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18th Ordnance Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 3 May 2006

18th Ordnance Company Lineage

Constituted 12 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 18th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad

Activated 14 August 1943 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Inactivated 5 November 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Allotted 24 May 1949 to the Regular Army

Activated 7 June 1949 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Reorganized and redesignated 20 December 1959 as the 18th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squad

Reorganized and redesignated 24 June 1955 as the 18th Ordnance Detachment

Inactivated 24 June 1958 in Japan

Activated 23 March 1959 at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

Inactivated 25 October 1963 in Germany

Activated 6 April 1965 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Inactivated 20 July 1966 in Vietnam

Activated 22 December 1967 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 1997 as the 18th Ordnance Company

18th Ordnance Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II

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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

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