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494th Support Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 January 2009

494th Support Battalion Lineage

Constituted 16 September 1943 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 494th Quartermaster Battalion

Activated 15 October 1943 at Camp Ellis, Illinois

Inactivated 25 January 1946 in the Philippines

Allotted 16 April 1959 to the Army Reserve

Activated 1 May 1959 at Evansville, Indiana

Location changed 31 January 1963 to Indianapolis, Indiana

Inactivated 31 January 1968 at Indianapolis, Indiana

Redesignated 7 June 2006 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 494th Support Battalion (organic elements concurrently constituted)

Activated 16 September 2008 at Seattle, Washington

494th Support Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Leyte


Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 14 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

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