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842d Signal Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 10 December 2008

842d Signal Company Lineage

Constituted 16 September 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 842d Signal Service Company

Activated 15 October 1942 at Camp Beale, California

Inactivated 10 February 1946 in the Ryukyus Islands

Allotted 21 April 1947 to the Organized Reserves

Activated 3 May 1947 at Charlotte, North Carolina

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

Reorganized and redesignated 10 November 1948 as the 842d Signal Operations Company

Location changed 1 October 1950 to Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Inactivated 1 August 1951 at Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Redesignated 30 March 1955 as the 842d Signal Company

Activated 31 March 1955 at Lakeland, Florida

Location changed 1 November 1956 to Winter Haven, Florida; on 1 October 1957 to Gainesville, Florida

Inactivated 7 July 1959 at Gainesville, Florida

Activated 15 March 1972 at Jacksonville, Florida

Location changed 1 July 1972 to Pensacola, Florida; on 1 April 1997 to Milton, Florida

Ordered into active military service 23 September 2005 at Milton, Florida; released from active military service 22 March 2007 and reverted to reserve status

842d Signal Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II-AP: Bismarck Archipelago; Ryukyus

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006

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