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Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
509th Signal Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment,
509th Signal Battalion Lineage

Constituted 11 December 1944 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 3906th Signal Service Battalion

Activated 17 January 1945 in France

Inactivated 31 August 1946 in the Ryukyu Islands

Redesignated 27 June 1947 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 509th Signal Service Battalion

Activated 20 July 1947 in Korea

Inactivated 25 January 1949 in Korea

Redesignated 8 January 1952 as Headquarters, 509th Signal Service Battalion, and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 15 February 1952 at Camp San Luis Obispo, California

Reorganized and redesignated 12 March 1953 as Headquarters, 509th Signal Battalion

Inactivated 3 December 1954 at Fort Sheridan, Illinois

Redesignated 1 March 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 509th Signal Battalion

Activated 25 March 1963 at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas

Inactivated 10 January 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 1 December 1976 in Italy

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment,
509th Signal Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland; Central Europe

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for IRAQ 2003


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