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530th Transportation Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 10 December 2008

530th Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 23 March 1966 in the Regular Army as the 530th Transportation Detachment

Activated 1 June 1966 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

Inactivated 20 October 1967 in Vietnam

Assigned 20 October 1968 to the 101st Airborne Division and activated in Vietnam

Inactivated 15 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21 June 1973 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and relieved from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division; concurrently withdrawn from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve

Activated 17 September 1991 at Belton, Missouri

Ordered into active military service 7 December 2003 at Belton, Missouri; released from active military service 3 June 2005 and reverted to reserve status

530th Transportation Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; 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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2004

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

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