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271st Transportation Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 June 2008

271st Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 3 November 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3374th Quartermaster Service Detachment

Activated 12 December 1944 in the Philippines

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1945 as the 3374th Quartermaster Driver Detachment

Inactivated 10 October 1945 in the Philippines

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 3374th Transportation Corps Driver Detachment

Redesignated 23 April 1965 as the 271st Transportation Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 27 April 1965 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

Inactivated 4 June 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 16 September 1979 in Germany

Inactivated 1 May 1986 in Germany

Activated 1 August 1991 at Fort McPherson, Georgia

Inactivated 28 February 1992 in Saudi Arabia

Activated 17 May 2008 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

271st Transportation Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Leyte

Vietnam: Defense; 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

Soutwest Asia: Cease-Fire

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1966

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945


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