114th Infantry Regiment (United States)

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114th Infantry Regiment
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Coat of arms
Active 1775
Country  United States
Branch New Jersey Army National Guard
Type Infantry
Size Regiment
Part of 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, NJ ARNG
Motto(s) In Omnia Paratus (In All Things Prepared)
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Manton S. Eddy
U.S. Infantry Regiments
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113th Infantry Regiment 115th Infantry Regiment

The 114th Infantry Regiment is an Infantry regiment of the New Jersey Army National Guard.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 9 March 1869 in the New Jersey National Guard as the 5th Battalion.
  • Partially organized 14 April 1869 from existing units at Burlington and Camden
  • Expanded, reorganized, and redesignated 24 August 1870 as the 6th Regiment.
  • (Companies A, C, and G mustered into federal service 11–13 May 1898 at Sea Girt as Companies K, L, and M, 3d New Jersey Volunteer Infantry; mustered out of federal service 11 February 1899 at Athens, Georgia)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 2 May 1899 as the 3d Infantry.
  • Mustered into federal service 25 July 1917 at Sea Girt; drafted into federal service 5 August 1917.
  • Consolidated 11 October 1917 with elements of the 5th Infantry, New Jersey National Guard, and elements of the 1st Infantry, Delaware National Guard; consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as the 114th Infantry and assigned to the 29th Division (Delaware elements withdrawn in January 1918—hereafter separate lineage)
  • Demobilized 14 May 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey
  • (Former 1st Battalion, 3d Infantry, reorganized in 1919 in the New Jersey National Guard as the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry—hereafter separate lineage)
  • Former 3d Infantry (less 1st Battalion) reorganized in 1920 in the New Jersey National Guard; Headquarters federally recognized 23 December 1920 at Camden.
  • Redesignated 17 June 1921 as the 114th Infantry and assigned to the 44h Division (later redesignated as the 44th Infantry Division).
  • Inducted into federal service 16 September 1940 at home stations.
  • Inactivated 16 November 1945 at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas.
  • Relieved 9 July 1946 from assignment to the 44th Infantry Division.
  • Regiment (less 3d Battalion) reorganized and federally recognized 8 October 1946 as the 214th Infantry with headquarters at Paterson (3d Battalion, 114th Infantry, reorganized and federally recognized 17 February 1947 as the 114th Armored Infantry Battalion, with headquarters at Woodbury, and assigned to the 50th Armored Division).
  • (Location of Headquarters, 214th Infantry, changed 1 February 1947 to Newark)
  • 214th Infantry reorganized and redesignated 15 May 1949 as the 216th Armored Infantry Battalion and assigned to the 50th Armored Division (remainder of 214th Infantry—hereafter separate lineage)
  • 114th and 216th Armored Infantry Battalions consolidated 1 March 1959 and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as the 114th Infantry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System, to consist of the 1st and 2d Armored Infantry Battalions, elements of the 50th Armored Division.
  • Reorganized 31 January 1963 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 50th Armored Division.
  • Reorganized 1 February 1968 to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 50th Armored Division.
  • Reorganized 1 July 1975 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 50th Armored Division.
  • Withdrawn 1 May 1989 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System.
  • Reorganized 1 September 1991 to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 50th Armored Division.
  • Reorganized 1 September 1993 to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 42d Infantry Division.
  • Redesignated 1 October 2015 as the 1-114th Infantry Battalion (Air Assault), 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 42nd Infantry Division.

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