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6th Medical Center

Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 December 1999

6th Medical Center Lineage

Constituted 23 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 6th Convalescent Hospital

Activated 25 May 1943 at Camp Ellis, Illinois

Inactivated 4 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation

Redesignated 29 November 1954 as the 6th Convalescent Center and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 17 January 1955 in Germany

Inactivated 20 September 1958 in Germany

Activated 29 November 1965 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Inactivated 30 October 1971 in Vietnam

Redesignated 16 November 1994 as the 6th Medical Center and activated at Fort Detrick, Maryland

6th Medical Center Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Vietnam: Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1969-1970

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