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Only one military organization can hold and gain ground in war-a ground army supported by tactical aviation with supply lines guarded by the navy.

-- General Omar Bradley

119th Transportation Company

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119th Transportation Company Lineage


Constituted 23 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as Company B, 503d Port Battalion

Activated 26 April 1943 at Camp Stoneman, California

Reorganized and redesignated 30 June 1943 as the 275th Port Company

Inactivated 15 February 1946 in the Philippine Islands

Redesignated 15 November 1948 as the 119th Transportation Port Company and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 7 December 1948 at Fort Lawton, Washington

Redesignated 11 June 1953 as the 119th Transportation Company

Inactivated 30 June 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 21 December 1972 at Fort Eustis, Virginia


119th Transportation Company Honors


Campaign Participation Credit


World War II-AP: New Guinea; Leyte

Vietnam: 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 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII

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


Decorations


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

Army Superior Unit Award for 1994

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
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