362nd Signal Company
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|362nd Signal Company|
1st Signal Brigade Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
|Active||10 August 1944 – present|
|Country||Republic of Korea|
|Allegiance||United States Army|
|Part of||1st Signal Brigade|
|Garrison/HQ||Seoul Air Base, South Korea|
The 362nd Signal Company ("Deuces Wild") 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.
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
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.
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- Constituted 10 August 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3263d Signal Service Company
- Activated 9 November 1944 in England
- Inactivated 19 November 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia
- Redesignated 28 December 1950 as the 362d Signal Operations Company and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps
- Activated 1 January 1951 at Savannah, Georgia
- Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1952 as the 362d Signal Support Company
- (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
- Inactivated 30 April 1954 at Savannah, Georgia
- Redesignated 3 December 1954 as the 362d Signal Company; concurrently withdrawn from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army
- Activated 28 January 1955 at Camp Gordon, Georgia
- Inactivated 28 June 1972 in Vietnam
- Activated 1 July 1974 in Korea
Campaign participation credit
- World War II
- Central Europe
- 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
- Consolidation II
- Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), VIETNAM 1962‐1965
- Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), VIETNAM 1966‐1968
Detachment 10 & 10A Meritorious Unit Commendation—1 Jun 68–31 Mar 70, DAGO 24, 72
- Lieutenant General Steven W. Boutelle, former U.S. Army Chief Information Officer / G-6