6th MLMC Medical Logistics Management Center
Mission: When directed, 6th Medical Logistics Management Center (MLMC) deploys to provide centralized medical materiel lifecycle management to designated forces in order to sustain worldwide Geographical Combatant Command (GCC) contingency operations and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA).
Detachment Support Division Materiel Management Division MLMC Support Teams Medical Maintenance Management Division

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Fort Detrick
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6th Medical Center Lineage and Honors Information

6th Medical Center Lineage

  • Constituted 23 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 6th Convalescent Hospital
  • Activated 25 May 1943 at Camp Ellis, Illinois
  • Inactivated 4 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation
  • Redesignated 29 November 1954 as the 6th Convalescent Center and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 17 January 1955 in Germany
  • Inactivated 20 September 1958 in Germany
  • Activated 29 November 1965 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas
  • Inactivated 30 October 1971 in Vietnam
  • Redesignated 16 November 1994 as the 6th Medical Center and activated at Fort Detrick, Maryland

6th Medical Center Honors, Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe
  • 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 EUROPEAN THEATER
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1969-1970
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) (Forward Team/Detachment) for Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom 1 JAN 2003 - 31 JAN 2004