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69th Chemical Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 May 1997

69th Chemical Company Lineage

Constituted 16 May 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 69th Chemical Smoke Generator Company

Activated 20 June 1942 at Camp Haan, California

Inactivated 26 November 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Allotted 15 December 1948 to the Regular Army

Activated 13 January 1949 at the Army Chemical Center, Maryland

Reorganized and redesignated 4 March 1954 as the 69th Chemical Company

Inactivated 20 December 1969 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Assigned 21 September 1979 to the 1st Armored Division and activated in Germany

Inactivated 15 November 1991 in Germany

Activated 16 February 1997 in Germany

69th Chemical Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II - EAME: Tunisia; Sicily; Rome-Arno; Southern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring 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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1950-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1952-1953

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