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275th Chemical Platoon

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 January 2008

275th Chemical Platoon Lineage

Constituted 27 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 275th Chemical Service Platoon

Activated 25 November 1944 in New Guinea

Inactivated 28 February 1946 in Japan

Redesignated 14 October 1954 as the 275th Chemical Detachment; concurrently allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 10 December 1954 in Germany

Inactivated 24 June 1957 in Germany

Activated 16 December 1957 in Germany

Inactivated 26 December 1969 in Germany

Activated 31 December 1976 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

Inactivated 15 September 1985 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

Redesignated 23 March 2006 as the 275th Chemical Platoon

Activated 18 October 2007 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

275th Chemical Platoon Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: New Guinea, Luzon (with arrowhead)


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered ASIATIC-PACIFIC THEATER

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

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