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Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 Mar 2010

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558th SIGNAL COMPANY

 

Constituted 29 July 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Company A, 302d Signal Battalion

Redesignated 8 December 1942 as Company A, 302d Signal Operation Battalion

Ordered into active military service 23 February 1943 at Camp Swift, Texas

Inactivated 1 June 1946 in Germany

Redesignated 8 January 1947 as Company A, 302d Signal Heavy Construction Battalion

Activated 17 January 1947 at Louisville, Kentucky

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Location changed 31 December 1948 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Inactivated 5 September 1950 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Redesignated 16 April 1951 as Company A, 302d Signal Aviation Construction Battalion

Activated 18 April 1951 at Frederick, Maryland

Reorganized and redesignated 10 April 1952 as Company A, 302d Signal Construction Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 28 October 1953 as Company A, 302d Signal Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 25 May 1959 as the 558th Signal Company

Ordered into active military service 15 October 1961 at Frederick, Maryland; released from active military service 6 August 1962 and reverted to reserve status

Location changed 15 April 1997 to Kings Mills, Ohio

Ordered into active military service 15 September 2005 at Kings Mills, Ohio; released from active military service 5 December 2006 and reverted to reserve status

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Normandy
                                                        Northern France
                                                        Rhineland
                                                        Central Europe

 

DECORATIONS

None
                                                                                   

       

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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