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10th Transportation Battalion

10th Transportation Battalion

Coat of Arms
Active 25 Jul 1942 - 31 Jan 1947
2 Sep 1954 - Present
Country United States
Branch United States Army
Type Transportation
Role Port Operations
Size Battalion
Part of 7th Sustainment Brigade
Garrison/HQ Fort Eustis, Virginia
Insignia
Distinctive Unit Insignia

The 10th Transportation Battalion is a transportation battalion of the United States Army first constituted in 1942. The 10th Transportation is a subordinate unit of the 7th Sustainment Brigade.

Lineage

Constituted 6 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Port of Embarkation

Activated 25 July 1942 at the San Francisco Port of Embarkation, California

Converted and redesignated 7 November 1942 as the 10th Port Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Transportation Corps

Inactivated 31 January 1947 in Italy

Redesignated 23 August 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 10th Transportation Battalion, and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 2 September 1954 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

Reorganized and redesignated 30 November 1971 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Transportation Battalion

Campaign participation credit

World War II: Sicily; North Apennines; Rome-Arno

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I

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

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1965–1966
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967–1968
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

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