DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

LINEAGE AND HONORS

 

94TH FIELD ARTILLERY

Constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 94th Field Artillery

Redesignated 1 January 1942 as the 94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

Assigned 6 January 1942 to the 4th Armored Division and activated at Pine Camp, New York

Converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as the 94th Constabulary Squadron; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 4th Armored Division and assigned to the 11th Constabulary Regiment

Converted and redesignated 6 January 1948 as the 94th Field Artillery Battalion and relieved from assignment to the 11th Constabulary Regiment

Inactivated 20 May 1949 in Germany; concurrently redesignated as the 94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion and assigned to the 4th Armored Division

Activated 15 June 1954 at Fort Hood, Texas

Relieved 1 April 1957 from assignment to the 4th Armored Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 94th Artillery, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 94th Field Artillery

Withdrawn 16 November 1986 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

 

2ND BATTALION 94TH FIELD ARTILLERY

Constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as Battery B, 94th Field Artillery

Redesignated 1 January 1942 as Battery B, 94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

Assigned 6 January 1942 to the 4th Armored Division and activated at Pine Camp, New York

Converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as Troop B, 94th Constabulary Squadron; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 4th Armored Division and assigned to the 11th Constabulary Regiment

Converted and redesignated 6 January 1948 as Battery B,  94th Field Artillery Battalion and relieved from assignment to the 11th Constabulary Regiment

Inactivated 20 May 1949 in Germany; concurrently redesignated as B Battery, 94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion and assigned to the 4th Armored Division

Activated 15 June 1954 at Fort Hood, Texas

Inactivated 1 April 1957 at Fort Hood, Texas and relieved from assignment to the 4th Armored Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 94th Artillery.

Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma (organic elements constituted 29 March 1966 and activated 1 June 1966).

Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 2nd Battalion 94th Field Artillery.

Inactivated 31 July 1972 at Fort Lewis Washington


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II
Normandy 
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe


Vietnam
Counteroffensive, Phase II
Counteroffensive, Phase III
Tet Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase IV
Counteroffensive, Phase V
Counteroffensive, Phase VI
Tet 69/Counteroffensive
Summer-Fall 1969
Winter-Spring 1970
Sanctuary Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase VII
Consolidation I
Consolidation II
Cease-Fire


Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

DECORATIONS

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered ARDENNES (4th Armored Division cited; WD GO 54, 1945)

Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967 (2nd Battalion 94th Artillery cited; DA GO 32, 1973)

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered NORMANDY (94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion cited; DA GO 43, 1950)

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered MOSELLE RIVER (
94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion cited; DA GO 43, 1950)

French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
(94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion cited; DA GO 43, 1950)

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971 (2nd Battalion 94th Artillery cited; DA GO 6, 1974)

Battery A additionally entitled to Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered CHU LAI (Battery A, 2nd Battalion 94th Artillery cited; DA GO 59, 1969)

 

ORDER OF BATTLE

 By Shelby Stanton.

2d Battalion, 94th Artillery

(175mm Gun, Self-Propelled)

(175mm Gun/8-inch Howitzer)

Arrived Vietnam 18 October 1966

Departed Vietnam 21 April 1972

Previous Station Fort Sill

Authorized Strength 565

The 2d Battalion of the 94th Artillery was originally a self-propelled M107

175mm gun battalion located at Dong Ha. In early 1969 it was converted to

the dual 8-inch self-propelled M110 howitzer and 175mm self-propelled gun

configuration. Under I Field Force, Vietnam it was transferred to the

108th Artillery Group on 31 March 1968 and was removed from operational

control of the III Marine Amphibious Force. Later it was moved to Quang

Tri, to Camp Evans on 28 November 1969 and then back to Dong Ha in 1970.

In 1971 the battalion was transferred to Da Nang and XXIV Corps Artillery.

Later that year it was sent to Phu Bai where it became closely connected

with supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile).

 

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