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100TH ARMY BAND
 FORT KNOX, KENTUCKY -

History

Summary

Constituted 2 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the Band, 100th Infantry Division
Activated 14 August 1943 at Fort Jackson, North Carolina
Reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1943 as the 100th Infantry Division Band
Inactivated 15 January 1946 at Camp Patrick Hentry, Virginia
(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
Redesignated 12 May 1952 as the 100th Infantry Division Band
Activated 1 August 1956 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Reorganized and redesigned 17 April 1959 as the 100th Division Band
Ordered into active military service 25 September 1961 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky; released from active military service 15 August 1962 and reverted to reserve status
Consolidated 26 January 1968 with the Support Company, 100th Division (Training) and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as the Support Company and Band, 100th Division (Training)
Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1970 as Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Band, 100th Support Battalion, an element of the 100th Division (Training)
Reorganized and redesignated 5 July 1971 as Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment and Band, 100th Support Battalion
(Location of Band element changed in 1979 to Hebron, Kentucky)
Band element withdrawn 16 November 1982 from Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment and Band, 100th Support Battalion and redesigned as the 100th Army Band, an element of the 100th Division (Training), and location concurrently changed to Louisville, Kentucky (Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 100th Support Battalion--hereafter separate lineage)
Reorganized and redesignated 17 September 1983 as the Band element of Headquarters Company, 100th Division (Training)
Band element withdrawn 16 September 1988 from Headquarters Company, 100th Division (Training); concurrently reorganized and redesigned as the 100th Division Band.
Location changed in 1990 to Fort Knox, Kentucky
Relieved 1 October 2008 from assignment to the 100th Division (Training)
Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2008 as the 100th Army Band

Home Area: Second United States Army (XX U.S. Army Corp)

Campaign Credits

World War II
Ardennes-Alsace
Rhineland
Central Europe

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation for service in EUROPEAN THEATER

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Distinctive Unit Insignia