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47th Combat Support Hospital

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 March 1998

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

47th Combat Support Hospital

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: China Defensive

Korean War: Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

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