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11th Infantry Bde
11th Infantry Brigade
The 11th Infantry Unit History
LINEAGE
Constituted 16 November 1917 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, 11th Infantry Brigade, an element of the 6th Division. Organized 4 December 1917 at Camp Forrest, Georgia. Reorganized and redesignated 6 May 1921 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company 11th Infantry Brigade. Inactivated 7 September 1921 at Camp Grant, Illinois. Redesignated 23 March 1925 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Brigade. Relieved 1 August 1927 from assignment to the 6th Division and assigned to the 9th Division. Relieved 1 October 1939 from assignment to the 9th Division and assigned to the 6th Division. Redesignated 24 August 1936 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Infantry Brigade. Relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 6th Division. Disbanded 1 July 1940. Reconstituted 15 April 1966 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Infantry Brigade. Activated 1 July 1966 in Hawaii. Inactivated 30 November 1971 at Fort Lewis, Washington.
CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT
World War 1 Vietnam
Meuse-Argonne Counteroffensive, Phase III
Alsace 1918 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
Consolidation
DECORATIONS
Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969 (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Infantry Brigade, cited; DA GO 2, 1971)
Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969, 1970 (11th Infantry Brigade cited; DA GO 42, 1972) Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971 (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Infantry Brigade, cited; DA GO 6, 1974)
Reference for this info is from the Army Lineage Series published by the U.S. Army Center of Military History, Washington, D.C. Remember, there is no relationship between the 11th Inf Regiment and the 11th Infantry Brigade. Two different units, two different histories.
MSG John W. Anderson
Co D, 4th Bn, 21st
Inf
11th Lt Inf Bde
1970-1971
MSG Joseph H. Born
Operations NCOIC
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