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552d Military Police Company
(Peace Keepers)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 July 2001

552d Military Police Company Lineage

Constituted 12 June 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 552d Military Police Escort Guard Company

Activated 25 June 1943 at Fort Custer, Michigan

Inactivated 13 April 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Allotted 27 September 1951 to the Regular Army

Activated 28 October 1951 in Korea

Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1953 as the 552d Military Police Company

Inactivated 25 April 1954 in Korea

Activated 20 June 1961 in France

Inactivated 28 April 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 1 October 1976 in Korea

552d Military Police Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II - EAME: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

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

Vietnam: 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; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire


Meritorious Unit Commendation for KOREA

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1950-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1952-1953

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1970

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1969-1970

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