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6th Psychological Operations Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 5 July 2006

6th Psychological Operations Battalion Lineage

Constituted 20 October 1965 in the Regular Army as the 6th Psychological Operations Battalion

Activated 1 November 1965 in Vietnam

Inactivated 30 June 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 13 September 1972 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 16 March 1990 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 6th Psychological Operations Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 16 November 1995 as Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Company, 6th Psychological Operations Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated with personnel from provisional units)

6th Psychological Operations Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire

 

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967-1968

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

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1967-1970


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