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28TH INFANTRY DIVISION BAND
 HOLLIDAYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA -

History

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23 September 1878 Constituted in the Pennsylvania National Guard as the Band, 13th Infantry
Regiment, and organized in Scranton, PA

14 August 1916 Reorganized and re-designated as the Band Section, Provisional Headquarters
Company, 13th Infantry Regiment

26 September 1916 Mustered into Federal service at Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania

5 July 1918 Re-designated as the Band Section, Headquarters Company, 61st Pioneer infantry

8 January 1919 Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina

6 July 1920 Reorganized in the Pennsylvania National Guard in Scranton as the Band Section,
Headquarters Company, 13th Infantry

20 July 1920 Federally recognized

1 April 1921 Re-designated as the Band Section, Service Company, 109th Infantry, an element
of the 28th Division (later re-designated as the 28th Infantry Division)

1 May 1940 Reorganized and re-designated as the Band, 109th Infantry

17 February 1941 Inducted into Federal service for World War II in Scranton

17 August 1943 Reconstituted in the Pennsylvania National Guard; concurrently consolidated with
the Band, 110th Infantry (see Annex 1); Band, 112th Infantry (see Annex 2; and
the 28th Infantry Division Band (see Annex 3) and consolidated unit designated as
the 28th Infantry Division Band at Camp Picket, Virginia

3 December 1945 Inactivated at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

10 December 1946 Reorganized and federally recognized at Altoona, PA

5 September 1950 Ordered into active Federal service for Korean War in Altoona, PA

18 June 1953 28th Infantry Division Band (NGUS) organized and federally recognized in Altoona

15 June 1954 Released from active Federal service and reverted to state control; Federal
recognition concurrently withdrawn from 28th Infantry Division Band (NGUS)

1 April 1963 Reorganized and re-designated as the band portion of Headquarters,
Headquarters Company and Band, 28th Infantry Division Support Command

24 March 1964 Reorganized and re-designated as the band portion of Headquarters and
Headquarters Company and Band, 28th Infantry Division Support Command

1 December 1971 Reorganized and re-designated as Detachment 1, 28th Adjutant General company

1 August 1980 Changed to station to Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

1 September 1990 Reorganized and re-designated as the 28th Infantry Division Band

1 December 2009 Re-designated as the 28th Division Band


Annex 1 - 110th Infantry Division Band

1 April 1921 Organized and Federally recognized in the Pennsylvania National guard at Altoona as the Band Section, Service Company, 110th Infantry, an element of the 28th Division (later redesignated as the 28th Infantry Division)

1 May 1940 Reorganized and redesignated as the Band, 110th Infantry

17 February 1941 Inducted into Federal service for World War II in Altoona

13 August 1943 Disbanded at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

25 August 1945 Reconstituted in the Pennsylvania National Guard

Annex 2 - 112th Infantry Dvision Band

31 January 1938 Organized and Federally recognized in the Pennsylvania National Guard at Erie as the Band Section, Service Company, 112th Infantry, an element of the 28th Division (later redesignated as the 28th Infantry Division)

1 May 1940 Reorganized and redesignated as the Band, 112th Infantry

17 August 1943 Disbanded at Camp Pickett, Virginia

25 August 1945 Reconstituted in the Pennsylvania National Guard

Annex 3 - 28th Infqantry Division Band

2 August 1943 Constituted in the Pennsylvania National Guard while in Federal service as the Band, 28th Infantry Division

17 August 1943 Organized at Camp Pickett, Virginia, with personnel and equipment from the Bands of the 109th and 112th Infantries

1 December 1943 Redesignated as the 28th Infantry Division Band

3 December 1945 Inactivated at Camp Shelby, Mississippi



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