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17th Ordnance Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 June 2006

17th Ordnance Company Lineage

Constituted 19 August 1941 in the Regular Army as the 17th Ordnance Company and activated in the Philippines

Surrendered 9 April 1942 to the Japanese 14th Army

Inactivated 2 April 1946 in the Philippines

Redesignated 24 July 1946 as the 17th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Company

Activated 1 August 1946 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Reorganized and redesignated 31 January 1950 as the 17th Ordnance Medium Maintenance Company

Reorganized and redesignated 25 January 1953 as the 17th Ordnance Company

Inactivated 13 May 1955 in Korea

Activated 10 April 1956 in the Canal Zone

Inactivated 15 March 1958 in the Canal Zone

Activated 17 November 1958 at Sandia Base, New Mexico

Inactivated 19 December 1972 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Activated 20 September 1992 in Korea

17th Ordnance Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Philippine Islands

Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for LUZON 1941-1942

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for BATAAN

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DEFENSE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1950-1951

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1951-1952

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1953

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 7 DECEMBER 1941 TO 10 MAY 1942

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