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4th Brigade, 80th Division (Training)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 February 1997

4th Brigade, 80th Division (Training) Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 305th Supply Train and assigned to the 80th Division

Organized 29 January 1918 at Camp Lee, Virginia

Demobilized 6 June 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey

Reconstituted 21 September 1936 in the Organized Reserves; concurrently consolidated with the 405th Quartermaster Regiment (organized in December 1921 in the Organized Reserves with Headquarters at Richmond, Virginia, as the 80th Division Train, Quartermaster Corps; redesignated 23 March 1925 as the 80th Division Quartermaster Train; redesignated 1 July 1936 as the 405th Quartermaster Regiment) and consolidated unit designated as the 405th Quartermaster Regiment, an element of the 80th Division (later redesignated as the 80th Infantry Division)

Redesignated 12 February 1942 as the 405th Quartermaster Battalion

Ordered into active military service 15 July 1942 and reorganized at Camp Forrest, Tennessee

Ordnance Maintenance Platoon, Headquarters Company, 405th Quartermaster Battalion, reorganized and redesignated 16 November 1942 as the 780th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company, an element of the 80th Infantry Division (remainder of battalion--hereafter separate lineage)

Inactivated 5 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 15 July 1946 as the 780th Airborne Ordnance Maintenance Company (80th Infantry Division concurrently redesignated as the 80th Airborne Division)

Activated 12 March 1947 at Richmond, Virginia

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 10 May 1952 as the 780th Ordnance Maintenance Company (80th Airborne Division concurrently redesignated as the 80th Infantry Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 15 November 1952 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 780th Ordnance Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Battalion disbanded 23 March 1959 at Richmond, Virginia

Headquarters, 780th Ordnance Battalion, reconstituted 24 November 1967 in the Army Reserve as Headquarters, 4th Brigade, 80th Division (Training)

Activated 30 January 1968 at Norfolk, Virginia

Location changed 1 September 1977 to Fort Story, Virginia; on 16 November 1996 to Charleston, West Virginia

4th Brigade, 80th Division (Training) Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Meuse-Argonne

World War II: Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER

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