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Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 September 2017

51st Chemical Company

  • Constituted 13 January 1941 in the Regular Army as the 1st Chemical Company
  • Activated 3 June 1941 at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland
  • Redesignated 12 March 1942 as the 51st Chemical Impregnating Company
  • Redesignated 20 September 1943 as the 51st Chemical Processing Company
  • Inactivated 27 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation, New York
  • Redesignated 2 July 1952 as the 51st Chemical Smoke Generator Company
  • Activated 17 July 1952 at Fort McClellan, Alabama
  • Reorganized and redesignated 25 November 1953 as the 51st Chemical Company
  • Inactivated 15 June 1959 in Germany
  • Activated 16 March 1985 in Germany

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • Cease-Fire
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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