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196th Transportation Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 8 November 2002

196th Transportation Company Lineage

Constituted 22 January 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 103d Port Marine Maintenance Company, Transportation Corps

Activated 9 March 1944 in England

Inactivated 31 March 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 19 March 1948 as the 196th Transportation Port Company; concurrently allotted to the Organized Reserves

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

Activated 31 March 1948 at Youngstown, Ohio

Location changed 28 October 1950 to Ashtabula, Ohio

Reorganized and redesignated 18 February 1955 as the 196th Transportation Company

Location changed 24 April 1959 to Cleveland, Ohio

Ordered into active military service 1 October 1961 at Cleveland, Ohio; released 12 August 1962 from active military service and reverted to reserve status

Inactivated 31 March 1979 at Cleveland, Ohio

Activated 16 September 1995 at Kissimmee, Florida

196th Transportation Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II - EAME: Northern France


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER

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