Headquarters Battalion

 

Headquarters Battalion

1st Marine Division

Camp Pendleton, CA
LINEAGE

1913 - 1914

  • ACTIVATED 23 DECEMBER 1913 AT PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, AS FIELD, STAFF AND HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT, 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 FIELD, STAFF AND HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT, 1ST BRIGADE.
  • DEPLOYED DURING APRIL 1914 TO VERACRUZ, MEXICO
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE LANDINGS IN OCCUPATION OF VERA CRUZ, MEXICO, APRIL - NOVEMBER 1914
  • RELOCATED DURING DECEMBER 1914 TO PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

1915 - 1939

  • DEPLOYED DURING AUGUST 1915 TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE OCCUPATION OF HAITI, AUGUST 1915 - AUGUST 1934
  • REDESIGNATED 24 NOVEMBER 1916 AS BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT, 1ST PROVISIONAL BRIGADE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 JULY 1921 AS BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS DEATCHMENT, 1ST BRIGADE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 JULY 1924 AS HEADQUARTERS AND 57TH COMPANY, 1ST BRIGADE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 JULY 1925 AS BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST BRIGADE
  • DEACTIVATED 15 AUGUST 1934 AT PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI
  • REACITIAVTED 1 SEP 1935 QUANTICO, VIRGINIA, AS HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST MARINE BRIGADE, FLEET MARINE FORCE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 APRIL 1936 AS HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST MARINE BRIGADE, FLEET MARINE FORCE

1940 - 1949

  • DEPLOYED DURING OCTOBER 1940 TO GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA
  • REDESIGNATED 1 FEBRUARY 1941 AS HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE
  • RELOCATED DURING MAY 1941 TO QUANTICO, VIRGINIA
  • RELOCATED DURING SEPTEMBER 1941 TO NEW RIVER, NORTH CAROLINA
  • DEPLOYED DURING JUNE 1942 TO WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
  • REDESIGNATED 2 DECEMBER 1942 AS HEADQUARTERS BATTALION, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE
  • PARTICPATED IN THE FOLLOWING WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGNS
  • GUADALCANAL, EASTERN NEW GUINEA, NEW BRITAIN, PELIELU, OKINAWA
  • REDEPLOYED DURING SEPTEMBER 1945 TO TIENTSIN, CHINA
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE OCCUPATION OF NORTH CHINA, SEPTEMBER 1945 - JUNE 1947
  • RELOCATED DURING JUNE 1947 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA

1950 - 1965

  • DEPLOYED DURING AUGUST 1950 TO KOBE, JAPAN
  • DEPLOYED DURING SEPTEMBER 1950 TO THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE KOREAN WAR, SEPTEMBER 1950 - JULY 1953, OPERATING FROM
  • INCHON - SEOUL, CHOSIN RESERVOIR, EAST CENTRAL FRONT, WESTERN FRONT
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE DEFENSE OF THE KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE FROM AUGUST 1953 TO MARCH 1955
  • RELOCATED DURING MARCH 1955 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA
  • ELEMENTS OF THE BATTALION PARTICIPATED IN THE CUBA MISSLE CRISIS OCTOBER - DECEMBER 1962

1966 - 1997

  • DEPLOYED DURING MARCH 1966 TO THE REPUBLIC ON VIETNAM
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE WAR IN VIETNAM, MARCH 1966 - APRIL 1971, OPERATING FROMCHU LAI, DA NANG
  • RELOCATED DURING APRIL 1971 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA
  • PARTICIPATED IN NUMEROUS TRAINING EXERCISES THROUGHOUT THE 1970’S AND 1980’S
  • PARTICIPATED IN OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD AND DESERT STORM, SOUTHWEST ASIA, SEPTEMBER 1990 - MARCH 1991
  • PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION RESTORE HOPE, SOMALIA, DECMBER 1992 - MAY 1993