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261st Medical Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 16 June 1993

261st Medical Battalion Lineage

Constituted 12 June 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 261st Medical Battalion

Activated 15 June 1942 at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts

Disbanded 28 January 1945 in France

Reconstituted 1 October 1991 in the Regular Army

Activated 16 September 1992 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

261st Medical Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Sicily (with arrowhead); Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Normandy (with arrowhead); Northern France

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for NORMANDY

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for NORMANDY BEACHES


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