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589th Support Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 February 2007

589th Support Battalion Lineage

Constituted 29 July 1944 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 589th Quartermaster Battalion, Mobile, and activated in England

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 589th Transportation Corps Truck Battalion

Converted and redesignated 1 February 1947 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 589th Quartermaster Battalion

Inactivated 20 June 1948 in France

Redesignated 5 October 1948 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 425th Quartermaster Battalion and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 19 October 1948 at Tampa, Florida

Inactivated 1 December 1950 at Tampa, Florida

Redesignated 15 January 1952 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 589th Quartermaster Battalion; concurrently withdrawn from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 31 January 1952 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Inactivated 10 December 1957 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Redesignated 10 May 1967 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 589th Supply and Service Battalion

Activated 15 August 1967 at Fort Hood, Texas

Inactivated 20 December 1968 at Fort Hood, Texas

Redesignated 6 July 2004 as the 589th Support Battalion

Activated 16 December 2004 at Fort Hood, Texas

589th Support Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

None


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