18th Portable Surgical Hospital ________________
Carl White



21 December 1928


Constituted in the Regular Army as the 18th Surgical Hospital

14 September 1942

18th Portable Surgical Hospital (Provisional) (active) (organized in the Army of the United States in Australia as the 18th Portable Hospital [Provisional];

 1 July 1943

18th Surgical Hospital consolidated with the 18th Portable Surgical Hospital (Provisional)

1 April 1943

redesignated 1 April 1943 as the 18th Portable Surgical Hospital [Provisional]) and consolidated unit designated as the 18th Portable Surgical Hospital

Battle Honor

New Guinea;


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for PAPUA

Battle Honor


Battle Honor

 Luzon (with arrowhead)


 Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for CORREGIDOR


Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 October 1944 to  4 July 1945

 1 December 1945

Inactivated 1 December 1945 in Japan

1 March 1963

redesignated  as the 18th Surgical Hospital

26 March 1963

Activated  at Fort Gordon, Georgia

Battle Honors

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 VIETNAM 1966-1967


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1970-1971

31 August 1971

Inactivated  at Fort Lewis, Washington

18 November 1991

Activated  at Fort Lewis, Washington

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