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Lineages and Honors Information
Hospitals

Lineage and Honors Information as of 28 June 2017

47th Combat Support Hospital

    • Constituted 21 December 1928 in the Regular Army as the 47th Surgical Hospital
    • Redesignated 31 May 1943 as the 47th Portable Surgical Hospital
    • Activated 7 June 1943 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
    • Inactivated 3 November 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey
    • Redesignated 24 November 1952 as the 47th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
    • Activated 2 February 1953 in Korea
    • Reorganized and redesignated 25 March 1953 as the 47th Surgical Hospital
    • Inactivated 15 November 1957 at Fort Riley, Kansas
    • Activated 10 January 1968 at Fort Lewis, Washington
    • Reorganized and redesignated 21 May 1973 as the 47th Combat Support Hospital

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • China Defensive
  • China Offensive
  • Korean War
  • Third Korean Winter
  • Korea, Summer 1953
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • Cease-Fire
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1953
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009-2010

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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