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Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
419th Transportation Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 16 April 2008

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
419th Transportation Battalion Lineage

Constituted 23 November 1944 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 298th Quartermaster Battalion, Mobile

Activated 15 December 1944 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Inactivated 1 November 1945 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 298th Transportation Corps Truck Battalion

Redesignated 3 February 1949 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 419th Transportation Truck Battalion, and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 5 April 1949 at Chicago, Illinois

Reorganized and redesignated 23 February 1950 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 419th Transportation Truck Battalion

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Inactivated 15 April 1952 at Chicago, Illinois

Redesignated 15 August 1955 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 419th Transportation Battalion and activated a Chicago, Illinois

Location changed 21 September 1957 to Oak Park, Illinois

Reorganized and redesignated 11 September 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 419th Transportation Battalion

Location changed 19 January 1964 to Forest Park, Illinois

Reorganized and redesignated 1 November 1968 as Headquarters, 419th Transportation Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 15 March 1972 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 419th Transportation Battalion

Location changed 15 February 1976 to Fort Sheridan, Illinois; on 16 December 1980 to Peoria, Illinois

Ordered into active military service 11 October 1990 at Peoria, Illinois; released from active military service 2 June 1991 and reverted to reserve status with location at Bartonville, Illinois

Ordered into active military service 16 January 2003 and 10 February 2003 at Bartonville, Illinois; released from active military service 21 May 2004 and 23 June 2004 and reverted to reserve status

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
419th Transportation Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991


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