Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 May 2011

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


HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS BATTALION, 1st CAVALRY DIVISION
(THE FIRST TEAM)

Lineage and Honors of the 1st Cavalry Division