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Military Intelligence

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 March 2018

524th Military Intelligence Battalion

    • Constituted 24 September 1950 in the Regular Army as the 524th Technical Intelligence Coordinator Detachment
    • Activated 10 October 1940 at Fort Riley, Kansas
    • Inactivated 1 December 1951 in Korea
    • Redesignated 22 June 1965 as the 524th Military Intelligence Corps Detachment
    • Activated 1 July 1965 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
    • Redesignated 15 October 1966 as the 524th Military Intelligence Detachment
    • Inactivated 26 November 1970 in Vietnam
    • Redesignated 16 June 1982 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 524th Military Intelligence Battalion, and activated in Korea
    • (Organic elements constituted 16 October 1988; Company A concurrently activated in Korea)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • Korean War
  • CCF Intervention
  • First UN Counteroffensive
  • CCF Spring Offensive
  • UN Summer-Fall Offensive
  • Second Korean Winter
  • Vietnam
  • Defense
  • Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • Counteroffensive, Phase III
  • Tet Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969
  • Winter-Spring 1970

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1986-1988
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2012-2013

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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