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Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 March 2013

609th TRANSPORTATION DETACHMENT

  • Constituted 27 September 1966 in the Regular Army as the 609th Transportation Detachment
  • Activated 25 November 1966 at Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Inactivated 25 November 1968 in Vietnam
  • Activated 16 June 2000 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive, Phase III
  • Tet Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • War on Terrorism
  •   Afghanistan:
  • Consolidation III
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

DECORATIONS

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2003
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2005-2006
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2011
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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