Constituted 18 July 1917 as the 37th Division.
Organized 26 August 1917 at Camp Sheridan, Alabama.
Inactivated 23 June 1919 at Camp Sherman, Ohio.
Activated 31 May 1923 with headquarters at Columbus, Ohio.
Ordered into federal service 15 October 1940 at Columbus. Ohio.
Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1942 as the 37th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 16 December 1945 at Camp Anza, California.
Activated 11 November 1946 with headquarters at Columbus, Ohio.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Robert S. Beightler - Assumed command October 1940
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 37th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 37th Infantry Division
37th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
112th Engineer Combat Battalion
129th Infantry Regiment
145th Infantry Regiment
148th Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
6th Field Artillery Battalion
135th Field Artillery Battalion
136th Field Artillery Battalion
140th Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
112th Medical Battalion
737th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
37th Signal Company
37th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Northern Solomons, Luzon (with arrowhead)