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Historical Aerial Delivery and Rigger Units

World War II  1942-45

Airborne Division

Airborne Quartermaster Company

Parachute Maintenance Company

11th

408th 11th
13th 409th 13th
17th 411th 17th
82nd 407th 82nd
101st 426th 101st
1st Airborne
Task Force#
334th Quartermaster Depot Supply Company ?
15th* 410th -

#Provisional 7th Army Airborne Division that air-assaulted
into Southern France
*planned in 1943, but never formed

 

Post World War II/Korean War

Airborne Divisions 1945-57

Airborne Quartermaster Company

Parachute Maintenance Company

11th

408th 11th

82nd

407th 82nd
101st
(Inactivated 1945)
426th 101st*

*Reactivated & redesignated as the 521st Airborne Quartermaster Parachute Maintenance Company in Aug 1950

Reserve Airborne Divisions  1946-1952

80th 80th 780th
84th 406th 784th
100th 100th 100th
108th 108th 108th

Airborne Regimental Combat Teams 1950-1957

187th 187th Platoon 187th Detachment
508th ? 508th QM Parachute Maint Detachment

 

Korean War Era
Non-Divisional Aerial Delivery Units
Assignment
# 248th Quartermaster Detachment 1st SF Group, Okinawa (around 1957)
# 306th Quartermaster Aerial Supply Company Fort Bragg, NC
519th Airborne Quartermaster Company 508th Abn Regt Combat Team 1951-57
557th Quartermaster Aerial Supply Company Fort Bragg, NC & 7th Army, Germany
558th Quartermaster Aerial Supply Company Fort Richardson, Alaska
601st Quartermaster Aerial Supply Company Attached, 11th Abn Div
Fort Campbell, KY
610th Quartermaster Aerial Supply Company Fort Bragg, NC
612th Quartermaster Aerial Supply Company 306th Logistic Command
Fort Bragg, NC
623rd Quartermaster Air Equipment Repair Company Infantry Center, 3rd Army
Fort Benning, GA
7720th Parachute Packing and Repair Detachment Coleman Barracks,
Mannheim, Germany
7772nd Quartermaster Parachute Packing & Repair Detachment HQ, Area Command
Heidelberg, Germany
8081st Quartermaster Aerial Supply Company* Far East Command, Japan
8190th Army Unit
Quartermaster Maintenance Detachment
443rd QM Maintenance Depot,
790th Reclamation & Maintenance Company
Korea

*Activated as 2348th Quartermaster Airborne Air Supply and Packaging Company was also called the 8081st Army Unit
# Possible Aerial Delivery Units, not confirmed

 

Pentomic Era Airborne Divisions  1957-63

Airborne Division Supply and Transportation Company Parachute Supply &
Maintenance Company
11th 11th 11th
82nd 407th 82nd
101st 426th 101st

 

Vietnam Era Airborne Divisions/Brigades

82nd Airborne Division 502d & 82nd Supply & Air Equipment Support Companies
3rd Brigade (Separate)
82nd Airborne Division
Vietnam 1968-1969
82nd Support Battalion
101st Airborne Division 426th & 321st Supply & Air Equipment Support Companies
1st Brigade (Separate)
101st Airborne Division
Vietnam 1965-1967
101st Support Battalion
3rd Brigade
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Fort Campbell, KY  1972-1974
504th Quartermaster Company Aerial Delivery
1st Brigade (Airborne)
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
Vietnam 1965-1966
Aerial Equipment Supply Detachment
Support Company, 15th Supply & Services Battalion
1st Brigade (Airborne)
8th Infantry Division (Mechanized)
Germany 1963-1973
11th Parachute Supply & Maintenance Company
1st Brigade
11th Air Assault Division (Test)
Fort Benning, GA  1963-1965
165th Aerial Equipment Supply Detachment
36th Airborne Brigade
Texas National Guard  1973-1980
?
71st Airborne Brigade
Texas National Guard 1968-1973
371st Support Battalion
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate)
Vietnam 1963-1972
Air Equipment Support Platoon, C Company
173rd Support Battalion

 

Vietnam Era Aerial Delivery Units

101st Quartermaster Company (Provisional)
Air Equipment Support
Fort Campbell/Vietnam
109th Quartermaster Company
(Air Delivery)
Fort Campbell/Vietnam
383rd Quartermaster Detachment
(Air Equipment Supply)
Vietnam
549th Quartermaster Company
(Air Delivery)
Okinawa/Vietnam
623rd Quartermaster Company
(Air Equipment Repair Depot)
Fort Bragg/Vietnam

 

U.S. Army Reserve Aerial Delivery Units 1970s to 1990

421st Quartermaster Company
(Aerial Delivery)
81st ARCOM
431st Quartermaster Company
(Aerial Delivery Equipment Repair & Supply)
123rd ARCOM
775th Quartermaster Company
(Aerial Delivery)
103rd Support Brigade
824th Quartermaster Company
(Aerial Delivery)
120th ARCOM
861st Quartermaster Company
(Aerial Delivery Equipment Repair & Supply)
121st ARCOM

 

Aerial Delivery Units 1970s-1990s (Inactivated or Redesignated)

Rigger Detachment 7th Supply & Trans Bn, 7th Inf Div 1988-1990
49th Quartermaster Detachment
(Air Drop)
Fort Bragg, NC
51st Quartermaster Detachment
(Air Drop)
Fort Bragg, NC
53rd Quartermaster Detachment
(Airdrop Support)
Fort Campbell, KY
Company E, 407th Supply & Transportation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division Fort Bragg, NC
* E Company, 426th Supply & Transportation Battalion Fort Campbell, KY
*  Predecessor to the 53rd Quartermaster Detachment

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