US Army Quartermaster Foundation
Fort Lee, Virginia


240th Quartermaster Company
Lineage and Honors Statement

Constituted 22 April 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 240th Quartermaster Depot Company

Activated 25 May 1943 at Vancouver Barracks, Washington

Inactivated 3 August 1946 in Germany

Redesignated 23 April 1948 as the 240th Quartermaster Base Depot Company and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 11 May 1948 at Atlanta, Georgia

Ordered into active military service 21 September 1950 at Atlanta, Georgia

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

Reorganized and redesignated as 20 October 1953 as the 240th Quartermaster Company

Released 1 February 1955 from active military service and reverted to reserve status

Inactivated 1 October 1955 at Atlanta, Georgia

Redesignated 7 February 1967 as the 240th Supply and Service Company; concurrently withdrawn from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 25 March 1967 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Inactivated 18 December 1967 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Activated 21 December 1972 in Germany

Redesigated 16 May 1991 as the 240th Quartermaster Company

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II - European, Africa & Middle East Theater
Rhineland

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

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered FRANCE

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA

Army Superior Unit Award, 15 Oct 95 - 9 Nov 96


This company also deployed soldiers in support of Operation Restore Hope-Somalia and Rwanda 1994; Operation Joint Endeavor-Bosnia 1995-96.

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