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Civil Affairs

Lineage and Honors Information as of 28 June 2017

448th Civil Affairs Battalion

    • Constituted 13 November 1950 in the Organized Reserve Corps as the 448th Military Government Company
    • Activated 15 November at Bellingham, Washington
    • (Organized Reserve Corps redesigned 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
    • Reorganized and redesignated 13 August 1956 as the 448th Civil Affairs and Military Government Company
    • Redesignated 10 December 1959 as the 448th Civil Affairs Company
    • Location changed in 1983 to Fort Lewis, Washington
    • Reorganized and redesignated 16 September 1992 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 448th Civil Affairs Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
    • (Element ordered into active military service 7 January 2002 at Fort Lewis, Washington; released from active military service 3 October 2002 and reverted to reserve status)
    • (Element ordered into active military service 22 September 2004 at Fort Lewis, Washington; released from active military service 17 June 2004 and reverted to reserve status)
    • Battalion ordered into active military service 11 August 2004-15 December 2005 at Fort Lewis, Washington; released from active military service 10 August 2005-12 June 2007 and reverted to reserve status
    • (Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment reorganized and redesignated 16 September 2005 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company)
    • (Element of Company B ordered into active military service 1 August 2007 at Fort Lewis, Washington; released from active military service 3 September 2008 and reverted to reserve status)
    • Ordered into active military service 15 July-10 September 2008 at Fort Lewis, Washington; released from active military service 18 August-14 October 2009 and reverted to reserve status
    • (Company A, Company B, and additional elements ordered into active military service 17 March-4 August 2012 at Fort Lewis, Washington; released from active military service 20 April-7 September 2013 and reverted to reserve status)
    • Location changed 3 December 2012 to Clackamas, Oregon

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Global War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Surge
  • Iraqi Sovereignty
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009
  • Company B additionally entitled to:
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered NINEVEH PROVINCE 2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ MAY 2005-JAN 2006

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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