The 31st Infantry Association


The 31st Infantry Association


Duty Stations

The RegimentLocationDates
Fort William McKinley Rizal, PhilippinesAug 1916-Jul 1917
Fort Mills (Corregidor, Philippines)Jul 1917-Sep 1917
Fort William McKinley(Rizal, Philippines)Sep 1917-Aug 1918
CombatSiberiaAug 1918- Dec 1920
Fort William McKinley (Rizal, Philippines)Dec 1920-Feb 1932
Cuartel de Espana and Estado Mayor (Manila, Philippines)Dec 1920-Feb 1932
International SettlementShanghai, ChinaFeb 1932-Jul 1932
Cuartel de Espana and Estado Mayor (Manila, Philippines)Jul 1932-Dec 1941
CombatPhilippinesDec 1941-Apr 1942
Camp Sobingo Seoul, KoreaJan 1946-Dec 1948
Camp Crawford Sapporo, JapanDec 1948-Sep 1950
Combat KoreaSep 1950-Jul 1953
Camp CaseyTongduchon, KoreaJul 1953-Jul 1957

Regiment converted to Battle GroupsUnitLocationDates
1st Battle Group 31st Infantry7th Inf DivisionKoreaJul 1957-Jul 1963
2d Battle Group 31st InfantryAviation SchoolFt. Rucker, ALMar 1958-Jul 1963
3d Battle Group 31st Infantry63d Inf DivisionLos Angeles, CAMay 1959-Oct 1963
5th Battle Group, 31st Infantry (2nd Battle Group Redesignated as 5th)Aviation SchoolFort Rucker, AlabamaJul 1963-May 1964

Successor BattalionsLocation Years
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry ( formed from 1st Battle Group )Korea (7th Infantry Division)Jul 1963-Apr 1971
Korea (2nd Infantry Division)Apr 1971-1987
2nd Battalion, 31st Infantry ( formed from 1st Battle GroupKorea (7th Infantry Division)
Jul 1963-Apr 1971
Fort Ord, California (7th Infantry Division) Oct 1974 –Oct 1985
3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry (USAR—formed from 3rd Battle Group) Playa Del Ray, California (63rd Infantry Division) Oct 1963-Dec 1965
4th Battalion, 31st InfantryFort Devens, Massachusetts (196th Light Infantry Brigade)
Vietnam (196th Light Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division) Aug 1966- Oct 1971
Fort Sill, Oklahoma (Field Artillery School)
Jan 1972-Jul 1995
Fort Drum, New York (10th Mountain Division) Apr 1996-Present,
including rotations to the following overseas tours:
Bosnia (Battalion , less B Company)Sep-Dec 1999
Bosnia (B Company) Sep 1999-Mar 2000
Uzbekistan and Afghanistan (Battalion less B Company)Sep 2001-Apr 2002
Qatar and Kuwait (B Company)Sep 2001-Apr 2002
Afghanistan (A Company)May-Dec 2003
Djibouti (C Company and Mortar Platoon)May-Dec 2003
Iraq (B Company)May 2003-Apr 2004
Iraq (Battalion) Jun 2004-Jul 2005
Iraq (Battalion)Aug 2006-Nov 2007
Iraq (Battalion) Aug 2010-Aug 2011
5th Battalion, 31st Infantry (formed from 5th Battle Group) Fort Rucker, Alabama (Aviation School) May 1964-Jun 1967
Fort Benning, Georgia (197th Infantry Brigade)Jun 1967-Jul 1971
6th Battalion, 31st InfantryFort Lewis, Washington (Sixth Army) Nov 1967-Apr 1968
Vietnam (9th Infantry Division) Apr 1968-Oct 1970
Fort Ord, California (7th Infantry Division) Nov 1975-May 1981
Fort Irwin, California (National Training Center) May 1981-Jan 1988