Honors

From 1941 to 1945, the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment earned the following honors:

Campaigns
  • Normandy (with arrowhead for parachute assault)
  • Rhineland (with arrowhead for parachute assault)
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations
  • Distinguished Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
  • Distinguished Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BASTOGNE
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
  • Netherlands Orange Lanyard
  • Belgian Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm, Streamer embroidered BASTOGNE; cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at BASTOGNE
  • Belgian Fourragere 1940, Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in FRANCE AND BELGIUM
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