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581st Signal Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 July 2006

581st Signal Company Lineage

Constituted 13 January 1941 in the Regular Army as the 3d Signal Repair Company

Redesignated 28 May 1941 as the 177th Signal Repair Company

Activated 1 June 1941 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 25 June 1946 in Germany

Redesignated 29 December 1948 as the 581st Signal Radio Relay Company

Activated 25 January 1949 at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Inactivated 12 March 1953 in Korea

Redesignated 15 July 1954 as the 581st Signal Company and activated at Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Inactivated 1 May 1957 at Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Activated 15 November 1957 in Germany

Inactivated 25 June 1958 in Germany

Activated 15 March 1960 in Korea

Inactivated 15 December 1962 in Korea

Activated 25 June 1964 at Fort McPherson, Georgia

Inactivated 15 September 1964 at Fort McPherson, Georgia

Activated 25 April 1965 in Vietnam

Inactivated 1 August 1966 in Vietnam

Activated 4 May 1973 in Germany

Inactivated 15 September 1993 in Germany

Activated 16 October 2005 in Kuwait

581st Signal Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Southern France (with arrowhead); Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

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

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1950-1951

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1951-1952

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1952-1953

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1965-1966


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