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43d Chemical Platoon

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 December 2007

43d Chemical Platoon Lineage

Constituted 11 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 43d Chemical Laboratory Company

Activated 26 August 1942 at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland

Reorganized and redesignated 15 September 1943 as the 43d Chemical Laboratory

Inactivated 15 March 1946 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Redesignated 10 October 1950 as the 43d Chemical Laboratory Detachment

Allotted 16 October 1950 to the Regular Army

Activated 19 October 1950 in Japan

Reorganized and redesignated 21 January 1955 as the 43d Chemical Detachment

Inactivated 24 June 1958 in Japan

Activated 8 September 1959 at Fort McClellan, Alabama

Inactivated 10 December 1970 in Vietnam

Activated 21 August 1978 in Germany

Inactivated 20 September 1979 in Germany

Activated 16 September 1982 in Germany

Inactivated 15 September 1991 in Germany

Redesignated 15 May 2006 as the 43d Chemical Platoon

Activated 16 October 2007 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

43d Chemical Platoon Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription

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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC THEATER 1944-1945

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC AREA 1952-1953

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969

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