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396th Transportation Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 February 2003

396th Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 3 November 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3396th Quartermaster Service Detachment

Activated 15 December 1944 in New Guinea

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1945 as the 3396th Quartermaster Driver Detachment

Inactivated 10 October 1945 in New Guinea

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 3396th Transportation Corps Driver Detachment

Redesignated 13 July 1965 as the 396th Transportation Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 14 July 1965 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 4 June 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 16 September 1979 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 15 September 1997 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Activated 16 November 1999 at Fort Story, Virginia

396th Transportation Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II (Asiatic-Pacific Theater): Silver Band without campaign inscription

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

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

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