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History

Constituted 21 June 1918 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 38th Artillery Brigade, Coast Artillery Corps

Organized 9 August 1918 at Camp Eustis, Virginia

Demobilized 28 February 1919 at Fort Monroe, Virginia

Reconstituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Coast Artillery Brigade

Activated 10 February 1941 at Camp Stewart, Georgia

Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1943 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade

Inactivated 30 June 1946 in Germany

Activated 14 March 1951 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Inactivated 11 May 1953 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Redesignated 20 March 1961 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Artillery Brigade

Activated 25 March 1961 in Korea

Redesignated 15 March 1972 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade

Inactivated 31 July 1981 in Korea

Activated 16 October 2018 at Sagami General Depot, Japan

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I

  • Streamer without inscription

World War II

  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1978-1981