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1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group[edit]

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery[edit]

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Harbor Defenses of Cristobal Redesignated 21 June 1950 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group.
  • Consolidated 18 November 1952 with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group (see BELOW), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group
  • Activated 15 April 1953 in Germany
  • Inactivated 26 December 1957 in Germany

1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group (AW)[edit]

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery[edit]

  • Constituted 5 August 1942 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Group
  • Activated 17 August 1942 at Fort Bliss, Texas
  • Redesignated 31 December 1943 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group
  • Disbanded 13 February 1945 in France
  • Reconstituted 18 February 1952 in the Regular Army and Consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group (see ABOVE), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Group

Honors[edit]

Campaign Participation Credit[edit]

  • War of 1812: Canada
  • Indian Wars: Seminoles; Texas 1859
  • Mexican War: Palo Alto; Resaca de la Palma; Monterey; Vera Cruz; Cerro Gordo; Contreras; Churubusco; Chapultepec; Tamaulipas 1846; Vera Cruz 1847; Mexico 1847
  • Civil War: Sumter; Bull Run; Mississippi River; Peninsula; Manassas; Antietam; Fredericksburg; Chancellorsville; Gettysburg; Wilderness; Spotsylvania; Cold Harbor; Petersburg; Shenandoah; Appomattox; Florida 1861; Florida 1862; Florida 1864; South Carolina 1862; South Carolina 1863; Virginia 1863; Virginia 1864; West Virginia 1863; Louisiana 1864
  • World War II: American Theater, Streamer without inscription; Tunisia; Sicily; Rome-Arno; Rhineland

&Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire

Decorations[edit]

  • Valorous Unit Award for SAUDI ARABIA AND BAHRAIN
  • Army Superior Unit Award for 1984-1985