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Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 March 2012

650th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

  • Parent unit constituted 6 March 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 852d Quartermaster Company
  • Activated 16 April 1942 at Macon, Georgia
  • Detachment, Headquarters and 2d Platoon, 852d Quartermaster Company redesignated 2 July 1942 as the 739th Quartermaster Platoon, Truck (remainder of company redesignated as the 852d Quartermaster Platoon, Truck--hereafter separate lineage)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 10 November 1942 as the 739th Quartermaster Truck Platoon, Aviation
  • Reorganized and redesignated 14 June 1944 as the 2263d Quartermaster Truck Company, Aviation
  • Inactivated 31 December 1945 in North Africa
  • Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 2263d Transportation Corps Truck Company, Aviation
  • Redesignated 8 November 1948 as the 650th Transportation Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps
  • Activated 3 December 1948 at Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1950 as the 650th Transportation Heavy Truck Company
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 January 1951 as the 650th Transportation Truck Company
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1952 as the 650th Transportation Heavy Truck Company
  • (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 30 April 1953 as the 650th Transportation Company
  • Inactivated 31 May 1954 at Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Activated 22 January 1968 at Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Ordered into active military service 6 December 1990 at Wilmington, North Carolina; released from active military service 6 March 1992 and reverted to reserve status
  • Ordered into active military service 27 January 2003 at Wilmington, North Carolina; released from active military service 27 January 2004 and reverted to reserve status

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 1991

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Robert J. Dalessandro
Director, Center of Military History


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