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1151st Transportation Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 May 2008

1151st Transportation Company Lineage

Constituted 1 July 1933 in the Organized Reserves as Company B, 664th Engineer Battalion

Organized by 1937 in Michigan

Redesignated 21 February 1941 as Company B, 757th Engineer Battalion

Redesignated 1 April 1942 as Company B, 757th Engineer Railway Shop Battalion

Converted and redesignated 16 November 1942 as Company B, 757th Railway Shop Battalion, Transportation Corps

Ordered into active military service 3 June 1943 at the Army Service Forces Unit Training Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Inactivated 7 December 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 23 March 1948 as Company B, 757th Transportation Railway Shop Battalion

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Activated 4 December 1950 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Inactivated 25 October 1951 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Activated 25 August 1952 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Redesignated 1 January 1955 as Company B, 757th Transportation Battalion

Location changed 18 May 1959 to Minneapolis, Minnesota; on 1 January 1961 to Fort Snelling, Minnesota; on 20 November 1962 to Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Reorganized and redesignated 31 January 1968 as the 1151st Transportation Company

Location changed 1 July 1987 to West Allis, Wisconsin; on 16 September 1993 to Milwaukee, Wisconsin; on 17 September 2002 to Granite City, Illinois

Elements ordered into active military service 1 December 2002-11 May 2007 for service in the War on Terrorism

Location changed 1 October 2006 to Wilmington, North Carolina

1151st Transportation Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

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