History

Constituted August 5, 1917, in the National Army as the 330th Infantry and assigned to the 83rd Division. Organized August 30, 1917, at Camp Sherman, Ohio. Demobilized February 13 - April 10, 1919 at Camp Sherman.

Reconstituted June 24, 1921 in the Organized Reserves and assigned to the 83rd Division. Organized during November 1921, with Headquarters at Alliance, Ohio. Ordered into active military service, less personnel, and organized August 15, 1942, at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. Inactivated March 27, 1946, at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.

Activated October 1 - December 16, 1946 with Headquarters at Fort Wayne, Indiana. (Organized Reserves redesignated Organized Reserved Corps March 25, 1948). Withdrawn from the 83rd Infantry Division and assigned to the 70th Infantry Division March 1, 1952 (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated Army Reserve July 9, 1952). Relieved from the 70th Infantry Division May 1, 1959, and redesignated as the 330th Regiment (Basic Combat Training). Redesignated as the 330th Infantry Regiment (One Station Unit Training), 70th Division (Training) in 1979. Redesignated as 330th Infantry Regiment (One Unit Station Training), 84th Division (Institutional Training) in 1996.

Reorganized October 1, 2004 to consist of the 1st and 2nd Battalions, elements of the 100th Division (Institutional Training). Reorganized October 17, 2005 to consist of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Battalions, elements of the 100th Division (Institutional Training). In 2008, was assigned to the 95th Division (IET). The Battalion continues to serve proudly and uphold the Regimental Motto, “VERUS AD FINEM”, “TRUE TO THE END!”

CAMPAIGN CREDITS

WORLD WAR I

Streamer without inscription
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

WORLD WAR II

Normandy

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered STRASS

Insignia &Coat of Arms
Distinctive Unit Insignia Coat of Arms

Distinctive Unit Insignia

Coat of Arms

Distinctive Unit Insignia.

Description:

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/32 inches (2.62 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a torteau within an annulet Argent, on a chief of the last three fleurs-de-lis of the first. Attached below and to the sides of the shield is a Silver scroll inscribed “VERUS AD FINEM” in Black.

Symbolism:

Blue is the Infantry color. The red disk encircled with the silver ring is from the state flag of Ohio to which state the 330th Infantry was allocated in 1921. The fleurs-de-lis on the silver chief are from the coat of arms of Le Mans, where the Regiment received its training during World War I.

Background:

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 330th Infantry Regiment on 17 May 1930. It was redesignated for the 330th Regiment on 3 August 1960.

Coat of Arms.

Blazon:

Shield:

Azure, a torteau within an annulet Argent, on a chief of the last three fleurs-de-lis of the first.

Crest:

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the U.S. Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Motto:

VERUS AD FINEM (True To The End).

Symbolism:

Shield:

Blue is the Infantry color. The red disk encircled with the white ring is from the state flag of Ohio to which state the 330th Infantry was allocated in 1921. The fleurs-de-lis on the silver chief are from the coat of arms of Le Mans, where the Regiment received its training during World War I.

Crest:

The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.

Background:

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 330th Infantry Regiment on 25 March 1927. It was redesignated for the 330th Regiment on 3 August 1960.