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297th Transportation Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 June 2002

297th Transportation Company Lineage

Constituted 18 September 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 378th Transportation Corps Service Company

Activated 25 November 1944 at Camp Gordon Johnston, Florida

Redesignated 1 December 1944 as the 378th Transportation Corps Harbor Craft Company

Disbanded 1 June 1945 in the Philippine Islands

Reconstituted 24 December 1947 in the Organized Reserves as the 297th Transportation Port Company

Activated 14 January 1948 at Boston, Massachusetts

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Inactivated 22 June 1949 at Boston, Massachusetts

Activated 15 April 1952 at Boston, Massachusetts

Redesignated 25 September 1953 as the 297th Transportation Company

Inactivated 30 June 1959 at Boston, Massachusetts

Withdrawn 1 June 1966 from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army; concurrently activated at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 20 March 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 16 April 2000 at Fort Hood, Texas

297th Transportation Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II - AP: Leyte

Vietnam: 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; Consolidation II


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968-1971

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1965-1971

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