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427th Transportation Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 January 2008

427th Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 8 April 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 427th Quartermaster Troop Transport Company

Activated 21 April 1943 at Camp Young, California

Reorganized and redesignated 20 January 1945 as the 427th Quartermaster Truck Company

Inactivated 24 November 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 427th Transportation Corps Truck Company

Redesignated 22 April 1949 as the 427th Transportation Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 2 May 1949 at Jackson, Mississippi

Location changed 1 September 1949 to Abbeville, Alabama; on 1 December 1949 to Monroeville, Alabama; on 1 September 1950 to Abbeville, Alabama; on 1 December 1950 to Birmingham, Alabama; on 1 November 1951 to Decatur, Alabama

Inactivated 1 May 1952 at Decatur, Alabama

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

Redesignated 10 October 1958 as the 427th Transportation Company

Activated 20 October 1958 at Birmingham, Alabama

Inactivated 15 March 1963 at Birmingham, Alabama

Activated 16 April 1995 at Norristown, Pennsylvania

Ordered into active military service 13 June 2004 at Norristown, Pennsylvania; released from active military service 9 December 2005 and reverted to reserve status

Reorganized and redesignated 16 September 2007 as the 427th Transportation Detachment

427th Transportation Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

None


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