History of the 1st Cavalry Division (AM) LRRP/RANGER Formation
H/75 RGR E/52 LRP 1st CAV LRRP
75th Infantry crest 52nd Infantry crest 
               1st Cav. Division LRRP crest


A LRRP Detachment was formed in 1967 and placed OPCON to G2 with logistics provided by the 191st MI. In June 1967, the LRRP Detachment became part of HHC 1st Cavalry Division. In January 1968, the LRRP Detachment was re-designated as Company E (LRP), 75th Infantry, 52nd Infantry (Abn). On February 1, 1969 the unit was re-designated as Company H (Ranger), 75th Infantry (Abn). During mid 1971 for a two-month period, Company H was known as HHC Det. 10 (Ranger).

The Lineage of Company H is now being carried by the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.



UNIT AWARDS presented to the 1ST CAV LRRP/RANGERS for service in the REPUBLIC of VIETNAM
LRRP Detachment, 191st MI - RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm
HHC (LRRP), 1st Cav Div - RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm
Company E (LRP) 52nd Infantry (Abn) - RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm
3 Campaign Stars (stars worn on Vietnam Service Medal)

Company H (Ranger) 75th Infantry (Abn) - Valorous Unit Award (III Corps 1969)
Valorous Unit Award (Fish Hook) 2nd Award
Valorous Unit Award (III Corps 1971) 3rd Award
Meritorious Unit Commendation (1969)
Meritorious Unit Commendation (1969-1970) 2nd Award
09 Campaign Stars (stars worn on Vietnam Service Medal)
RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm (1969)
RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm (1969-1970) 3rd Award
RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm (1971-1972) 4th Award
RVN Civil Action Honor Medal ast Class (1969-1970)

Additionally, 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION was presented with the following UNIT AWARDS for service in VIETNAM which may be worn by the members of the LRRP/RANGERS

Distinguished Unit Citation
RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm
RVN Civil Action Honor Medal 1st Class


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