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530th SUPPLY AND SERVICES BATTALION
HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS BATTALION

Constituted 29 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 530th Quartermaster Service Battalion.

Activated 14 January 1943 at Camp Butner, North Carolina.

Battalion broken up 6 February 1944 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 530th Quartermaster Battalion.

(Companies A, B, C, and D as the 4133d, 4134th, 4135th, and 4136th Quartermaster Service Companies, respectively-hereafter separate lineages).

Inactivated 25 June 1946 in France

Converted and redesignated 10 January 1966 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 530th Supply and Services Battalion, and allotted to the Regular Army.

Activated 24 January 1966 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II
Naples-Foggia
Rome-Arno
Southern France (with arrowhead)
Rhineland

Armed Forces Expeditions
Panama

Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA

DISTINCTIVE INSIGNIA

Information not available.

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