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217th Transportation Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 December 2007

217th Transportation Company Lineage

Constituted 28 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 2072d Quartermaster Truck Company, Aviation

Activated 1 January 1943 at Santa Maria Army Air Base, California

Inactivated 30 November 1945 in Germany

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 2072d Transportation Corps Truck Company

Redesignated 13 July 1948 as the 730th Transportation Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 1 August 1948 at Yakima, Washington

Redesignated 15 October 1948 as the 217th Transportation Truck Company

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1953 as the 217th Transportation Company

Inactivated 1 February 1958 at Yakima, Washington

Activated 1 July 1978 at Pleasanton, Texas

Location changed 16 November 1980 to San Antonio, Texas

Ordered into active military service 17 November 1990 at San Antonio, Texas; released from active military service 28 June 1991 and reverted to reserve status

Ordered into active military service 11 February 2003 at San Antonio, Texas; released from active military service 14 June 2004 and reverted to reserve status

Ordered into active military service 11 May 2006 at San Antonio, Texas; released from active military service 31 August 2007 and reverted to reserve status

217th Transportation Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1991


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