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147th Medical Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 29 May 1996

147th Medical Battalion Lineage

Constituted 4 January 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 47th Medical Depot Company

Activated 21 February 1944 at Camp Swift, Texas

Inactivated 14 November 1945 at Camp Butner, North Carolina

Redesignated 6 December 1967 as the 47th Medical Depot and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 21 February 1968 at Forest Park, Georgia

Reorganized and redesignated 16 September 1979 as the 47th Medical Unit

Reorganized and redesignated 16 January 1993 as the 147th Medical Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

147th Medical Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland; Central Europe

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

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