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21st Chemical Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 22 August 2008

21st Chemical Company Lineage

Constituted 3 March 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 21st Chemical Company

Activated 30 March 1942 at Camp Bowie, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 12 December 1943 as the 21st Chemical Decontamination Company

Inactivated 22 April 1946 in Germany

Activated 25 July 1950 at the Army Chemical Center, Maryland

Allotted 25 October 1951 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 21st Chemical Company

Inactivated 20 December 1966 at Fort McClellan, Alabama

Assigned 16 September 1979 to the 82d Airborne Division and activated at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

21st Chemical Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Korean War: CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter, Korea Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA JAN-JUN 1952

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA JUL-DEC 1952

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA JAN-JUN 1953

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA JUL-DEC 1953

Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1994

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1954


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