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Unit Details

Strength
Battalion
Type
Ground Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Year
1900 - Present

Description
Not Specified
 
Notable Persons
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - CPL Anthony Casamento
Medal of Honor Receipent
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - Capt James Webb
He served as a platoon commander with Delta Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines. He was awarded the Navy Cross for heroism in Vietnam, the second highest decoration in the Navy and Marine Corps. Webb also was awarded the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple.
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - BGen Walter McIlhenny
Navy Cross For extraordinary heroism and courage as Executive Officer of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, during a frontal assault upon a strongly fortified enemy Japanese position along the coast of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, August 27, 1942.
Silver Star For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while in command of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, in combat against enemy Japanese forces on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, on November 2, 1942. After a previous attempt to secure information had failed, Captain McIlhenny led a patrol of approximately twenty men to reconnoiter the enemy's right flank and, moving through dense jungle, cleared the zone of hostile snipers and finally reached his objective
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - 1stLt Baldomer Lopez
Medal Of Honor Receipent In Korea, López served as Platoon Commander of A Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Reinforced). On September 15, 1950
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - Sgt Rodney Maxwell Davis
Medal of Honor Receipent
 
Reports To
5th Marine Regiment
 
Active Reporting Units
 
Inactive Reporting Unit
None
 
1875 Members Who Served in This Unit


 

  • Achuff, Ted, CPL, (1988-1992)
  • Acosta, Richard, LCpl, (2000-2004)
  • Adair, Jonathan, LCpl, (1988-1992)
  • Adams, Austin, Capt, (2000-Present)
  • Adkins, Mike, Sgt, (2003-2007)
  • Adkins, Nathaniel, CPL, (1996-2000)
  • Ahmadi, Max, LCpl, (2003-2006)
  • Ahmed, Hytham, Sgt, (2007-Present)
  • Aiels, Tom, CPL, (1982-1986)
  • Aitken, Hugh, BGen, (1946-1980)
  • Albert, Bruce, Capt, (1953-1974)
  • Alejandre, Angel, SSgt, (1998-2014)
  • Alford, Michael, CPL, (1965-1969)
  • Allen, Ed, Sgt, (1965-1967)
  • Allen, Roger, CPL, (1974-1980)
  • Allison, Ricky(Rick), CPL, (1965-1968)
  • Almeda, Bryon, Maj, (1998-Present)
  • Almendares, Bennie, CPL, (1998-2002)
  • Aloise, Andrew, Capt, (1989-1998)
  • Alvarez, Cory, Sgt, (1994-1998)
  • ANCHONDO, MAURO, SSgt, (2002-Present)
  • Andersen, Scott, Sgt, (1991-1999)
  • Anderson, Clayton, Maj, (2002-Present)
  • Anderson, Jason, Capt, (1997-2009)
  • Anderson, Reverdy, CPL, (1982-1985)
  • Andress, Robert, Cpl, (2001-2005)
  • Andrews, Marion, Capt, (1942-1962)
  • Angell, Jason, Capt, (1993-2008)
  • Anthony, Mark, CPL, (1966-1969)
  • Apodaca, Nick, GySgt, (1990-2010)
  • Aragon, Steven, LCpl, (2006-2010)
  • Aranda, Andrew, Maj, (2000-Present)
  • Arceneaux, Anthony, LCpl, (1980-1983)
  • Archer, Dan, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Arellano, Michael, CPL, (1994-1998)
  • Armendariz, Romulo, Sgt, (1985-1994)
  • Armstead, Daniel, CPL, (2004-Present)
  • Armstrong, James, CPL, (1999-2003)
  • Arnett, Joshua, Sgt, (2004-2012)
  • Arnold, Everett, MSgt, (1970-1992)
 

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Unit History
 
Battle/Operations History
 
Unit Timeline
"The Old Breed"
The Beginnings 1st Marine Division was activated aboard the battleship USS Texas on Feb. 1, 1941. It is the oldest, largest and most decorated division in the United States Marine Corps. The Divisio ... More
History Icon
2016
Navy Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
Descriptions
Southwest Asia 1990-1991
1991
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Vietnam 1967-1968
1968
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
1968
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Vietnam 1966-1967
1967
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout ... More
1966
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
1954
Navy Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
Descriptions
Korea 1952-1953
1953
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Korea
1951
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Korea
1950
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Korea
1950
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Okinawa
1945
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Peleliu, Ngesebus
1944
French Croix De Guerre WWI
Criteria
The Croix de guerre 1914�1918 is a French military decoration, the first version of the Croix de guerre. It was created to recognize French and allied soldiers who were cited for their service durin ... More
1943
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Descriptions
Guadalcanal
1942
 
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