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Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 Jan 2008

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536th SIGNAL BATTALION

 

Organized and Federally recognized 1 November 1973 from existing units in the Texas Army National Guard as the 249th Signal Battalion, an element of the 49th Armored Division, with Headquarters at Dallas

Headquarters and Headquarters Company ordered into active Federal service 5 February 2000 at Dallas; released from active Federal service 1 November 2000 and reverted to state control

Redesignated 1 May 2004 as the 536th Signal Battalion; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 49th Armored Division and assigned to the 36th Infantry Division

HOME AREA: Northeastern Texas

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

Company C (Mexia) entitled to:

World War II

                                                                Naples-Foggia (with arrowhead)
                                                                Anzio
                                                                Rome-Arno
                                                                Southern France (with arrowhead)
                                                                Rhineland
                                                                Ardennes-Alsace
                                                                Central Europe


DECORATIONS

         Company C (Mexia) entitled to:

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered  ALSACE

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, Streamer embroidered  VOSGES

       

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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