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98th Signal Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 October 2008

98th Signal Battalion Lineage

Constituted 3 November 1941 in the Regular Army as the 98th Signal Battalion

Activated 15 June 1942 at Camp Crowder, Missouri

Inactivated 31 May 1946 in Japan

Redesignated 12 January 1948 as the 98th Signal Operations Battalion; concurrently withdrawn from the Regular Army and allotted to the Organized Reserves

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Redesignated 23 March 1956 as the 98th Signal Battalion

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 98th Signal Battalion, activated 24 May 1956 at East Orange, New Jersey

Location changed 19 February 1957 to Montclair, New Jersey

Inactivated 1 June 1959 at Montclair, New Jersey

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 98th Signal Battalion, redesignated 31 January 1968 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 98th Signal Battalion, and activated at Rochester, New York

Location changed 1 July 1968 to Webster, New York

Inactivated 17 June 1990 at Webster, New York

Battalion activated 18 September 2008 with Headquarters at Mesa, Arizona (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

98th Signal Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon, Southern Philippines


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC THEATER

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

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