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440th Medical Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 June 2002

440th Medical Detachment Lineage

Constituted 4 December 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 440th Medical Prophylactic Detachment

Activated 7 January 1946 in Korea

Inactivated 30 September 1946 in Korea

Redesignated 23 March 1966 as the 440th Medical Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 15 March 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 26 June 1972 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

Inactivated 15 December 1993 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

Activated 16 June 2002 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

440th Medical Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Vietnam: 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

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967-1968

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