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725th Support Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 January 2009

725th Support Battalion Lineage

Constituted 26 August 1941 in the Army of the United States as the Maintenance Platoon, Headquarters Company, 325th Quartermaster Battalion, an element of the 25th Infantry Division

Activated 1 October 1941 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Reorganized and redesignated 1 August 1942 as the Ordnance Maintenance Platoon, Headquarters Company, 325th Quartermaster Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 1 November 1942 as the 725th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company and remained assigned to the 25th Infantry Division

Reorganized and redesignated 20 March 1946 as the 725th Ordnance Maintenance Company

Allotted 27 June 1949 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1953 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 725th Ordnance Battalion, and remained assigned to the 25th Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Reorganized and redesignated 15 July 1963 as the 725th Maintenance Battalion

Converted and redesignated 16 April 1992 as the 725th Support Battalion and remained assigned to the 25th Infantry Division

Inactivated 15 November 2005 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

Activated 16 September 2006 at Fort Richardson, Alaska, and assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division

725th Support Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Central Pacific; Guadalcanal; Northern Solomons; Luzon

Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; 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

Vietnam:Counteroffensive; 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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1951

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MASAN-CHINJU

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MUNSAN-NI

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1970

Company B additionally entitled to:

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CU CHI DISTRICT

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

Company C additionally entitled to:

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered TAY NINH PROVINCE

Company D additionally entitled to:

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered QUANG NGAI PROVINCE

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

Company E additionally entitled to:

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970


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