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Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 October 2010

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730th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

 

Constituted 28 May 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 55th Quartermaster Truck Battalion

Consolidated 7 July 1943 with the 2639th Quartermaster Truck Battalion (Provisional) (organized 13 March 1943 in Algeria) and consolidated unit designated as the 55th Quartermaster Truck Battalion

Company C, 55th Quartermaster Truck Battalion reorganized and redesignated
19 December 1943 as the 3359th Quartermaster Truck Company (remainder of battalion hereafter separate lineages)

3359th Quartermaster Truck Company inactivated 6 April 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 3359th Transportation Corps Truck Company

Redesignated 5 October 1948 as the 730th Transportation Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 29 October 1948 at Reno, Nevada

Reorganized and redesignated 13 June 1949 as the 730th Transportation Heavy Truck Company

Location changed 10 April 1950 to Fresno, California

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

Reorganized and redesignated 20 May 1953 as the 730th Transportation Company

Inactivated 16 September 1980 at Fresno, California

Activated 16 September 2010 at Bell, California

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                            World War II
                                                            Tunisia
                                                            Sicily
                                                            Naples-Foggia
                                                            Rome-Arno
                                                            Southern France
                                                            Rhineland
                                                            Central Europe

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

       

 

 

PETER D. CREAN
COL, LG
Director, Center of Military History


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