1st Marine Division

 

1st Marine Division

The Old Breed

Camp Pendleton, CA
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1913-1914

Activated 23 December 1913 At Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,As The 1st Advance Base Brigade

Deployed During January 1914 To Culebra, Puerto Rico

Relocated During February 1914 To New Orleans, Louisiana

Redesignated 1 April 1914 As The 1st Brigade

Deployed During April 1914 To Vera Cruz, Mexico

Participated In The Landings And Occupation Of Vera Cruz, Mexico,April-November 1914

Relocated During December 1914 To Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1915-1935

Deployed During August 1915 To Port Au Prince, Haiti

Participated In The Occupation Of Haiti,August 1915 - August 1934

Participated In The Occupation Of The Dominican Republic, June-December 1916

Deactivated 15 August 1934 At Port Au Prince, Haiti

Reactivated 1 September 1935 At Quantico,Virginia,As The 1st Brigade And Assigned Tothe Fleet Marine Force

Redesignated 16 September 1935 As The 1st Marine Brigade

1940-1949

Deployed During October 1940 To Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Redesignated 1 February 1941 As The 1st Marine Division

Relocated During May 1941 To Quantico,Virginia,And Parris Island, South Carolina

Deployed During April-July 1942 To Samoa And Wellington,New Zealand

Participated In The Followingworldwar Ii Campaigns

Guadalcanal

Eastern New Guinea

New Britain

Peleliu

Okinawa

Participated In The Occupation Of North China, September 1945 - June 1947

Relocated During June 1947 To Camp Pendleton, California

1950-1964

Deployed During July-September 1950 Tothe Republic Of Korea

Participated In The Koreanwar, September 1950 - July 1953, Operating From

Inchon-Seoul

Chosin Reservoir

East-Central Front

Western Front

Participated In The Defense Of The Korean Demilitarized Zone, July 1953 - March 1955

Relocated During February-April 1955 To Camp Pendleton, California

Elements Participated In The Cuban Missile Crisis, October-December 1962

1965-1971

Deployed During July 1965 - May 1966 Tothe Republic Of Vietnam

Participated In Thewar In Vietnam From July 1965 - April 1971, Operating From

Chu Lai

Da Nang

Dong Ha

Qui Nhon

Hue

Phu Bai

Quang Tri

Relocated During April 1971 To Camp Pendleton, California

1972-1998

Elements Participated In Operation New Arrival,The Relocation Of Refugees From

Indochina,April-May And June-December 1975

Participated In Operations Desert Shield And Desert Storm, Southwest Asia,

September 1990 - February 1991

Elements Participated In Operation Sea Angel, Bangladesh,May-June 1991

Elements Participated In Operation Restore Hope, Somalia, December 1992 - April 1993

Elements Participated In Fire-Fighting Efforts,Western United States, July-September 1994

Elements Participated In Support Of Hunterwarrior Advancedwarfighting

Laboratory Experiment, Camp Pendleton, California,

September 1996 - March 1997