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141st Signal Battalion
(The Communicators)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 February 2003

141st Signal Battalion Lineage

Constituted 1 June 1940 in the Regular Army as the 7th Signal Troop and activated at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Reorganized and redesignated 15 July 1940 as the 47th Signal Company and assigned to the 1st Armored Division

Redesignated 7 August 1941 as the 141st Signal Armored Company

Redesignated 1 January 1942 as the 141st Armored Signal Company

Inactivated 26 April 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Activated 7 March 1951 at Fort Hood, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 15 February 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 141st Signal Battalion (organic elements constituted 11 February 1957 and activated 15 February 1957 at Fort Polk, Louisiana)

Inactivated 23 December 1957 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

(Company A activated 24 September 1960 at Fort Hood, Texas)

Activated (less Company A) 3 February 1962 at Fort Hood, Texas

141st Signal Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead); Tunisia; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley

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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

Army Superior Unit Award for 1995-1996

Company B additionally entitled to:

    Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ-KUWAIT

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