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519th Military Intelligence Battalion

  • Constituted 1 October 1948 in the Regular Army as 519th Headquarters Intelligence Detachment
  • Activated 15 October 1948 at Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Reorganized and redesignated 10 May 1949 as Headquarters, 519th Military Intelligence Platoon
  • Reorganized and redesignated 11 August 1949 as the 519th Military Intelligence Service Platoon
  • Reorganized and redesignated 21 November 1951 as the 519th Military Intelligence Service Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 31 December 1953 as the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 25 January 1958 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 519th Military Intelligence Battalion
  • (523d Military Intelligence Company [see ANNEX] reorganized and redesignated 15 July 1959 as Company A, 519th Military Intelligence Battalion)
  • ANNEX
  • Constituted 25 September 1950 in the Regular Army as the 523d Military Intelligence Service Platoon
  • Activated 10 October 1950 at Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1952 as the 523d Military Intelligence Service Company
  • Reorganized and redesignated 28 March 1954 as the 523d Military Intelligence Company
  • Inactivated 15 November 1954 in Korea
  • Activated 25 January 1958 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Campaign Participation Credit

  • Vietnam
  • Defense
  • Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • Counteroffensive, Phase III
  • Tet Counteroffensive
  • 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
  • Cease-Fire
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • War on Terrorism
  • Afghanistan:
  • Consolidation III
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Company A additionally entitled to:

  • Korean War
  • First UN Counteroffensive
  • CCF Spring Offensive
  • UN Summer-Fall Offensive
  • Second Korean Winter
  • Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  • Third Korean Winter
  • Korea, Summer 1953

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971-1972
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2007-2008
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2010-2011
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1997
  • Company A additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1952
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953
  • Company C additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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