Division Lineage and Honors

Lineage and Honors of the 1st Cavalry Division

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 May 2011

Bosnia

Headquarters And Headquarters Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division
(The First Team)

Lineage

– Constituted 20 August 1921 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division
– Activated 13 September 1921 at Fort Bliss, Texas
– Reorganized and redesignated 4 December 1943 as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division, Special
– Reorganized and redesignated 25 March 1949 as Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division (Infantry)
– Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1960 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Cavalry Division
– Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2005 as Headquarters and Tactical Command Posts, 1st Cavalry Division
– Reorganized and redesignated 16 April 2010 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II
New Guinea
Bismarck Archipelago
Leyte (with arrowhead)
Luzon

Korean War
UN Defensive
UN Offensive
CCF Intervention
First UN Counteroffensive
CCF Spring Offensive
UN Summer-Fall Offensive
Second Korean Winter

Vietnam War
Defense
Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase II
Counteroffensive, Phase III
Tet Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase IV
Counteroffensive, Phase V
Counteroffensive, Phase VI
Tet 69/Counteroffensive
Summer-Fall 1969
Winter-Spring 1970
Sanctuary Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase VII

Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

War on Terrorism
Iraq:
Transition of Iraq
Iraqi Governance
Afghanistan

Decorations

– Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE
– Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered FISH HOOK
– Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
– Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009-2010
– Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
– Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered WAEGWAN-TEAGU
– Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece), Streamer embroidered KOREA
– Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1969
– Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970
– Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971
– Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970

Highlights - CTA

Special Annoucements