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Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 Apr 2009

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151st SIGNAL BATTALION

 

Constituted 23 March 1959 in the South Carolina Army National Guard as the 151st Signal Battalion and assigned to the 51st Infantry Division

Organized 1 April 1959 in central South Carolina from existing elements with Headquarters at Columbia

Relieved 1 April 1963 from assignment to the 51st Infantry Division

(Location of Headquarters changed 1 January 1968 to Newberry; on 1 July 1980 to Greenville)

Ordered into active Federal service 10 February 2003 at home stations; released from active Federal service 27 June 2004 and reverted to state control

HOME AREA: Northwestern South Carolina

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

War on Terrorism
Campaigns to be determined
Headquarters Company (Greenville) additionally entitled to:

World War I
Somme Offensive
Ypres-Lys
Flanders 1918

World War II
Northern France
Rhineland

Company A (Greenwood) additionally entitled to:

 

World War II
Naples Foggia
North Apennines
Po Valley

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2003–2004

Company A (Greenwood) additionally entitled to:

French Croix de Guerre with Silver-gilt star, World War II, Streamer embroidered CASSINO

      

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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