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807th Medical Command

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI):

Symbolism: White and maroon are the colors used for the Army Medical Department. The cross and sword symbolize medical service in and for the military. The star alludes to Texas, the Brigade's state of residence at reorganization.

Background: The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 21 Dec 1976. The insignia was redesignated effective 17 September 2002, for the 807th Medical Command.

Lineage and Honors:

Constituted 27 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 807th Medical Service Detachment

Activated 22 November 1944 in England

Reorganized and redesignated 10 April 1945 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 807th Hospital Center

Inactivated 27 October 1945 at Camp Sibert, Alabama

Allotted 29 January 1948 to the Organized Reserves and assigned to the Fourth Army (later redesignated as the Fourth United States Army)

Activated 16 February 1948 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 29 August 1949 as Headquarters, 807th Hospital Center

Inactivated 1 December 1950 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Activated 10 May 1956 at Galveston, Texas

Location changed 1 January 1966 to Mesquite, Texas

Relieved 30 June 1971 from assignment to the Fourth United States Army and assigned to the Fifth Army

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1975 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 807th Hospital Center

Reorganized and redesignated 30 June 1976 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 807th Medical Brigade

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1976 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 807th Medical Brigade

Location changed 13 April 1979 to Seagoville, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 17 September 2002 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 807th Medical Command

Location changed 16 October 2008 to Salt Lake City, Utah

(Elements ordered into active military service for the War on Terrorism)


Campaign Participation Credit:

World War II
European-African-Middle Eastern Theater streamer without inscription
War on Terrorism
Campaigns to be determined

Decorations:
None