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59th Quartermaster Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 July 2007

59th Quartermaster Company Lineage

Constituted 13 January 1941 in the Regular Army as Company B, 240th Quartermaster Battalion

Activated 1 June 1941 at Camp Livingston, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 1942 as Company B, 240th Quartermaster Service Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 15 February 1944 as the 3251st Quartermaster Service Company

Inactivated 12 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Redesignated 15 November 1946 as Headquarters, 3251st Quartermaster Company

Activated 10 December 1946 in Korea

Reorganized and redesignated 10 June 1947 as Headquarters, 59th Quartermaster Service Company

Inactivated 20 July 1947 in Korea

Redesignated 11 September 1950 as the 59th Quartermaster Reclamation and Maintenance Company

Activated 19 September 1950 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Reorganized and redesignated 5 October 1953 as the 59th Quartermaster Company

Inactivated 10 December 1957 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Activated 15 August 1959 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Inactivated 12 December 1960 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Activated 3 May 1965 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Reorganized and redesignated 20 July 1966 as the 59th Service Company

Inactivated 1 April 1972 in Vietnam

Redesignated 15 August 1995 as the 59th Quartermaster Company

Activated 16 June 1999 at Fort Carson, Colorado

59th Quartermaster Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rome-Arno; Southern France (with arrowhead); Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Vietnam: Defense; 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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined


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

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005

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