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Lineage and Honors Information as of 22 Jan 2010

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169th SIGNAL COMPANY

 

Constituted 31 December 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 24th Signal Construction Battalion

Activated 21 February 1944 at Camp Swift, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 27 March 1944 as the 24th Signal Light Construction Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 26 June 1944 as the 24th Signal Heavy Construction Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 5 June 1946 as the 169th Signal Heavy Construction Company

Allotted 3 January 1949 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 22 July 1949 as the 169th Signal Construction Company

Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1953 as the 169th Signal Company

Inactivated 22 March 1965 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

Activated 25 September 1965 in Germany

Inactivated 13 November 1967 in Germany

Activated 1 July 1974 in Korea

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Rhineland                                                                                                                Ardennes-Alsace
                                                        Central Europe

 

                                                        DECORATIONS
            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2007

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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