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Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 Nov 2009

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1487th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

 

Organized and Federally recognized 19 April 1930 in the Ohio National Guard at Eaton as Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 147th Infantry, an element of the 37th Division (later redesignated as the 37th Infantry Division)

Redesignated 1 October 1930 as Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 147th Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1940 as Headquarters Detachment, 3d Battalion, 147th Infantry

Inducted into Federal service 15 October 1940 at Eaton

Reorganized and redesignated 8 December 1942 as Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 147th Infantry

Relieved 31 July 1943 from assignment to the 37th Infantry Division

Inactivated 25 December 1945 at Vancouver Barracks, Washington

Reorganized and Federally recognized 12 December 1946 in the Ohio National Guard at Eaton as the Antitank Company, 147th Infantry, an element of the 37th Infantry Division

Converted and redesignated 1 November 1948 as Company B, 185th Tank Battalion and relieved from assignment to the 37th Infantry Division

Reorganized and redesignated 15 September 1949 as Tank Company, 2d Battalion, 107th Armored Cavalry

Converted and redesignated 1 September 1959 as the 3583d Transportation Company

Reorganized and redesignated 15 February 1968 as the 1483d Transportation Company

Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1981 as Detachment 1, 1486th Transportation Company

Consolidated 1 January 1984 with Detachment 1, 1487th Transportation Company (organized and Federally recognized 1 February 1981 at Eaton), and consolidated unit designated as the 1487th Transportation Company

Ordered into active Federal service 17 November 1990 at Eaton; released from active Federal service 4 July 1991 and reverted to state control

Ordered into active Federal service 2 January 2004 at Eaton; released from active Federal service 16 April 2005 and reverted to state control

HOME STATION: Eaton (less detachment at Piqua)

               
CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                World War II
                                                Air Offensive, Japan
                                                Guadalcanal
                                                Northern Solomons

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

                                                War on Terrorism
                                                Campaigns to be determined


DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

       

      

      

       

      

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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