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8th Psychological Operations Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 July 2006

8th Psychological Operations Battalion Lineage

Constituted 7 November 1967 in the Regular Army as the 8th Psychological Operations Battalion

Activated 1 December 1967 in Vietnam

Inactivated 27 June 1971 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Activated 13 September 1972 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 16 March 1990 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Psychological Operations Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 16 November 1995 as Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Company, 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated with personnel from provisional units)

8th Psychological Operations Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Vietnam: 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

 

Decorations

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 1967-1971


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