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Lineages and Honors Information
Medical

Lineage and Honors Information as of 28 June 2017

601st Medical Company

    • Constituted 26 March 1929 in the Regular Army as the 48th Collecting Company, 16th Medical Regiment
    • Redesignated 13 July 1936 as Company C, 16th Medical Regiment
    • Activated 1 March 1940 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts
    • Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1941 as Company I, 16th Medical Regiment
    • Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1942 as Company D, 16th Medical Regiment
    • Reorganized and redesignated 21 August 1943 as the 601st Clearing Company
    • Inactivated 8 September 1945 in Italy
    • Redesignated 27 October 1962 as the 601st Medical Company
    • Activated 1 November 1962 in the Panama Canal Zone
    • Inactivated 31 March 1985 in Panama
    • Activated 16 August 2002 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Tunisia
  • Rome-Arno
  • North Apennines
  • Po Valley
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Surge
  • Iraqi Sovereignty

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2006
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2010-2011

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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