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544th Transportation Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 December 2004

544th Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 31 March 1944 in the Army of the United States as Class A, Boat Crew, 70th Harbor Craft Company, Transportation Corps

Activated 5 April 1944 at Wilmington, California

Reorganized and redesignated 4 February 1945 as the 165th Transportation Corps Boat Detachment

Redesignated 3 April 1945 as the 165th Transportation Corps Boat Crew

Inactivated 16 March 1946 at New Orleans, Louisiana

Redesignated 17 November 1950 as the 544th Transportation Harbor Craft Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 24 November 1950 at New Orleans, Louisiana

Inactivated 20 March 1954 at New Orleans, Louisiana

Redesignated 11 May 1955 as the 544th Transportation Detachment

Activated 27 May 1955 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Inactivated 15 July 1955 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Activated 27 May 1956 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Inactivated 25 November 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 22 November 1970 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

Inactivated 17 September 1992 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

Activated 16 July 2004 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

544th Transportation Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II - AP: Air Offensive, Japan; Western Pacific

Vietnam: Advisory; Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI

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


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for CHUONG THIEN PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award for CHUONG THIEN PROVINCE

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

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