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720th Ordnance Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 October 2007

720th Ordnance Company Lineage

Constituted 12 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 20th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad

Activated 14 August 1943 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Inactivated 31 October 1945 in Germany

Redesignated 26 October 1949 as the 20th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squad

Activated 1 December 1949 in Germany

Allotted 10 March 1952 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 20 May 1955 as the 20th Ordnance Detachment

Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 1998 as the 720th Ordnance Company

720th Ordnance Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

War on Terrorism: Afghanistan


Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2001-2002

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