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Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 February 2012

516th TRANSPORTATION DETACHMENT

  • Constituted 23 March 1966 in the Regular Army as the 516th Transportation Detachment
  • Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort Eustis, Virginia
  • Inactivated 25 October 1966 at Fort Eustis, Virginia
  • Assigned 20 October 1968 to the 101st Airborne Division and activated in Vietnam
  • Inactivated 25 April 1971 in Vietnam
  • Activated 21 October 1972 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Inactivated 21 June 1973 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and relieved from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division
  • Withdrawn 3 October 1989 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve
  • Activated 16 September 1991 at Manhattan, Kansas
  • Location changed 17 September 1999 to St. Louis, Missouri
  • Ordered into active military service 7 December 2003 at St. Louis, Missouri; released from active military service 3 June 2005 and reverted to reserve status
  • Ordered into active military service 21 January 2012 at St. Louis, Missouri

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969
  • Winter-Spring 1970
  • Sanctuary Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VII
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered TCHEPONE
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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