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1888th Medical Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 June 2001

1888th Medical Detachment Lineage

Constituted 23 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 606th Medical Hospital Ship Platoon, Separate

Activated 26 April 1943 at the New Orleans Port of Embarkation, Louisiana

Inactivated 6 October 1945 at the San Francisco Port of Embarkation, California

Redesignated 19 March 1948 as the 888th Medical Hospital Ship Platoon, Separate and allotted to the Organized Reserves

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Activated 8 April 1948 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Inactivated 18 January 1950 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Redesignated 14 July 1992 as the 1888th Medical Detachment

Activated 16 September 1993 at Seattle, Washington

1888th Medical Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II-EAME: Rhineland



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