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546th Maintenance Company
(Red Dogs)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 August 2005

546th Maintenance Company Lineage

Constituted 18 October 1927 in the Regular Army as Company B, 8th Motor Repair Battalion

Redesignated 10 February 1936 as Company B, 57th Quartermaster Regiment

Activated 1 February 1941 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1942 as Company B, 57th Ordnance Regiment

Reorganized and redesignated 30 September 1942 as the 896th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company

Reorganized and redesignated 7 July 1943 as the 896th Ordnance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company

Inactivated 4 December 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 10 February 1947 as the 546th Ordnance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company

Redesignated 6 May 1947 as the 546th Ordnance Medium Automotive Maintenance Company

Activated 20 June 1947 in Germany

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1953 as the 546th Ordnance Company

Reorganized and redesignated 11 August 1965 as Company C, 51st Maintenance Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 21 December 1972 as the 546th Maintenance Company

546th Maintenance Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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



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