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301st Signal Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 March 2004

301st Signal Company Lineage

Constituted 8 January 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 196th Signal Photographic Company

Elements activated January–May 1943 at Fort Benning, Georgia; Camp Young, California; and Fort Ord, California

Inactivated 2 November 1945 at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma

Redesignated 11 April 1947 as the 301st Signal Photographic Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

Activated 28 April 1947 at Chicago, Illinois

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1954 as the Army Reserve)

Ordered into active military service 11 September 1950 at Chicago, Illinois

Redesignated 23 February 1953 as the 301st Signal Company

Released from active military service 20 July 1954 and reverted to reserve status

Inactivated 1 November 1954 at Chicago, Illinois

Activated 1 June 1959 at Peoria, Illinois

Ordered into active military service 1 October 1961 at Peoria, Illinois; released from active military service 14 August 1962 and reverted to reserve status

Inactivated 31 January 1968 at Peoria, Illinois

Activated 31 July 1978 at Lawrenceville, Virginia

Location changed 1 December 1989 to Fort Pickett, Virginia

301st Signal Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II-EAME: Sicily (with arrowhead); Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for ITALY

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