70th Today - Unit Histories

The following are short histories of units that have served under the post WW2 70th:

330th Regiment

Constituted on August 5, 1917, in the National Army as the 330th Infantry assigned to the 83rd Division. Organized August 30, 1917, at Camp Sherman, Ohio. Demobilized February 13-April 10, 1919 at Camp Sherman. Reconstituted June 24, 1921, in the Organized Reserves and assigned to the .83rd Division. Organized during November, 1921, with Headquarters at Alliance, Ohio. Ordered into active military service, less personnel, and organized August 15, 1942, at Camp Atterbury.  Inactivated March 27, 1946, at Camp Kilmer, NJ, Activated October 1-16 December, 1946 with, Headquarters at Fort Wayne, Indiana, (Organized Reserve Corps, March 25, 1948). Withdrawn from the 83rd Division and assigned to the 70th Infantry Division on March 1, 1952. (Organized, Reserve Corps and designated Army Reserve on July 9, 1952). Relieved from the 70th Infantry Division, reorganized and re-designated as the 330th Regiment (Basic Combat Training), 70th Division (Training) on May 1, 1959. Re-designated as 330th Regiment (Infantry One Station Unit Training), 70th Division (Training) in 1979.

CAMPAIGN STREAMERS
World War I
Streamer without inscription
World War II
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes Alsace
Central Europe

DECORATIONS
Presidential Unit Citation, (Army) Streamer embroidered BIHAN (1st Battalion, 330th Infantry cited. WD GO 11, 1946)
Presidential Unit Citation, (Army) Streamer embroidered ST JOSEPH (2d Battalion, 330th Infantry cited. WD GO 11, 1946)
Presidential Unit Citation, (Army) Streamer embroidered STRASS (3d Battalion, 330th Infantry cited. WD GO 18,1947)

329th Regiment


Constituted on August 5, 1917, in the National Army as the 329th Infantry and assigned to the 83rd Division. Organized August 30, 1917, at Camp Sherman, Ohio. Demobilized February 15, 1919, at Camp Sherman. Reconstituted June 24, 1921, in the Organized Reserves and assigned to the 83rd Division. Organized during December, 1921, with Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio. Ordered into active military service, less personnel, and organized August 15, 1942, at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. Inactivated April 6, 1946, at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Activated October 13, 1946, with Headquarters at Indianapolis, Indiana. (Organized Reserve Corps, March 25, 1948). Withdrawn from the 83rd Division and assigned to the 70th Infantry Division on March 1, 1952. (Organized Reserve Corps and re-designated Army Reserve on July 9, 1952). Relieved from the 70th Infantry Division, reorganized and re-designated as the 329th Regiment (Basic Combat Training), 70th Division (Training) on May 1, 1959. Re-designated 329th Regiment (Infantry One Station Unit Training), 70th Division (Training) in 1979.

CAMPAIGN STREAMERS
World War I
Streamer without inscription
World War II
 Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

DECORATIONS
Presidential Unit Citation, (Army) Streamer embroidered GURZENICH (2d Battalion, 329th Infantry cited. WD GO 90, 1945)

333rd Regiment


Constituted on August 5, 1917, in the National Army as the 333rd Infantry and assigned to the 84th Division. Organized August 25, 1917, at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky. Demobilized January 24-31, 1919, at Camp Zachary Taylor. Reconstituted June 24, 1921, in the Organized Reserves and assigned to the 84th Division. Organized during November, 1921, with Headquarters at Vincennes, Indiana. Ordered into active military service, less personnel, and organized October 15, 1942, at Camp Howze, Texas. Inactivated January 21-27, 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Re-designated as the 333rd Glider Infantry and assigned to the 84th Airborne Division on December 19, 1946. Activated June 3, 1946 with Headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Organized Reserves re-designated Organized Reserve Corps on March 25, 1948). Re-designated March 29, 1951, as the 333rd Airborne Infantry. Withdrawn from the 84th Airborne Division, reorganized and re-designated as the 333rd Infantry and assigned to the 70th Infantry Division on March 1, 1952. (Organized Reserve Corps, re-designated Army on July 9, 1952). Relieved from the 70th Infantry Division, reorganized and re-designated as the 333rd Regiment (Basic Combat Training), 70th Division (Training) on May 1, 1959. Re-designated 333rd Regiment (Infantry One Station Unit Training), 70th Division (Training) in 1979.

CAMPAIGN STREAMERS
World War I
Streamer without inscription
World War II
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

DECORATIONS
None

423rd Regiment


Constituted on May 20, 1930, in the Organized Reserves as the 312th Tank Regiment (Heavy) allotted to the Sixth Corps Area. Organized by consolidation of the existing organizations: Headquarters and Headquarters Company 12th Tank Group (constituted September 5, 1928, in the Organized Reserves and organized at Mil­waukee, Wisconsin), re-designated Headquarters and Headquarters Company; 319th Tank Battalion (Heavy) (con­stituted March 31, 1924, in the Organized Reserves and organized during December 1925, with Headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin), re-designated 2nd Battalion; 324th Tank Battalion (Heavy) (Constituted March 31, 1924, in the Organized Reserves and organized during October 1925, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin), re-designated 3d Bat­talion. Re-designated on October 25, 1932, as the 423rd Infantry (Heavy Tanks). Reorganized and re-designated October 1, 1933, as the 423rd Infantry (Light Tanks). Reorganized during July 1937, with Headquarters relo­cated to Green Bay, Wisconsin. Reorganized January 30, 1942 as the 793rd Tank Battalion. Reconstituted on May 5, 1942, in the Army of the United States as the 423rd Infantry and assigned to 106th Infantry Division. Activated on March 15, 1943 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Inactivated October 2, 1945, at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Relieved from the 106th Infantry Division, allotted to the Army Reserve, and re-designated as the 423rd Regiment (Advanced Individualized Training), on April 22, 1959, and assigned to the 70th Infantry Division. Relieved from the 70th Infantry Division, reorganized and re-designated as the 423rd Regiment (Advanced Individualized Training), 70th Division (Training) on May 1, 1959. Re-designated as the 423rd Regiment (Infantry One Station Unit Training), 70th Division (Training) in 1979.

CAMPAIGN STREAMERS
World War II
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

DECORATIONS
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES (Headquarters Service Company, and 3rd Platoon, Company F, 423rd Infantry cited: DA GO 43, 1950)

70th Regiment


Constituted on January 18, 1943, in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 70th Division Artillery. Activated on June 14, 1943, at Camp Adair, Oregon. Inactivated on October 11, 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Assigned to the 70th Division, United States Army Reserve on February 13, 1952. Activated on March 1, 1952 at (Fort Wayne) Detroit, Michigan. Reorganized and re-designated on May 1, 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 70th Regiment (Common Specialist Training), as an element of the 70th Division (Training) with the remainder of the regiment constituted new. Re-designated as 70th Regiment (Infantry One Station Unit Training), 70th Division (Training) in 1979.

CAMPAIGN STREAMERS
World War II
Rhineland
Central Europe

DECORATIONS
None

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