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6th MLMC Lineage and Honors Information

6th Medical Center Lineage:
Constituted 23 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 6th Convalescent Hospital
Activated 25 May 1943 at Camp Ellis, Illinois
Inactivated 4 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation
Redesignated 29 November 1954 as the 6th Convalescent Center and allotted to the Regular Army
Activated 17 January 1955 in Germany
Inactivated 20 September 1958 in Germany
Activated 29 November 1965 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Inactivated 30 October 1971 in Vietnam
Redesignated 16 November 1994 as the 6th Medical Center and activated at Fort Detrick, Maryland
6th Medical Center Honors, Campaign Participation Credit:
World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe
Vietnam: 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
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1969-1970
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) (Forward Team/Detachment) for Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom 1 JAN 2003 - 31 JAN 2004