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519th Military Intelligence Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 December 1996

519th Military Intelligence Battalion Lineage

Constituted 1 October 1948 in the Regular Army as the 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)

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

519th Military Intelligence Battalion Honors

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

Armed Forces Expeditions: Panama

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

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) for VIETNAM 1968-1969

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1970

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1971-1972

Company A additionally entitled to:

    Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA

    Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1950-1952

    Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1952-1953

Company C additionally entitled to:

    Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967


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