US Army Quartermaster Foundation
Fort Lee, Virginia


5th QUARTERMASTER DETACHMENT

Constituted 13 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 929th Quartermaster Petroleum Products Laboratory.

Activated 14 August 1943 at Camp Lee, Virginia.

Inactivated 20 December 1946 at Tokyo, Japan.

Allotted 23 February 1949 to the Regular Army.

Activated 31 May 1949 at Camp Lee, Virginia.

Reorganized and redesignated 24 January 1955 as the 5th Quartermaster Detachment.

Inactivated 24 June 1960 in Korea.

Activated 3 August 1962 at Fort Lee, Virginia.

Inactivated 31 March 1972 in Vietnam.

Activated 1 June 1975 in Germany.

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II
New Guinea

Korean War
UN Offensive
CCF Intervention

Vietnam
Advisory
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 1969
Sanctuary Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive
, Phase VII
Consolidation I
Consolidation II
Cease-Fire

DECORATIONS

Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered CHUONG THIEN PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CHUONG THIEN PROVINCE

Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1991 (6 Apr 91-21 May 91, DAGO 6, 31 Jan 92)

Joint Meritorious Unit Award  (1 Feb 93-31 Jan 94, DAGO 1, 31 Mar 96)

Joint Meritorious Unit Award  (1 Feb 94-31 Jan 95, DAGO 1, 31 Mar 96)

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1951

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM JANUARY 1969 - SEPTEMBER 1970

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM DECEMBER 1969 - OCTOBER 1970

DISTINCTIVE INSIGNIA

None

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