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9th Psychological Operations Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 July 2006

9th Psychological Operations Battalion Lineage

Constituted 14 April 1952 in the Regular Army as the 9th Loudspeaker and Leaflet Company, Army 

Activated 26 April 1952 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Reorganized and redesignated 27 May 1953 as the 9th Loudspeaker and Leaflet Company

Inactivated 25 September 1953 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Redesignated 22 March 1963 as the 9th Psychological Warfare Company

Activated 1 April 1963 in the Panama Canal Zone

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1967 as the 9th Psychological Operations Battalion

Inactivated 31 December 1974 in the Panama Canal Zone

Activated 15 April 1985 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 16 March 1990 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 9th Psychological Operations Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 16 November 1995 as Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Company, 9th Psychological Operations Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated with personnel from provisional units)

9th Psychological Operations Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

 

Decorations

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

Company B additionally entitled to:

Army Superior Unit Award for 1995-1996

Company C additionally entitled to:

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for IRAQ 2003

 


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