Constituted 5 May 1942 as the 106th Infantry Division.
Activated 15 March 1943 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Inactivated 2 October 1945 at Camp Shanks, New York.
Activated 1 May 1948 with headquarters at San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Inactivated 12October 1950 at San Juan, Puerto Rico.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Alan W. Jones - Assumed command March 1943
Major General Herbert T. Perrin - Assumed command December 1944
Major General Donald A. Stroh - Assumed command February 1945
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 106th Infantry Division
106th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
81st Engineer Combat Battalion
422nd Infantry Regiment
423rd Infantry Regiment
424th Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
589th Field Artillery Battalion
590th Field Artillery Battalion
591st Field Artillery Battalion
592nd Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
331st Medical Battalion
806th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
106th Signal Company
106th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe