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564th Transportation Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 10 February 2005

564th Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 11 April 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 421st Quartermaster Truck Detachment

Activated 24 May 1945 on Saipan

Inactivated 25 February 1946 on Saipan

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as the 421st Transportation Corps Truck Detachment

Redesignated 13 June 1947 as the 21st Transportation Truck Detachment

Activated 18 June 1947 in Hawaii

Inactivated 18 October 1948 in Hawaii

Redesignated 26 May 1953 as the 564th Transportation Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 25 June 1953 in Korea

Inactivated 20 December 1954 in Korea

Activated 10 December 1958 in Germany

Inactivated 25 September 1961 in Germany

Activated 24 September 1962 at Fort McPherson, Georgia

Inactivated 1 November 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 1 September 1969 in Vietnam and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division

Inactivated 10 April 1971 in Vietnam and relieved from assignment to the 1st Cavalry Division

Activated 16 September 1979 at Fort Hood, Texas

564th Transportation Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II (Asiatic-Pacific Theater): Silver Band without campaign inscription

Korean War: Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: Defense, Counteroffensive, Counteroffensive, Phase II, Counteroffensive, Phase III, Tet Counteroffensive, Counteroffensive, Phase IV, Counteroffensive, Phase V, Summer-Fall 1969, Winter-Spring 1970, Sanctuary Counteroffensive, Counteroffensive, Phase VII

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



Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1965-1966

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA 1991

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1969-1970

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for 1969-1970

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