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Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 June 2010

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605th TRANSPORTATION DETACHMENT

 

       Constituted 10 November 1942 in the Army of the United States as Company C, 1st Battalion, 467th Quartermaster Truck Regiment

Activated 10 December 1942 at Fort Custer, Michigan

Reorganized and redesignated 2 December 1943 as the 3623d Quartermaster Truck Company

Inactivated 19 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 3623d Transportation Corps Truck Company

Redesignated 17 March 1948 as the 605th Transportation Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)

Activated 2 April 1948 at Buffalo, New York

Inactivated 31 July 1950 at Buffalo, New York

Redesignated 13 December 1951 as the 605th Transportation Amphibious Truck Company; concurrently withdrawn from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 7 January 1952 at Fort Story, Virginia

Reorganized and redesignated 5 December 1952 as the 605th Transportation Company

Inactivated 6 December 1957 at Fort Story, Virginia

Activated 1 August 1965 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Inactivated 1 May 1972 in Vietnam

        Redesignated 16 April 1988 as the 605th Transportation Detachment and activated at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                World War II
                Normandy
                Northern France
                Rhineland
                Central Europe

                Vietnam
                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
                Consolidation I
                Consolidation II
                Cease-Fire


DECORATIONS

        Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

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

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

        Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

        Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971

        Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971-1972

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

       

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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