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5th Maintenance Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

5th Maintenance Company Lineage

Organized in January 1918 in the National Army at Camp Dodge, Iowa as the 5th Mobile Ordnance Repair Shop

Assigned in February 1918 to the 5th Division

Disbanded 4 August 1919 at Camp Upton, New York

Reconstituted 23 September 1919 in the Regular Army as the 5th Light Mobile Ordnance Repair Shop and organized at Camp Stanley, Texas

Reorganized and redesignated 14 February 1921 as the 5th Ordnance Company, an element of the 5th Division

Inactivated 2 December 1921 at Camp Jackson, South Carolina

Relieved 15 August 1927 from the 5th Division and assigned to the 9th Division

Relieved 1 August 1940 from the 9th Division

Activated 10 February 1941 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Redesignated 1 April 1942 as the 5th Ordnance Medium Maintenance Company

Redesignated 25 January 1953 as the 5th Ordnance Company

Inactivated 23 December 1958 in Korea

Activated 20 April 1959 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Reorganized and redesignated 25 April 1966 as the 5th Maintenance Company

Inactivated 30 June 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 21 December 1972 in Germany

5th Maintenance Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Lorraine 1918; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne

World War II: Sicily; Rome-Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley

Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: 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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1953

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968-1969

Army Superior Unit Award for 1995-1996

Army Superior Unit Award for 2001-2002

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