|36th Armored Infantry Regiment|
Coat of arms
|Motto(s)||"Deeds Not Words"|
World War II|
Operation Iraqi Freedom I, VII
|Distinctive unit insignia|
The 36th Infantry Regiment is a United States Army infantry regiment.
History[edit | edit source]
The 36th Armored Infantry was formed on 1 July 1916 at Brownsville, Texas from elements of the 4th Infantry, 26th Infantry and 28th Infantry. It was assigned to the 12th Infantry on 5 July 1918, relieved from the 12th Division 31 January 1919, and inactivated at Fort Jay New York on 13 October 1921.
The 36th was reassigned to the Ninth Infantry Division on 24 March 1923 and relieved from the Ninth Infantry Division on 1 August 1940. It was redesignated the 36th Infantry (Armored) on 15 April 1941 and reassigned to the Third Armored Division. On 1 July 1942 it was redesignated the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment. The regiment's first commander was Walton Walker.
Campaign participation credit[edit | edit source]
WORLD WAR II
- Northern France
- Central Europe
Decorations[edit | edit source]
- Presidential Unit Citation (United States) for the Roer River Salient Companies "A" and "C" of the First Battalion
- Presidential Unit Citation First Battalion assault on the Siegfried Line
- Presidential Unit Citation Medical Section 2nd Battalion Fromental France
- Presidential Unit Citation Medical Section 3rd Battalion Stolberg, Germany
- Presidential Unit Citation Siegfried Line First Battalion
- Presidential Unit Citation Echtz-Hoben First Battalion
- Belgian Fourragère
- Presidential Unit Citation Iraq First Battalion (2004)
- Meritorious Unit Citation Iraq First Battalion (2010)
References and notes[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
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- WORLD WAR II NORMANDY NORTHERN FRANCE RHINELAND ARDENNES-ALSACE CENTRAL EUROPE OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM
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- 36th Infantry Lineage and Honors at the United States Army Center of Military History
- 36th Armored Infantry Regiment during WWII
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