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13th Psychological Operations Battalion (EPW)

The 13th Psychological Operations Battalion, Enemy Prisoner of War (EPW), was originally constituted on 4 October 1961 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 13th Psychological Warfare Battalion.

The unit activated on 15 November 1961 at Fort Bragg, NC.

It was reorganized and redesignated on 20 December 1965 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 13th Psychological Operations Battalion, before inactivating on 13 September 1972 at Fort Bragg, NC.

Withdrawn on 30 October 1975 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve, the 13th was concurrently activated at Fort Snelling, MN. The battalion relocated on 1 January 1978 to Minneapolis, MN; on 1 December 1979 to Fort Snelling, MN; and on 16 January 1996 to Arden Hills, MN.

The mission of the unit to disseminate propaganda material to enemy troops from forward positions.



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