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Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
97th Military Police Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 June 2006

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
97th Military Police Battalion Lineage

Constituted 8 June 1945 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 97th Military Police Battalion

Activated 13 June 1945 in France

Inactivated 12 November 1945 in France

Allotted 27 September 1951 to the Regular Army

Activated 28 October 1951 in Korea

Inactivated 20 March 1953 in Korea

Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 30 April 1972 at Oakland, California

Redesignated 16 June 1989 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, and activated in Germany

Inactivated 15 August 1994 in Germany

Redesignated 17 October 2005 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 97th Military Police Battalion, and activated at Fort Riley, Kansas

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
97th Military Police Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Korean War: UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter

Vietnam: 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

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967-1968

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1950-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1952-1953

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1966-1972


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