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191ST ARMY BAND
 CAMP PARKS, CALIFORNIA -

History

Summary

Constituted 2 August 1943 in the Organized Reserves as the Band, 91st Infantry Division

Organized 12 August 1943 while in active military service at Camp White, Oregon

Redesignated 1 December 1943 as the 91st Infantry Division Band

Inactivated 16 November 1945 at Camp Rucker, Alabama

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Activated 1 April 1950 at San Francisco, California

Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1959 as the 91st Division Band

Reorganized and redesignated 20 January 1968 as the band element of the Support Company and Band, 91st Division

Location changed 28 February 1968 to Sausalito, California

Reorganized and redesignated 1 November 1970 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Band, 91st Support Battalion, an element of the 91st Division

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1971 as Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment and Band, 91st Support Battalion

Inactivated 16 October 1978 at Sausalito, California

Band element withdrawn 16 November 1982 from Headquarters Detachment and Band, 91st Support Battalion, and relieved from assignment to the 91st Division; concurrently redesignated as the 891st Army Band and activated at Sausalito, California

Reorganized and redesignated 17 September 1983 as the band element of Headquarters Company, 91st Division

Band element withdrawn 16 September 1988 from Headquarters Company, 91st Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 91st Division Band

(91st Division reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1993 as the 91st Division (Exercise); on 17 October 1999 as the 91st Division (Training Support))

Location changed 1 July 2000 to Dublin, California

Ordered into active military service 27 January 2003 at Dublin, California; released from active military service 24 July 2004 and reverted to reserve status

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 2008 as the 191st Army Band; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 91st Division (Training Support)

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