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1st Dental Battalion

1st Dental Bn Lineage

LINEAGE

OF

1ST DENTAL BATTALION/NAVAL DENTAL CENTER

1955-1970

ACTIVATED 1 DECEMBER 1955 AT CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA, AS 1ST DENTAL COMPANY
AND ASSIGNED TO 1ST SERVICE REGIMENT, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE

REASSIGNED DURING MAY 1957 TO 1ST SERVICE BATTALION,
1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE

DEPLOYED DURING MARCH 1966 TO THE REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM

PARTICIPATED IN THE WAR IN VIETNAM, MARCH 1966-OCTOBER 1970,
OPERATING FROM

CHU LAI
DA NANG
TAM KY
AN HOA

RELOCATED DURING OCTOBER 1970 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA, AND
REASSIGNED TO 1ST SERVICE BATTALION, 5TH MARINE AMPHIBIOUS BRIGADE,
FLEET MARINE FORCE

1971-2010

REASSIGNED DURING APRIL 1971 TO 1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE

REASSIGNED DURING MARCH 1976 TO 1ST FORCE SERVICE SUPPORT GROUP,
FLEET MARINE FORCE

REDESIGNATED 12 OCTOBER 1979 AS 1ST DENTAL BATTALION, 1ST FORCE SERVICE SUPPORT GROUP,
FLEET MARINE FORCE

PARTICIPATED IN OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD AND DESERT STORM, SOUTHWEST ASIA,
AUGUST 1990-MARCH 1991

ELEMENT PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION RESTORE HOPE, SOMALIA, DECEMBER 1992-FEBRUARY 1993

REDESIGNATED DURING 1998 AS 1ST DENTAL BATTALION/NAVAL DENTAL CENTER,
1ST FORCE SERVICE SUPPORT GROUP, 1ST MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

1ST FORCE SERVICE SUPPORT GROUP REDESIGNATED DURING OCTOBER 2005 AS
1ST MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ, 2003-2008

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