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587th Signal Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 June 2009

587th Signal Company Lineage

Constituted 22 February 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 587th Signal Depot Company

Activated 30 March 1944 at Camp Pickett, Virginia

Inactivated 20 January 1946 in the Philippine Islands

Redesignated 23 March 1966 as the 587th Signal Company and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort Irwin, California

Inactivated 15 December 1970 in Vietnam

Activated 1 July 1974 in Germany

587th Signal Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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


Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2002-2003

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1970

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