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Lineage and Honors Information as of 29 June 2010

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HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT
23d CHEMICAL BATTALION

 

Constituted 27 May 1944 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 23d Chemical Smoke Generator Battalion, and activated in England

Inactivated 12 November 1945 in France

Redesignated 18 January 1949 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 4th Chemical Smoke Generator Battalion, and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 February 1949 at the Army Chemical Center, Edgewood, Maryland

Reorganized and redesignated 4 March 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 4th Chemical Battalion

Inactivated 15 June 1959 in Germany

Redesignated 16 September 1988 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 23d Chemical Battalion, and activated in Korea


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Normandy
                                                        Northern France
                                                        Rhineland
                                                        Ardennes-Alsace
                                                        Central Europe

                                                        Korean War
                                                        UN Defensive
                                                        UN Offensive
                                                        CCF Intervention
                                                        First UN Counteroffensive
                                                        CCF Spring Offensive
                                                        UN Summer-Fall Offensive
                                                        Second Korean Winter
                                                        Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
                                                        Third Korean Winter
                                                        Korea, Summer 1953

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                        Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2007-2008

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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