Signal Battalion (Const)
160th Signal Group
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The 40th Signal
Construction Battalion was activated on 19 September 1950 at Camp
Gordon, Georgia. The battalion departed for Germany on 17 January
1952 and was attached to the 160th Signal Group in support of Seventh
on 1 October 1953, the battalion was reorganized and redesignated
as the 40th Signal Battalion (Const).
The battalion remained in Germany until April 1956 when it was replaced
by the 25th Sig Bn (Const) as part of the GYROSCOPE program.
List of officers and mess personnel, 40th Sig Bn, Karlsruhe,
from a Christmas menu, 1953
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