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96th Civil Affairs Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 April 2006

96th Civil Affairs Battalion Lineage

Constituted 25 August 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 96th Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Military Government Group

Activated 26 August 1945 at the Presidio of Monterey, California

Inactivated 25 January 1949 in Korea

Redesignated 10 May 1967 as the 96th Civil Affairs Group and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 25 August 1967 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Reorganized and redesignated 26 November 1971 as the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion

96th Civil Affairs Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Armed Forces Expeditions: Grenada; Panama

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

Army Superior Unit Award for 1998-1999


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