For thi… The regiment was ordered to positions near Waywertz. The battalions deployed to Saudi Arabia soon after with the rest of the 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized) as part of Operation DESERT SHIELD. The 2nd Rangers were hastily reformed as a light infantry battalion under the Army's new modular concept. Soon after the regiment's arrival, the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry was selected to show the flag and parade through Paris on the 4th of July 1917. Its only disadvantage is the limited firing field of 160 Degrees. Its men had earned four Medals of Honor, 87 Distinguished Service Crosses, and 1,926 Silver Stars. Following the Battle of Objective NORFOLK, the 5th Battalion raced ahead to assist in cutting the Iraqi lines of retreat from Kuwait City. Soon other troops began making their way up the bluffs along Spaulding's route while other gaps were blown through the wire and mines. This page contains all of the units clone troopers were known to exist (275 total). Register Start a Wiki. Protecting their sallow complexions against the rigors of the Xylvanian atmosphere with canvas gas masks, "Baghead" Infantillerie are the rank and file of Xylvania's army. Billings was followed by Operation Shenandoah II north of Lai Khê in October which once included both Ranger battalions and culminated the major operations of both for 1967. The latter mission was designed to bring the Viet Cong 9th Division to battle in War Zone C, but the enemy declined to take the bait. Battalion Wars 2 amended some elements of gamepl… Battalion Wars Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Once again the regiment had fought with valor and courage to help win a war against the nation's enemies. A few weeks later, at an awards ceremony on 2 July 1944, Generals Eisenhower, Bradley, and Gerow came to praise the troops of the regiment for their heroic efforts and to present the Distinguished Service Cross to a number of the regiment's officers and men. In a classic meeting engagement on 12 September, the battalion battled and pursued the 141st Regiment over the next two days inflicting hundreds of casualties and over fifty known KIA. Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965–1970, Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered AL ANBAR PROVINCE Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Eupen-MalmedyRepublic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965–1968 In August 2012, the 2nd Battalion underwent its first of several expansions to its AO when it assumed responsibility for a third district and a third ANA Kandak as the Surge forces in the country were being withdrawn. The division was sent to bolster the northern shoulder of the bulge near Camp Elsenborn. Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered MATEUR, TUNISIA Additionally, the regiment, or its subordinate units, was awarded five presidential unit citations and two distinguished unit citations from the United States, two Croix de Guerre and the Médaille militaire from the government of France, and the Belgian Fourragerre and two citations from the government of Belgium. Arguably the regiment's most gallant action was the grueling drive that liberated the little village of Fléville in the Argonne forest region on 4 October 1918. The following morning, the 2nd Battalion pushed on with the 2nd Brigade and quickly battled through the Iraqi 48th Infantry Division capturing its commander and destroying its command post. Assigned to the Army of the Potomac's 2nd Division, V Army Corps in the spring of 1862, the regiment fully participated in most of the key battles of that campaign to include the Siege of Yorktown (1862), Gaines's Mill, and Malvern Hill. Units of the 16th Infantry boarded USS Samuel Chase, USS Henrico, and HMS Empire Anvil, preparatory to their third—and most important—amphibious assault mission. For this deployment, the battalion was attached to the Combined Joint Special Operations Command-Afghanistan (CJSOCC-A) and assigned to support a new effort known as the Village Stability Operations (VSO) program.