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Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 Dec 2009

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62d SIGNAL BATTALION

 

Constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 62d Signal Battalion

Activated 13 October 1939 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Redesignated 25 September 1949 as the 62d Signal Battalion, Corps

Inactivated 26 June 1950 in Japan

Redesignated 1 March 1963 as the 62d Signal Battalion

Activated 26 March 1963 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

 Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 62d Signal Battalion, converted and redesignated 25 April 1966 as Headquarters and Main Support Company, 62d Maintenance Battalion

 Inactivated 4 October 1972 at Oakland Army Base, California

 Converted and redesignated 1 January 1998 as the 62d Signal Battalion  

 Activated 17 October 2009 at Fort Hood, Texas

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Tunisia
                                                        Rome-Arno
                                                        North Apennines
                                                        Po Valley

                                        
                                                        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), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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