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705th Ordnance Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

705th Ordnance Company Lineage

Constituted 12 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 45th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad

Activated 14 August 1943 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Inactivated 2 November 1945 in Germany

Redesignated 22 January 1951 as the 45th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squad and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 16 July 1951 at Raritan Arsenal, New Jersey

Reorganized and redesignated 26 June 1954 as the 45th Ordnance Detachment

Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 1997 as the 705th Ordnance Company

705th Ordnance Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined


Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ 2004

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for AFGHANISTAN 2002-2003

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