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Lineage and Honors Information as of 16 May 2012

43d MEDICAL DETACHMENT

  • Constituted 20 March 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 43d Veterinary Detachment
  • Activated 6 July 1944 in China
  • Reorganized and redesignated 16 March 1945 as the 43d Veterinary Animal Service Detachment
  • Inactivated 20 September 1945 in China
  • Redesignated 13 August 1951 as Headquarters, 43d Veterinary Service Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 22 August 1951 at Camp Carson, Colorado
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 January 1953 as Headquarters, 43d Medical Detachment
  • Reorganized and redesignated 3 December 1954 as the 43d Medical Detachment
  • Inactivated 23 February 1967 in France
  • Activated 26 May 1967 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas
  • Inactivated 26 December 1971 in Vietnam
  • Activated 1 October 1993 at Fort Hood, Texas

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • World War II
  • China Defensive
  • China Offensive
  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969
  • Winter-Spring 1970
  • Sanctuary Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VII
  • Consolidation I
  • Consolidation II
  • War on Terrorism
  •    Iraq:
  • Iraqi Surge
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

DECORATIONS

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2007-2008

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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