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Lineage and Honors Information as of 29 June 2010

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66th MILITARY POLICE COMPANY
(FIGHTIN’ DOUBLE SIX)

 

Constituted 12 February 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 66th Military Police Company

Activated 25 February 1944 in Algeria

Inactivated 10 November 1945 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Allotted 4 June 1954 to the Regular Army

Activated 1 July 1954 at Fort Sheridan, Illinois

Inactivated 5 May 1965 in Vietnam

Activated 29 June 1965 at Fort Hood, Texas

Inactivated 20 March 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 21 June 1977 in Germany


CAMPAIGN PARITICIPATION CREDIT

                                                          World War II
                  Rome-Arno
                  Southern France
                  Rhineland
                  Ardennes-Alsace
                                                                 
                  Vietnam
                  Advisory
                  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

                  Southwest Asia
                  Defense of Saudi Arabia
                  Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
                  Cease-Fire

                  War on Terrorism           
                  Campaigns to be determined


DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2007-2008

Navy Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered SAIGON

Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1994-1995

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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