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297th Military Intelligence Battalion

  • Constituted 21 November 1962 in the Army Reserve as the 297th Army Security Agency Company
  • Activated 1 March 1963 at Atlanta, Georgia
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1966 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 297th Army Security Agency Battalion
  • Inactivated 31 January 1968 at Atlanta, Georgia
  • Redesignated 1 February 1990 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 297th Military Intelligence Battalion; concurrently withdrawn from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Redesignated 17 October 1991 as Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Company, 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, and activated at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined


  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2004-2005
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2008-2009

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Chief of Military History

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