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282ND ARMY BAND
 FORT JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA -

History

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Organized in 1869 in the Regular Army at Richmond, Virginia, as the Band, 21st Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 5 August 1914 as the Band Section, Headquarters Company, 21st Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 18 January 1921 as the Band Section, Service Company, 21st Infantry

Inactivated 6 October 1921 at Fort George G. Wright, Washington

Activated 28 November 1921 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Separated from the Service Company 1 August 1927 and reorganized as the Band, 21st Infantry

Redesignated 27 June 1943 as the Band, 123d Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 10 January 1944 as the 282d Army Band

Reorganized and redesignated 12 May 1944 as the 282d Army Ground Forces Band

Redesignated 1 June 1947 as the 282d Army Band

Inactivated 20 May 1949 in Korea

Activated 16 March 1956 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

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