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1st Battalion, 11th Marines

 

1st Battalion, 11th Marines

1st Marine Division

PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION STREAMER WITH TWO SILVER AND ONE BRONZE STAR

 

WORLD WAR II

GUADACANAL – 1942

PELELIU, NGESEBUS – 1944

OKINAWA – 1945

KOREA
1950
1950
1950
1951

VIETNAM
1966
1966 – 1967
1968
1968

NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER WITH TWO BRONZE STARS

WORL WAR II CAPE GLOUCESTER – 1943 – 1944 KOREA 1952 1953 SOUTWEST ASIA 1991

MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER WITH ONE BRONZE STAR

VIETNAM 1968 1994

YANGTZE SERVICE STREAMER

 

CHINA SERVICE STREAMER

 

AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE STREAMER WITH ONE BRONZE STAR

 

ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN STREAMER WITH ONE SILVER STAR

 

WORLD WAR II VICTORY STREAMER

 

NAVY OCCUPATION SERVICE STREAMER WITH "ASIA"

 

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE STREAMER WITH THREE BRONZE STARS

 

KOREAN SERVICE STREAMER WITH TWO SILVER STARS

 

ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY STREAMER

 

VIETNAM SERVICE STREAMER WITH TWO SILVER AND TWO BRONZE STARS

 

SOUTH WEST ASIA SERVICE STREAMER WITH TWO BRONZE STARS

 

IRAQ CAMPAIGN STREAMER

 

GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY STREAMER

 

GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM SERVICE STREAMER

 

KOREAN PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION STREAMER

 

VIETNAM CROSS-OF GALLANTRY WITH PALM STREAMER

 

VIETNAM MERITORIOUS CITATION CIVIL ACTIONS STREAMER


1923 – 1934

ACTIVATED 3 DECEMBER 1923 AT QUANTICO, VIRGINA, AS THE 1ST BATTALION, 10TH REGIMENT

PARTICIPATED IN MAIL GUARD DUTY IN THE MIDWESTERN UNITED STATES, OCTOBER 1926 – FEBRUARY 1927

DEPLOYED DURING APRIL – JUNE 1927 TO TIENTSIN, CHINA, AND ASSIGNED TO THE 3D MARINE BRIGADE

RETURNED DURING SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 1928 TO QUANTICO, VIRGINIA, AND DETACHED FROM THE 3D MARINE BRIGADE

REDESIGNATED 10 JULY 1930 TO THE 1ST BATTALION, 10TH MARINES

1935 – 1941

ASSIGNED DURING SEPTEMBER 1935 TO THE 1ST MARINE BRIGADE

REDESIGNATED 1 SEPTEMBER 1940 AS THE 1ST BATTALION, 11TH MARINES

DEPLOYED DURING OCTOBER 1940 TO GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA

1ST MARINE BRIGADE REDESIGNATED 1 FEBRUARY 1941 AS THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION

RELOCATED DURING APRIL 1941 TO NEW RIVER, NORTH CAROLINA

1942 – 1947

REASSIGNED DURING MARCH 1942 TO THE 3D MARINE BRIGADE

DEPLOYED DURING MARCH 1942 TO THE WESTERN SAMOA

REASSIGNED DURING SEPTEMBER 1942 TO THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION

PARTICIPATED IN THE FOLLOWING WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGNS

GUADALCANAL
NEW BRITAIN
FINSCHHAFEN
PELELIU
OKINAWA

REDEPLOYED DURING SEPTEMBER 1945 TO TIENTSIN, CHINA

PARTICIPATED IN THE OCCUPATION OF NORTH CHINA, SEPTEMBER 1945 – JANUARY 1947

REDEPLOYED DURING JANUARY 1947 TO GUAM, AND DETACHED FROM THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION

REASSIGNED DURING JUNE 1947 TO THE 1ST MARINE BRIGADE

DEACTIVATED 1 OCTOBER 1947

1949 – 1964

REACTIVATED 1 OCTOBER 1949 AT CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA, AND ASSIGNED TO THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION

REASSIGNED DURING JULY 1950 TO THE 1ST PROVISIONAL MARINE BRIGADE

DEPLOYED DURING JULY – AUGUST 1950 TO PUSAN, KOREA

PARTICIPATED IN THE KOREAN WAR, AUGUST 1950 – JULY 1953, OPERATING FROM

PUSAN PERIMETER
INCHON – SEOUL
EAST – CENTRAL FRONT
CHOSIN RESERVOIR

PARTICIPATED IN THE OCCUPATION OF THE KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE, AUGUST 1953 – MARCH 1955

REDEPLOYED DURING APRIL 1955 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA

PARTICIPATED IN THE CUBAN MISSLE CRISIS, OCTOBER – DECEMBER 1962

1965 – 1985

DEPLOYED DURING AUGUST 1965 TO CAMP HANSEM, OKINAWA

REDEPLOYED DURING JANUARY 1966 TO CHU LAI, REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM, AND REASSIGNED TO THE 3D MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE

REASSIGNED DURING MARCH 1966 TO THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE

PARTICIPATED IN THE WAR IN VIETNAM, JANUARY 1966 – MAY 1971, OPERATING FROM

CHU LAI
DA NANG
QUANG TRI
PHU BAI
CA LU
KHE SAHN
CUA VIET
DONG HA
QUANG NAM

REASSIGNED DURING APRIL 1971 TO THE 3D MARINE AMPHIBIOUS BRIGADE

REDEPLOYED DURING MAY 1971 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA, AND REASSIGNED TO THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION

PARTICIPATED IN NUMEROUS TRAINING EXERCISES THROUGHOUT THE 1970’S AND INTO THE 1980’S

1972 – 2010

PARTICIPATED IN OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD AND DESERT STORM, SOTHWEST ASIA, JANUARY – MARCH 1991

PARTICIPATED IN FIRE – FIGHTING EFFORTS IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES JULY – SEPTEMBER 1994

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATIONS ENDURING FREEDOM AND IRAQI FREEDOM, AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ 2002 – 2007

DEPLOYED DURING JANUARY 2003 TO KUWAIT IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ MARCH – JULY 2003 AND JUNE 2007 – APRIL 2008

DEPLOYED DURING APRIL OF 2010 TO AFGHANISTAN IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND RETURNED IN NOVEMBER OF 2010

     

     

     

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