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340th Chemical Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 30 July 2003

340th Chemical Company Lineage

Constituted 1 January 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 124th Chemical Impregnating Company

Activated 1 February 1943 at Camp Sibert, Alabama

Reorganized and redesignated 20 September 1943 as the 124th Chemical Processing Company

Inactivated 10 February 1946 in Japan

Redesignated 4 September 1947 as the 340th Chemical Processing Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

Activated 16 September 1947 at Boston, Massachusetts

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

Location changed 1 May 1950 to Hartford, Connecticut; on 8 May 1950 to Willamantic, Connecticut

Inactivated 10 May 1954 at Willamantic, Connecticut

Redesignated 12 January 1956 as the 340th Chemical Company

Activated 16 February 1956 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Inactivated 11 May 1959 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Activated 16 October 1985 at Houston, Texas

Ordered into active military service 21 November 1990 at Houston, Texas; released from active military service 5 May 1991 and reverted to reserve status

340th Chemical Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II - AP: Northern Solomons

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire



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