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39th Finance Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 September 2001

39th Finance Battalion Lineage

Constituted 26 June 1942 in the Army of the United States as Detachment Finance 6055-S

Activated 28 September 1942 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

Redesignated 22 March 1943 as the 39th Finance Disbursing Section

Inactivated 4 October 1946 in France

Allotted 20 September 1951 to the Regular Army

Activated 20 December 1951 in Germany

Redesignated 25 June 1964 as the 39th Finance Section

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 1984 as the 39th Finance Center

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 1988 as the 39th Finance Support Unit

Reorganized and redesignated 16 November 1993 as the 39th Finance Battalion

39th Finance Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe


Army Superior Unit Award for 1997

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