110th Infantry Regiment (United States)

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110th Infantry Regiment
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Active 1873
Country  United States
Allegiance Pennsylvania
Branch United States Army
Type Infantry
Role light infantry and heavy weapons support
Garrison/HQ Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Nickname Fighting Tenth (special designation) [1]
Motto "Cuiusque Devotio est Vis Regimenti" (The Devotion of Each Is The Strength Of The Regiment)
Engagements Civil War
Spanish American War
Mexican Expedition
World War I
World War II
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Frank Tompkins
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia 110 dui.jpg
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The 110th Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army. Its legacy unit, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry, is a subordinate command of 2nd Brigade, 28th Infantry Division.[2]

The regiment served with the 55th Infantry Brigade, 28th Infantry Division from September 1917-May 1919, and from 1921-24.[3]

  • Organized and federally recognized 8 June 1921 in the Pennsylvania National Guard at Washington, Pennsylvania as Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry, an element of the 28th Division (later redesignated as the 28th Infantry Division).
  • Inducted into federal service 17 February 1941 at Washington.
  • Inactivated 25 October 1945 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
  • Reorganized and federally recognized 12 December 1946 at Washington as Headquarters Company, 110th Infantry.
  • Ordered into active federal service 5 September 1950 at Washington.
  • Headquarters Company, 110th Infantry [NGUS], organized and federally recognized 16 July 1953 at Washington.
  • Released from active federal service 15 June 1954 and reverted to state control; federal recognition concurrently withdrawn from Headquarters Company, 110th Infantry (NGUS).
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1959 as Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 110th Infantry.

Current reorganization as of March 2014

  • Home Station: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
  • Company A - Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Company B - Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
  • Company C - Connellsville, Pennsylvania
  • Company D - Greensburg, Pennsylvania (Weapons Company)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Special Designation Listing". United States Army Center of Military History. 21 April 2010. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum, 28th Infantry Division Heraldry, accessed 1 July 2013
  3. ^ McGrath, The Brigade, 168.