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123d Signal Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 10 February 1997

123d Signal Battalion Lineage

Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as a Signal Corps battalion

Organized 26 June 1917 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, as the 5th Field Battalion, Signal Corps

Reorganized and redesignated 3 August 1917 as the 5th Field Signal Battalion

Assigned 12 November 1917 to the 3d Division (later redesignated as the 3d Infantry Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 14 February 1921 as the 3d Signal Company

Inactivated 1 February 1925 at Camp Lewis, Washington

Activated 1 July 1935 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 123d Signal Battalion (organic elements constituted 23 April 1957 and activated 1 July 1957 at Fort Benning, Georgia)

123d Signal Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Aisne; Champagne-Marne; Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Champagne 1918

World War II: Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead); Tunisia; Sicily (with arrowhead); Naples-Foggia; Anzio (with arrowhead); Rome-Arno; Southern France (with arrowhead); Rhineland Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Korean War: CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for COLMAR

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1950-1951

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1953

French Croix de Guerre with Silver Star, World War I for MARNE

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for COLMAR

French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for UIJONGBU CORRIDOR

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for IRON TRIANGLE

Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece) for KOREA

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