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Lineage and Honors Information As of 13 Nov 2009

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196th PUBLIC AFFAIRS DETACHMENT

 

Organized and Federally recognized 1 February 1972 in the Ohio Army National Guard at Worthington as the 196th Public Information Detachment

Redesignated 1 September 1977 as the 196th Public Affairs Detachment

Location changed in 1988 to Columbus

Ordered into active Federal service 11 February 1998 at Columbus; released from active Federal service 8 November 1998 and reverted to state control

Ordered into active Federal service 2 January 2004 at Columbus; released from active Federal service 7 March 2005 and reverted to state control

HOME STATION: Columbus

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                War on Terrorism
                Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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