1916 - Constituted 1 July as 36th Infantry, Regular Army; organized 27 July at Brownsville, TX
1918 - Assigned 5 July to 12th Division
1919 - Relieved 31 January from assignment to 12th Division.
1921 - Inactivated 12 October at Fort Jay, NY.
1923 - Assigned 24 March to 9th Division.
1940 - Relieved 1 August from assignment to 9th Division.
1941 - Activated 15 April at Camp Beauregard, LA as 36th Infantry (Armored), an element of 3d Armored Division.
1942 - Redesignated 1 January as 36th Armored Infantry.
1945 - Inactivated 10 November in Germany.
1947 - Broken up 7 July and redesignated as elements of the 3d Armored Division as follows: 1st Battalion formed 36th Armored Infantry Battalion; 2d Battalion formed 37th Armored Infantry Battalion; 3d Battalion formed 13th Armored Infantry Battalion; and Battalions activated 15 July at Fort Knox, KY
1957 The 36th, 37th, and 13th Armored Infantry Battalions relieved 1 October from assignment to 3d Armored Division, consolidated to form 36th Infantry, a parent regiment under CARS.
World War II
Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SIEGFRIED LINE (1st Battalion, 36th Armored Infantry cited)
Belgian Fourragere 1940 (36th Armored Infantry cited)
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in Belgium (36th Armored Infantry cited)
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes (36th Armored Infantry cited)