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344th Military Police Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 September 2008

344th Military Police Company Lineage

Constituted 21 June 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 344th Military Police Escort Guard Company

Activated 20 August 1942 at Fort Amador, Canal Zone

Inactivated 1 April 1943 at Fort Amador, Canal Zone

Allotted 28 April 1947 to the Organized Reserves

Activated 15 May 1947 at Hartford, Connecticut

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Location changed 8 December 1949 to New Haven, Connecticut; changed 27 June 1950 to Jewett City, Connecticut

Reorganized and redesignated 13 March 1953 as the 344th Military Police Company

Location changed 10 February 1963 to Hamden, Connecticut; changed on 30 September 1976 to New Haven, Connecticut

Ordered into active military service 15 November 1990 at New Haven, Connecticut; released from active military service 8 May 1991 and reverted to reserve status

Ordered into active military service 7 October 2002 at New Haven, Connecticut; released from active military service 6 October 2003 and reverted to reserve status

344th Military Police Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: American Theater, Streamer without inscription

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

Decorations

None


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