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706th Ordnance Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 5 July 2006

706th Ordnance Company Lineage

Constituted 30 January 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 6th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad, Separate

Activated 19 February 1943 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Reorganized and redesignated 20 August 1943 as the 6th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad

Inactivated 2 November 1945 in Germany

Activated 19 January 1948 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 21 November 1949 as the 6th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squad

Reorganized and redesignated 11 October 1954 as the 6th Ordnance Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Inactivated 27 July 1955 in Austria

Activated 9 November 1955 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Inactivated 20 December 1957 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Activated 25 March 1959 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii

Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 1997 as the 706th Ordnance Company

706th Ordnance Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Central Europe

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for AFGHANISTAN 2004

Army Superior Unit Award for 1992

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