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499th Transportation Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 September 2002

499th Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 1 December 1965 in the Regular Army as the 499th Transportation Detachment

Activated 24 December 1965 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Inactivated 25 January 1968 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Activated 20 October 1968 in Vietnam as an element of the 101st Airborne Division

Inactivated 25 April 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 21 October 1972 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Inactivated 21 June 1973 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and released from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division

Relieved 21 June 1973 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve

Activated 16 September 1991 at Gainesville, Florida

Location changed 16 July 2002 to Decatur, Georgia

499th Transportation Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII


Valorous Unit Award for TCHEPONE

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1968-1969

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1971

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1968-1970

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