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2nd Signal Brigade (United States)

2nd Signal Brigade
2nd Signal Brigade Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Active 1 June 1974 – present
Country United States
Allegiance United States Army
Type Signals brigade
Size Brigade
Part of 5th Signal Command
Commanders
Current
commander
Colonel Edward F. Buck, Jr.
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia

The 2nd Signal Brigade is a military communications brigade of the United States Army subordinate to the 5th Signal Command and located at Wiesbaden Army Airfield (Wiesbaden, Germany).

Composition

Lineage

Constituted 24 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 3348th Signal Service Group, and activated in France

Inactivated 13 March 1946 in France

Activated 9 May 1946 at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

Redesignated 14 March 1947 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2d Signal Service Group

Allotted 1 March 1949 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 16 December 1949 as Headquarters, 2d Signal Service Group

Reorganized and redesignated 25 March 1953 as Headquarters, 2d Signal Group

Inactivated 4 April 1955 at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Redesignated 27 April 1961 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2d Signal Group

Activated 21 June 1961 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Inactivated 23 October 1971 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Activated 1 June 1974 in Germany

Redesignated 1 October 1979 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Signal Brigade

Campaign participation credit

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

Vietnam: Defense: Counteroffensive; 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; Consolidation I

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1965–1967
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967–1968

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Center of Military History document "Lineage and Honors H&HC 2nd Signal Brigade".

External links

  • Official homepage: 2nd Signal Brigade


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