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Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 June 2016

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
65th Medical Brigade

  • Constituted 18 October 1927 in the Regular Army as the 15th Medical Regiment
  • Redesignated 28 May 1941 as the 65th Medical Regiment
  • Activated 1 June 1941 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • Regiment broken up 10 March 1944 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:
  • Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Company as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 65th Medical Group
  • (Companies A, B, C, E, F, and G as the 431st, 432d, 433d, 434th, 435th, and 436th Medical Collecting Companies, respectively; Companies D and H as the 647th and 648th Medical Clearing Companies, respectively – hereafter separate lineages)
  • Inactivated 31 January 1946 in Germany
  • Activated 25 June 1958 in Korea
  • Inactivated 21 June 1971 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Redesignated 12 September 2007 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 65th Medical Brigade
  • Activated 16 October 2008 in Korea

Campaign Participation Credit

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


  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Chief of Military History

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