Few regiments in the history of the United States have received seven (7) awards for distinguished performance on the battlefield. The 501 PIR received the following:
Two (2) American Distinguished Unit
Citations for operations in Normandy and Bastogne.
The French Croix de Guerre with Palm for operations in Normandy.
Two (2) Belgian Croix de Guerre and one (1) Belgian Fourragere for operations at Bastogne
Netherlands Orange Lanyard for operations in The Netherlands