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304th Military Intelligence Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 December 2004

304th Military Intelligence Battalion Lineage

Constituted 15 April 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 590th Signal Depot Company

Activated 7 June 1944 in North Africa

Inactivated 4 December 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Redesignated 17 March 1948 as the 848th Signal Radio Relay Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

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

Activated 2 April 1948 at Rochester, New York

Inactivated 10 November 1948 at Rochester, New York

Redesignated 11 February 1949 as the 848th Signal Service Company

Activated 10 March 1949 at Fort Myer, Virginia

Ordered into active military service 11 September 1950 at Fort Myer, Virginia

Converted and redesignated 2 October 1950 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 304th Communication Reconnaissance Battalion

Released from active military service 25 June 1955 and reverted to reserve status

Inactivated 18 August 1955 at Fort Myer, Virginia

Redesignated 1 April 1975 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 304th Army Security Agency Battalion, and activated at Houston, Texas

Location changed 27 October 1976 to Pasadena, Texas

Inactivated 15 September 1988 at Pasadena, Texas

Redesignated 1 February 1990 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion; concurrently withdrawn from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army

Headquarters transferred 17 August 1990 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Huachuca, Arizona

304th Military Intelligence Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland

Korean War: CCF Spring Offensive, UN Summer-Fall Offensive, Second Korean Winter, Korea, Summer-Fall 1952, Third Korean Winter, Korea, Summer 1953



Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1951-1953

Army Superior Unit Award for 1990-1991

Army Superior Unit Award for 1999-2000

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered IRON TRIANGLE


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