CMH Home
Lineage And Honors Information

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
160th Signal Brigade
(Voice of the Desert)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 August 2006

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
160th Signal Brigade Lineage

Constituted 6 March 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 3160th Signal Service Battalion and activated in France

Inactivated 20 June 1947 in Germany

Redesignated 3 December 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 160th Signal Group, and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 28 January 1955 in Germany

Inactivated 1 October 1961 in Germany

Activated 25 March 1963 at Fort Hood, Texas

Inactivated 3 June 1972 at Oakland, California

Activated 1 July 1974 in Germany

Redesignated 1 October 1979 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 160th Signal Brigade

Inactivated 22 August 1991 in Germany

Activated 16 October 2003 in Kuwait

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
160th Signal Brigade Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland; Central Europe

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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2004-2005

Return to Branch Index