L I N A G E  and  H O N O R S
4th BATTALION, 9th INFANTRY

Constituted 3 March 1855 in the Regular Army as Company D, 9th Infantry

Organized 17 March 1855 at Fort Monroe, Virginia

Consolidated in June 1869 with Company D, 27th Infantry (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Company D, 9th Infantry

(9th Infantry assigned 22 September 1917 to the 2d Division [later redesignated as the 2d Infantry Division])

Inactivated 20 June 1957 at Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska, and relieved from assignment to the 2d Infantry Division; concurrently redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battle Group, 9th Infantry

Activated 25 January 1963 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Assigned 20 May 1963 to the 171st Infantry Brigade

Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1963 as the 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry

Relieved 14 January 1966 from assignment to the 171st Infantry Brigade and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division

Inactivated 5 June 1972 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Relieved 2 August 1972 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division, assigned to the 172d Infantry Brigade, and activated at Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Inactivated 6 January 1983 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, and relieved from assignment to the 172d Infantry Brigade

Assigned 29 April 1983 to the 7th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Ord, California

Relieved 16 April 1987 from assignment to the 7th Infantry Division and assigned to the 6th Infantry Division

Inactivated 15 December 1995 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, and relieved from assignment to the 6th Infantry Division

4th BATTALION, 9th INFANTRY
(MANCHU)
ANNEX

        Consttuted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company D, 2d Battalion, 18th Infantry

        Organized in October 1861 at Camp Thomas, Ohio

        Redesignated 21 September 1866 as Company D, 27th Infantry

        Consolidated in June 1869 with Company D, 9th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as
        Company D, 9th Infantry

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

Civil War
Murfreesborough
Chickamauga
Chattanooga
Atlanta
Kentucky 1862
Mississippi 1862
Tennessee 1863
Georgia 1864

Indian Wars
Washington 1856
Wyoming 1867

War with Spain
Santiago

China Relief Expedition
Tientsin
Yang-tsun
Peking

Philippine Insurrection
Malolos
Zapote River
Tarlac
Luzon 1899
Luzon 1900
Luzon 1901

World War I
Aisne
Aisne-Marne
St. Mihiel
Meuse-Argonne
Ile de France 1918
Lorraine 1918

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

Korean War
UN Defensive
UN Offensive
CCF Intervention
First UN Counteroffensive
CCF Spring Offensive
UN Summer-Fall Offensive
Second Korean Winter
Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
Third Korean Winter
Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam
Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase II
Counteroffensive, Phase III
Tet Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase IV
Counteroffensive, Phase V
Counteroffensive, Phase VI
Tet 69/Counteroffensive
Summer-Fall 1969
Winter-Spring 1970
Sanctuary Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase VII


DECORATIONS

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BREST, FRANCE

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SIEGFRIED LINE

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered ARDENNES

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered HONGCHON

Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered HWACHON RESERVOIR

Navy Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered PANMUNJOM

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I, Streamer embroidered CHATEAU THIERRY

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I, Streamer embroidered AISNE-MARNE

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I, Streamer embroidered MEUSE-ARGONNE

French Croix de Guerre, World War I, Fourragere

Luxembourg Croix de Guerre, Streamer embroidered LUXEMBOURG

Belgian Fourragere 1940

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES

    Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at ELSENBORN CREST

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered NAKTONG RIVER LINE

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Sreamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1970

Presidential Unit Citation, Company C, 4th Battalion, 24 April 1969 to 26 April 1969

Presidential Unit Citation, 1st Platoon, Company B, 4th Battalion, 5 January 1968

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