362nd Signal Company

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362nd Signal Company
1SigBdeSSI.gif
1st Signal Brigade Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Active10 August 1944 – present
CountryRepublic of Korea
AllegianceUnited States Army
TypeSignals company
Sizecompany
Part of1st Signal Brigade
Garrison/HQSeoul Air Base, South Korea
NicknameDreadnaught
 
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362nd Signal Company
1SigBdeSSI.gif
1st Signal Brigade Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Active10 August 1944 – present
CountryRepublic of Korea
AllegianceUnited States Army
TypeSignals company
Sizecompany
Part of1st Signal Brigade
Garrison/HQSeoul Air Base, South Korea
NicknameDreadnaught

The 362nd Signal Company ("Deuces Wild")[1] is a military communications company of the United States Army subordinate to the 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade and located at Seoul Air Base in South Korea.

Vietnam War[edit]

The first Signal Brigade was activated on 28 January 1955 at Camp Gordon, Georgia and served throughout the Vietnam War. The motto during that period was "Hang Loose With the Deuce." It was deactivated on 28 June 1972 in Vietnam.

South Korea to the modern day[edit]

On 1 July 1974 the Company was activated in the Republic of Korea under the 1st Signal Brigade. The Company's mission in South Korea is to Install, Operate, Maintain, Protect and Restore Joint and Combined Theater Strategic Command and Control Communications Systems in Support of United Nations Command (UNC), Combined Forces Command (CFC), United States Forces Command-Korea (USFK), Eighth United States Army, and their subordinate commands, in order to defend the Republic of Korea, to deter enemy aggression and, if necessary, to defeat enemy forces in the event of war.[2]

Lineage[edit]

Campaign participation credit[edit]

World War II
Vietnam

Decorations[edit]

Detachment 10 & 10A Meritorious Unit Commendation—1 Jun 68–31 Mar 70, DAGO 24, 72

Notable commanders[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Center of Military History document "1st Signal Brigade Lineage and Honors".

  1. ^ "Special Unit Designations". United States Army Center of Military History. 21 April 2010. Archived from the original on 9 June 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2010. 
  2. ^ John Pike. "1st Signal Brigade". Globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "LTG Boutelle's Bio". Retrieved 11 June 2014. 

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