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805th Transportation Detachment

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805th Transportation Detachment Lineage

Constituted 27 September 1966 in the Regular Army as the 605th Transportation Detachment

Activated 14 October 1966 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Inactivated 25 November 1968 in Vietnam

Redesignated 30 November 1987 as the 805th Transportation Detachment

Withdrawn 20 September 1994 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve

Activated 1 September 1996 at Tacoma, Washington

Ordered into active military service 26 March 2002 at Tacoma, Washington; released 24 March 2003 from active military service and reverted to reserve status


805th Transportation Detachment Honors


Campaign Participation Credit


Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI


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Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967-1968
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