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Unit Details

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Type
Ground Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Description
Constituted 5 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 2d Company, 1st Battalion, First Regiment, 1st Special Service Force, a combined Canadian-American organization
Activated 9 July 1942 at Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana
Disbanded 6 January 1945 in France
Reconstituted 15 April 1960 in the Regular Army; concurrently consolidated with Company B, 1st Ranger Infantry Battalion (activated 19 June 1942), and consolidated unit redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces
Consolidated 30 September 1960 with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Forces Group (constituted 14 June 1957 in the Regular Army and activated 24 June 1957 in Japan), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces (organic units concurrently constituted and activated 4 October 1960)
Group inactivated 30 June 1974 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Activated 1 September 1984 at Fort Lewis, Washington
(Former Company B, 1st Ranger Infantry Battalion, withdrawn 3 February 1986, consolidated with Company N, 75th Infantry, and consolidated unit redesignated as Company N, 75th Ranger Regiment , hereafter separate lineage)
Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces Regiment
CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT
World War II
*Aleutian Islands
*Naples-Foggia
*Anzio
*Rome-Arno
*Southern France (with arrowhead)
*Rhineland
1st Special Forces Battalion additionally entitled to:
War on Terrorism
Global War on Terrorism
2d Special Forces Battalion additionally entitled to:
War on Terrorism
Campaigns to be determined
DECORATIONS
*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC AREA 1972-1973
*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered ASIA 2002
*Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered JULY-AUGUST 1972
Company C, 1st Special Forces Battalion, additionally entitled to:
Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IRAQ 2007
Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CENTRAL IRAQ 2008-2009
Company C, 2d Special Forces Battalion, additionally entitled to:
Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IRAQ 2007


Reports To
Special Forces Units
 
Active Reporting Units
 
Inactive Reporting Unit
None
 
401 Members Who Served in This Unit


 

  • Akerson, John, SGT, (1982-1986)
  • Alexander, Bill, 1SG, (1986-2009)
  • Allen, Reggie, SP 5, (1968-1974)
  • Alvarado, Jose, SFC, (1962-1965)
  • Anson, James, SGT, (1959-1968)
  • Apger, William, SSG, (1996-2009)
  • Arne, Chris, MAJ, (1989-Present)
  • Atkins, James, SGT, (1998-Present)
  • Austin, Keith, SFC, (1999-Present)
  • Bagshaw, Paul, SGM, (1985-2009)
  • Bair, Jason, SSG, (2000-Present)
  • Baker, James, SSG, (1992-2009)
  • Baker, Reggie, CPL, (1986-2006)
  • Ball, Andrew, CW3, (1997-Present)
  • Bandel, David, CW3, (1976-1996)
  • Barker, Dan, SGT, (1971-1973)
  • Barnes, Matthew, CSM, (1986-Present)
  • Barreto, Raymond, PVT2, (1984-1986)
  • Barton, Allen, CW3, (1994-2016)
  • Bashaw, Mike, SGT, (2003-2008)
  • Bell, Casey, 2LT, (1998-Present)
  • Berglund, Anthony, CPL, (2005-Present)
  • Berry, Dennis, MAJ, (1987-Present)
  • Biesel, Christopher, SSG, (1987-Present)
  • Bingham, James, CW3, (1993-Present)
  • Birmingham, Cedric, SFC, (2010-Present)
  • Blount, David, MSG, (1988-Present)
  • Bolding, Michael, SFC, (1983-2004)
  • Booker, Travis, SFC, (1990-Present)
  • Boudreaux, Wallace, CW4, (1978-2008)
  • Boyd, Mike, SSG, (1998-2009)
  • Bradford, Jeremy, SFC, (1997-Present)
  • Bradley, Stephen, CPT, (1969-1991)
  • Brick, Sherman, SFC, (1977-1997)
  • Briere, Donald, LTC, (1963-1993)
  • Britton, Fred, LTC, (1961-1989)
 

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