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17th Signal Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 January 2002

17th Signal Battalion Lineage

Constituted 1 November 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 17th Signal Operations Battalion

Activated 30 November 1942 at Camp Crowder, Missouri

Inactivated 18 February 1946 at Camp Bowie, Texas

Redesignated 5 July 1950 as the 17th Signal Operation Battalion and activated in Germany

Allotted 15 December 1950 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 20 October 1953 as the 17th Signal Battalion

Inactivated 25 September 1965 in Germany

Activated 16 March 1981 in Germany

17th Signal Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Company C additionally entitled to:

    Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire



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