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Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 Mar 2010 

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645th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

 

Constituted 28 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 2078th Quartermaster Truck Company, Aviation

Activated 1 January 1943 at Santa Monica, California

Inactivated 25 March 1946 in Japan

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 2078th Transportation Corps Truck Company, Aviation

Redesignated 6 July 1948 as the 645th Transportation Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 28 July 1948 at Birmingham, Alabama

Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1950 as the 645th Transportation Heavy Truck Company

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1950 as the 645th Transportation Truck Company

Reorganized and redesignated 30 June 1952 as the 645th Transportation Heavy Truck Company

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

Reorganized and redesignated 30 April 1953 as the 645th Transportation Company

Inactivated 16 January 1956 at Birmingham, Alabama

Activated 1 June 1959 at Enterprise, Alabama

Location changed 1 November 1959 to Dothan, Alabama

Inactivated 15 March 1963 at Dothan, Alabama

Activated 1 April 1963 at Tampa, Florida

Inactivated 30 September 1979 at Tampa, Florida

Activated 16 September 2009 at North Las Vegas, Nevada

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        New Guinea
                                                        Leyte

 

DECORATIONS

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO
4 JULY 1945

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

      

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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