with Headquarters at Washington, D.C.
  • (Location of Headquarters changed 1 December 1960 to Riverdale, Maryland)
  • Reorganized 31 January 1968 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Training)
  • Reorganized 1 October 1994 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Institutional Training)
  • Reorganized 15 October 2006 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Institutional Training)
  • Regiment reorganized 1 October 2007 as a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System; concurrently 1st and 2d Battalions relieved from assignment to the 80th Division (Institutional Training)
  • Reorganized 15 October 2016 to consist of the 2d Battalion

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Somme Offensive
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Picardy 1918
  • World War II
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

None

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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