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549th Quartermaster Company

Constituted 13 March 1942 in the Army of the United States as Company D, 62d Quartermaster Battalion.

Activated 25 May 1942 at Camp Gordon, Georgia.

Reorganized and redesignated October 1943 as the 549th Quartermaster Laundry Company.

Inactivated 8 March 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.

Activated 9 April 1946 at Camp Lee, Virginia.

Allotted 21 February 1949 to the Regular Army.

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 549th Quartermaster Company.

Inactivated 21 December 1974 on Okinawa.

Activated 1 October 1980 at Fort Story, Virginia. 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War Il
Sicily
Naples-Foggia
Rome-Arno
Southern France (with arrowhead)
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Korean War
UN defensive
UN offensive
CCF intervention
First UN counteroffensive
CCF spring offensive
UN summer-fall offensive
Second Korean winter
Korean, summer-fall 1952
Third Korean winter
Korea, summer 1953

Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC AREA

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with GoId Star Streamer embroidered PACIFIC AREA

DISTINCTIVE INSIGNIA

NONE

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