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23rd Chemical Battalion

Mission

On order, 23d Chemical Battalion deploys and conducts operations in support of Combatant Commanders or other Government Agencies in order to counter Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, Nuclear, and High Yield Explosive Threats.

Leadership

Battalion Commander

Battalion Command Sergeant Major

 

Campaign Participation Credit

Campaign Participation Credit
World War II
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

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

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2007-2008
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1952
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal 2007-2008

Lineage

  • Constituted 27 May 1944 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 23d Chemical Smoke Generator Battalion, and activated in England
  • Inactivated 12 November 1945 in France
  • Redesignated 18 January 1949 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 4th Chemical Smoke Generator Battalion, and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 1 February 1949 at the Army Chemical Center, Edgewood, Maryland
  • Reorganized and redesignated 4 March 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 4th Chemical Battalion
  • Inactivated 15 June 1959 in Germany
  • Redesignated 16 September 1988 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 23d Chemical Battalion, and activated in Korea

Contact Information

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CSM TEL:
730
5440
S1 TEL
730
5259
S3 TEL:
730
5442

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