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16th Medical Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 8 November 1996

16th Medical Battalion Lineage

Constituted 21 December 1928 in the Regular Army as the 6th Medical Supply Depot

Activated 25 May 1942 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 24 August 1943 as the 6th Medical Depot Company

Inactivated 18 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Activated 15 July 1946 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Redesignated 1 March 1949 as the 6th Army Medical Depot

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 6th Medical Depot

Redesignated 1 January 1978 as the 6th Medical Unit

Reorganized and redesignated 16 September 1993 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 16th Medical Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

16th Medical Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: European-African-Middle Eastern Theater, Streamer without inscription

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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1953

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1953-1954

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA

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