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313th Infantry Regiment

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Date: 5 Aug 1917 [unknown]
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"Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 313th Infantry and assigned to the 79th Division

Organized in August 1917 at Camp Meade, Maryland

Demobilized in June 1919 at Camp Meade, Maryland

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 313th Infantry and assigned to the 79th Division (later redesignated as the 79th Infantry Division)

Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Ordered into active military service 15 June 1942 and reorganized at Camp Pickett, Virginia

Inactivated 9 December 1945 at Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts

Relieved 16 August 1946 from assignment to the 79th Infantry Division

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Assigned 16 March 1950 to the 79th Infantry Division and activated in the Organized Reserve Corps with Headquarters at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Reorganized 6 April 1959 as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System to consist of the 1st Battle Group, an element of the 79th Infantry Division

Reorganized 7 January 1963 to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 157th Infantry Brigade

1st Battalion inactivated 1 February 1975 and relieved from assignment to the 157th Infantry Brigade

313th Infantry withdrawn 17 October 1999 from the Combat Arms Regimental System, redesignated as the 313th Regiment, and reorganized to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 78th Division (Training Support)

Elements ordered into active military service in support of the War on Terrorism

(1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions relieved 1 April 2007 from assignment to the 78th Division [Training Support])


World War I Meuse-Argonne Lorraine 1918

World War II Normandy Northern France Rhineland Ardennes-Alsace Central Europe


French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered NORMANDY TO PARIS

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered PARROY FOREST

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Fourragere

3d Battalion additionally entitled to:

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered ALSACE


ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO Director, Center of Military History"[1]


  1. [1] U.S. Army Center of Military History

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