COMPANY HISTORY

Constituted 12 April, 1944 as the 3256th Signal Company

Activated 25 April 1944 in England

Inactivated 28 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 25 March 1953 as the 256th Signal Company

Inactivated 1 November 1955 at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Activated 1 May 1960 in Verdun, France

Unit transferred from Verdun to Zweibrucken, Germany in 1967

Inactivated 1 July 1967 in Germany

Activated 1 June 1974 in Germany

Inactivated 1 July 1975 in Germany

Activated 1 October 1979 at Fort Rucker, Alabama

Inactivated 15 September 1994 at Fort Rucker, Alabama

Activated 16 May 2008 at Fort Lewis, Washington