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551st Signal Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 October 2001

551st Signal Battalion Lineage

Constituted 10 December 1941 in the Army of the United States as the 551st Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion, Separate

Activated 15 December 1941 at Fort Dix, New Jersey

Redesignated 12 December 1942 as the 551st Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

Inactivated 1 February 1946 in the Philippine Islands

Redesignated 23 September 1986 as the 551st Signal Battalion and allotted to the Regular Army; Headquarters concurrently transferred to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Gordon, Georgia

551st Signal Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Northern Solomons; Leyte; Southern Philippines


Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Company A additionally entitled to:

    Army Superior Unit Award for 1999-2000

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