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251st Signal Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 30 September 2009

251st Signal Detachment Lineage

Constituted 18 February 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 251st Signal Radar Maintenance Unit, Type C

Activated 10 July 1944 at Camp Davis, North Carolina

Inactivated 15 January 1946 on Saipan

Redesignated 23 March 1966 as the 251st Signal Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort McClellan, Alabama

Inactivated 14 October 1970 in Vietnam

Activated 16 October 2002 in Korea

251st Signal Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII


Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968

Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2007

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1969

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

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