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~ DEPART OF TER AR The Adjutant General's Office 4GAO-I 522 Gen Res (21 Apr 49) sco: SUBIZO' Change in Status of Gertoin Transportation Units TO: Comending Genoral Third Ary Chief of Transportation Paragraph 1 of letter, this office, AGLO-I 322 Gen Res (14 Feb 49) CSCO, 28 February 1949,’ subject as above, as suonded, is further enonded es follows: Less Ho_Grade_§5%_t Goln “Yo Grede_SS¥_Lino Col Sam T Gapt/Lt 5310 21 13 Cop t/bt E510 20 18 55-227 2 Rot O81 45 12 1PRG ‘Oel 45 12 55-228 2 Ret 085 SB 13 2 Ret Oe 58 13 LEH. OW 75 13 5-237 Lent 2204 13° 1it 4860 4 15 3 2 147 33 2 la 18 253 a204 15 lit 45924 15 i 55-239 21204 13 lit 485k 4 13 Copies furni {) O Birootore of AGERE Chief, Organization end Ths, OSUSA (Be si 3278) Personnel & Adninistretion, GSJSA » Ghiof, Historical Diy, ssush Tho Quarterester Generel (Attn: Heraldic Branch) Corminding Gener. Stations Listed in Paragraph 1 of basic ‘Tho Adjutant General's Office Washington 25, D. C. Commanding Generel ; Third Ary x | Chief of Transportation : 7, The following units will be reorganized as indicated, at the earliest Le date. The purpose of assignment of the.untts is: changed from Zone nterior Operating duty to General Reserves"? caer To be Reor~ : uth Strength ganized by: _ Station’ 1/6.4'5, eu Oge WO EM * eeke Ndi (each) 7 55-117, 28 Oct 48 5 0 291 Cort Gomptit ieee ae : ‘ z Third Arey Camp Leroy } Johnson, : La. (NOPE) 8634 Cott Fort Lawton} . Wash. i ) ¥839th and cort Oakland Army 854th Base, calif Trans rk Co! 55-17, 31 Aug 48 41st and Gort Camp Kilner, 42d Wide i 127 46th Third Army Camp Leroy Johnson, « Za, (NOES). Fort Lawton, srr Wath. ae fe Ookland Arny Base, calif. + Designated Regular Arny * Negro Porsonnel SUBJECT: Change in Status of Certain Transportation Units To bo Reor- Auth Strength Units ganized by: Station 1/088 ort wo BM i Teach) 55-17, 31 Aug 48 41 1 Cort Cenp, Stoneman, Calif. Cort 55-202, 18 Mar 44, 20 1 39 | w/0 1,3; Car 299, 4 ‘DA, 1948, as i amended : mss: No. Grade SSN___Line Coin 1 Capt 0709 le 13 : 1 Capt/Lt 5310 21 13 4 lt 0709 25 1S 5. Ret 0s 5413, . 2 Ret 405 57 13 i Ret 590 60 13 5 Ret 590 6213, J Pf a5 6513, 1 Ret 85 6615 1 Pfe “5 1 1s 1. Ret M5 OOS 20 IEss: Wo., Grade $51 Fron T/oun 65-226: 2 Ret 055 7 Gpl 060 7 Pie 050 1 Ret 590 12 Ret 185 2 Ret 835, 5 Pfc 236 3 Ret 309 3 Ret 345 7 Ret 521 55-225, 10 Sep 45, Chr-298 DA, 1948; ae’ anendoa 56 SUBJECT: Change in Status of Certain Transportation Units AGAO-I 322 Gen Res (14 Feb 19)¢S¢0T-M 23 February 1949 o be Reor= Auth Strength Units ganized by: Station a/co off vO mM Cort 55-225, 10 Sop 45 Gir 298, Da, 1948 as, anended Ret 12 Ret 12 Pre. 12 28 Ret, 5612 : 12 Rete 60 12 1 Gpl 61 22 1 Pte 6212 1 Ret 6812 Fron 2/088 55-223: 1 gant 1s 9 Ret 1s 2 Ret as 1, Ret 13 2. Ret 13 2,., Pte 13 2°" Pee 13 : 3 Ret 13 1 Ret 1s 2 Ret 13 . 3+ Bet- 1s. : 2 Ret 13 3 Ret 15 1 Ret 13 2 Pre 13 : 7 Ret 1s ye SUBJECT: Change in Status of Cortain Transportation-Units To be Reor— Auth Strength Units _fanized by: Station off "vo Cort 85-225, 10 Sep’ 45, Cir 298, DA, 1948, Sas anended : Lzss: Woe Grade Fron t/0a8 §5-; 1° 24tt 12 pl 24° Ret 12. .Pfe 12 4 5 Ret 055-4316 2) cpl 060° 45 16, 2. Pte 060. 46 16 9° Ret 594716: 4° Ret ove 57" 16 2 Ret fl 7 (16 3 Pte 23. 1.16 4... Ket 635 1s. 2 2... Pfe eas 74.16 4° Ret 5077 16 7 Ret el 738 (16 | vey. 288- ITOVONS # Designated Ree “SUBJECT: Change in Status of Certain Transportation Units AGAO-I S82 Gen Res (14 Feb 49) CSGOT-M 23'Fetruary ‘1949 Aiith Strongth Bo be, Reor-,, . Unit = intzed by: Station 2/00 ort wo BH | Cort -° 55-235, 4 Oct 43 a - wW/OI,2;' Cir 298,° DA, 1948, as anended. : as: i ‘ Vos Grade SSN’ "Tine Cala ; Feomn/Oah Las Cont 8 aaa H67""" 18 : 2 835 701s, | 2 40% 13 4 tags 18 | “ 1 345 76 13 | 8 52167713 | 4 15 | 2 «(15 | 35°15 : bl 15 | 54015 | 63 15 65° 15 67 15 + 1 Rant 2 Bxt0! 1s 11 Ret. “045 13 18 Ret 048, 3 5 Ret 590 13 < 3. Ret aa 1B 6." Ret sel, 13 #339th Trans Cort Fort Bustis, 55-500, 29 Sop 4%, 3 37 155 Harbor Craft Vow w/C 1,2,3,4 Colns! e Co-(Less’ Det (Det, FS Boat AC; AH; BA (Loss 2 a (Bort Crew) Grew at SEPE) Ret, 521, In 109, at NOPs) # Designated Regular Arny Colm 4); BB; BCs ax; SHI; HJ; SHK; Bla: BIG; Cir 298, DA, 1948, as anended, HenlQUanDols 70ST JhANSPORTATION calLwAL SHUP Bata TUN YORE 2UDIS, VIKGInIA liance with letter, wDaGO, File AGA0-1 322 wDGoT?-M, : "kecesignation and Reorganization of the 765th Trans 2 Corps kailway Shop Battalion," dated 26 april 1947, the ing report is submitted to the agencies listed in paragrayh tistribution column of the aforementioned directive. @. Forme: Designation: Te5th Transportation Corps kailway Shop Battalion. a, 2ffective date of change. 10 lay 1947 e. Lffecting instrument: General Order number 27, Headquarters Fort sustis, Virginia, 1947, copy attached. a asame instrum with same 1DCiK as 1, a above, in conformance with existing regulations. 1 Inel. Goa General Order number 27, Lt ool 1 neadquarters, Fort Lustis, Commanding Virginia. Distribution: “WAGO, Attention: Oper Br, AGAU-I WDGSs Attention: urg Br. thief of Transportation. furnisaed: uanding Generals Arty Ground Forces econd Army Fort austis, Virginia Directors of Organization & Training, WDGS Personnel & Administration, wDGS Chief, world war I or. Historical Div, WDSS (5 copies) @uartermaster General, Attn: Heraldic Section (5 copies) ] T T 7 i ij | | iy 1 | 1 1 | | i | i { | | | | | | | { i | iS | i i | t | | { i | i | ‘ ! | | , ! 1 i | | i ! | | cxararsoemths ont 02 05 207 16 (gy vosoy ‘coma | | | oncape eras O99 TE o¢ omy ot soa | ‘puraeag 06 Sey ‘ | ‘sic Sort SIL | Ste =L Stetk $Ime =U ste-9 | SHORE? Veit Ha % Hq Co, ‘Trane Trke Bos lig & Sve Co, Uth Trans Port Bo Tiath rans Rwy Opn Bn (Dicse2) 765th ‘Trane Rwy Shop —Br(DieseTy ~~ ‘ilegro personnel #Heroby allotted to Regular Arny; Pago 42 - Inclosure 1 SECRET , aos 55-16, 7 Max 49, w/c 1,2 (Coim’7, ¢ 2); Cir 10, DA, 51 55-116, 18 Oct 4y, w/e 1,2 7 4 (Coum 7, ¢ 2); Cir 10, DA, 51 55-225, 10 Sop 15 es 6 Cix 10, DA, 51; SR 650-60-5, 27 Mar 50 Plus: 1 Colm 10 Loss: 26 E-2, MOS 0199, In 56, Colm 12 from T/08E 55-227, 10 Sop 45 55-235, 4 Oct 43, w/c 1,2,3 22 6 98 Six 10, Dis Bly SR 850-6-5 Plus: Colm ih, 15 asd 16 of T/osE 59-237, 4 Oct 43, w/c 1,2,3 Leas: From 1/028 55-236, 4 oot 43, w/C 1,2: 5 B-2, MOS 0055, In 43; 28-2, Mos 0078, Lu 57; 2 8-2, Nos 0341, Ln’70; 3 8-3, MOS 0213, Ln 71s 4 B-2, MOS O32h, Ln 735 2 B-3, MOS 0374, Ln 74; b B-2, WS 0375, Lo 17 From 1/088 55-237, 4 Oct 43, w/c 1,2,3: 4 B-2, MOS 0033, Ln 36; 20 B-2, Mos 0112, Ln 57; 16 B-2, Mos 0302, Ln 59; 5 E-3, MOs O114, La 68; 9 8-2, MOE OL, In 63; 2B-2, MOS 0324, Ln 70; 4 B-2, MoS O2h2, Lv 75; 1 B-2, MOS 0345, In 16 From 1/088 55-238, 4 Oct 43, w/t 1,2: 6 B-2, MOS O0@b, In 29; 13 B-2, “MOS 0030, Ln 35; 2 B-2, MOS 0129, Ln’51; 12-2, MS 0162, Ln 54; 1 B-2, MOS 0345, Ln 635 5 B-3, MOS 0255, Ln 66 From 1/088 55-239, 4 Oct 43, w/c 1,2: 11 B-2, MOS OOK6, Ln 26; 16 B-2, MOS 0048, Ln 29;°3 B-2, MOS O14i, In 34 Unit 226th Sig Sve Co #507th Sig Sve Co Hq & Hg Co, 21st ‘Trens Medium Port Hq & Hg Co, 38 Trans Militery Reilway Service Hq & Hq Co, 351st Trane Hwy Transport Group hasth Trans Tre Reg Group SECRET — 11-500, 22 Sep 4h w/C 2; Cir 10, DA, 51; SR 650-60-5, 27 Max 503 LAP, 5 AG, 2 AL, 1 Do, 1 ac! 1 DH, 3 EB, 1 EP, 1 EQ, 1 ER, 1438, 6 FA, 2 FD, 1G, 1 FE, LFJ, 26D, 1GH, 16g, 1°6K, 1 11-500, 22 Sep Mh w/c’ 2;'cir 10, DA, 51; SR 650-60-5, 27 Mar 50; LAC, LaF, 4 ac, 2 AL, 1 DD, 2EB, 1 EP, 1 ER, 1D, 160, 168, 1 GW 55-120-1, 13 May 4b H/o 1; Cir 10, Da, 515 SR 650-60-5, 27 Mar 50; Less: Colm 16 and 17 55-302, 15 Aug 49 w/e 1 (Colm 7, © 1) 55-12, 28 Mar 50 w/e 1,2 (Colm 7, ¢ 2)3 Cir 10, DA, 51 55-500, 29 Sop 4h w/C 1,2; Cir 16, DA, 51; SR 650-60-5, 27 Mar 50 1 AB, 1 AP, 6 aC, 2 7B, 1 FO, 1¥D, OFS, 10 FF, 5 FG, 1 FE, 25s, 1, 3M, 4 FN, Fo, 1 FP, Plus: 3 Maj, MOS Code 0910 7 Capt, MOS Coto 0910 A Lt, MOS Code 0910 3 B-7, MOS Cod 1783 5 8-5, MOS Code 3783 9 B-k, MOS Code 3783 2 Bk} MOS Code ihos ul #Hereby allotted to Regular Aray Pag. 41 - Inclosure 1 SECRET Auth Ste om WO BM 17 3 2h6 10 2 4 55 6 169 36 6 oh le eS 39 61 4 235 SECREY LIDULSARY Ci ft ourr oury + 2 dt © Fg wqoo'*G 5g upoo *¢ (0390) "41 T 38 =" 5 g ates «¢ (0990) "43 (Q £(0990) "91 T :980q eT oT ne 00S £ Te Le 006 9 w 229 009 2 02 $29 009 ¢ oz = ote it 2 t ret £ eo lt 2 nt 09 eS tT Z dbo99 2@ 6 ‘AY WOrsogs (exo) TT NOTiOES (et0n) TY NOIsOES eas £ “Of ole t £ 08 Gly T £ Ov WE GH/ORES HO DON. ie OHTGE GD tn) (g) Wire) T.NOIOES ‘(P9t00) foravinosSVeE ao aaTHD T sunsotour “¢¢ fey | £2't o/m {t289r) fh 920 tae doug “Gea-coe AG Streaz uacoy Sh 428 Ot (sve3s) uz ady “Gee~sGy ay Stes antl Uz quog wh Te 02 = ssuear UaHT “QUI-SG 40g bE @ by UE 40g th THO — eueay UaTT “9UISG "40g by by Ug 325, 6h HL smear 44g “9T-Ss “09 by @ by bq Sry ¢ (Tage) 09 vay “OS-ST~GG gH aH Suesy D294 6h FRY G (TaIeg) 09 Hay “O2-BI-GG aH. AH SuUZE U366, 6h Bays 99 aay “OZBT-SG aH AH suUsT HaHG, (2) 179) 6r au lt 9. st nt st hems HunbyUARToUS 7O5TE ShAWSCURTATION valLwAL SHOP. Batts'auTUN wok 20sfIS, VIRGINIA 10 May 1947 Redesignation of 765th TC kailway shop Battalion and inactivation of Company "C", 10 & b.55-239 2 : See Distribution, ‘n compliance with letter, wDaGO, File AGAO-I 322 WDGOT-M, watch, "Hecesignation and Reorganization of the 765th Trans ge.tavion Corps Kailway Shop Battalion," dated 28 april 1947, the fciicwing regort is submitted to the agencies listed in paragrayh 5, aui distribution column of the aforementioned directive. @, Forme: Designation: 7e5th Transportation Corps kailway Shop Battalion. 7e5th Transportation Railway shop Battalion. ce. Station of reorganization: Fort kustis, Virginia. a, 2ffective date of change. 10 May 1947 e, bffecting instrument: General Order number 27, Headquarters Fort sustis, Virginia, 1947, copy attached. f, Inactivation of Company "C", TO&L 55-239 was - accomplished via-sume instYumént end authority with same DCM as 1, d above, in conformance with existing regulations. 1 Incl. Tike sd ap General Order number 27, Lt Col neadquarters, Fort iustis, Commanding Virginia. Distribution; ubAG0, Attention: Oper Br, AGAO=I WDGS: Attention: urg Br. chief of Transportation. 6, «. furnisaed: Comsinding Generals Arty Ground Forces Second Army Fort bustis, Virginia Directors of Organization & Training, WDGS Personnel & Administration, wDGS ?. carla war T ar, Histarioal Biv. chi f IT MarHo- 10 ANG 50 Fé. Eustis to schwet and then Cor a & Na Coupany, 762th Transgortatign, battalion Ng & Hg Dot, 75th Trensportation Battalion gs, 765th ‘Monsportation Ratlvay Spop Battalion Hige, 265th Transportation Corps Fallvay Shop Battalion Hgs, 765th Ratlusy Shop Battalion, TC iaiche, La. imi ce ASH Stand 3, Te Robinson. Soatile FOE, Wash, Get SD, a f20_Aug_50_{10-Aug_ 50 Pe Dobaing, Ga Wistnan Caitiand a CNT ore 373 t 8, bt Edt v petipth Tuan 10. ta TSPT Cost 5c so SE REL. [ee sLAuES0-TsSap50 | UW defensive Sigeso=ctanat UF ntarvontion 25fansl-2ihge5 {Yet OM Counterotfansive Baipesi= BiuTs1 | Oc spring offensive 97151 IN susor=fall offenaive Zéllovsi=30ap52 | Second. Korean winter =0Nvs2 | Korean suaser=tall 1 Does2= sopf0-argi_|Voritorious Unit Citas FTTH Vien ‘Conn DetGic Deets —| Wer ttortoue Unie joritorioae [dation (ond avai = Tares{ Vietnam Advisory G Tag tae ce [1c Op Peo ETT rect UC ae 7. 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EfCective 10 My 1947 ~ ob 27, Tiga, Fe Busts, 8 May 2947. ‘WAL be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, ch 3, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 23 OFF 6 WO 556 ENL - AGAO-I 322 (27 Sep 48) CSGOT-H, 45 Nov 1949." Bfootive 22 Hor 1248 ~ 60 72, liga, Fore’ sustis, 29 Nov 1948, "765th" transportation fatluay ‘Shop Battalion 12, DESIGUATED Roiler Ary and 29 changed fsom Zone of Intertor Operating duty to Goaarel Roservey vill be REORGANIZED under 708 55-235, 1943, ch 2 Cir 296, AUIHORIZED STRENGTH 21 OFP 6 WO’ 500 EX ~ 4GAOAT 322 Gon Ron (14 fob 49) OSGOT-H, 2) Feb 1949. ANEXDED'~ ACAO-I 322 Con fwd (21 apr 49) SOOI-M, 6 Yay 1949,” Bffoctive Jn 1919 ~ 60 22, gs, Fort Aistis, Ve, 9 March 1949. AMENDED ~ cO 46, Hye, Fort dustin, 16 May 1949. “WLLT bo REORGANIéED ‘usdar 102 55-235, 19495 Gh 3, DA Cir 290, AUTHORIZED SrieNoTH 21 OFP'9 WO 500 EH ~ AGAO-I 322 en Ree (27 oct. 19) cS00T=H, 21 Nov 1949. Betective 30-Dag 1949 - GO 102) tge Fort Bustle, 13 Dee 1949. Win TRARSPER cn permanant change of station fron fort ustis, Ve to Soattle fort of barketioa earoute to Pusaa, Korea, Shipmont No, 2825-05 sSSIGED to Far Fant Comsatd, op exrivel overseas ~ GOUT €6365, 24 Jul 2950,” AMENDED ~ Cu-OUT 66985, ua oe, “satin Pe mst te zdue este eh Soctile Me 40 tue 2050; PLES Satie ob 10 Aug 1050 oa toed WSIS "cunorea 8, Dy Sturgis" ~ 24 Ind, Seattle FOE, TOSEP-MD S11 (1 Ape 54) 27 apr 1954, ARRIVED Korea 21-Aug-1950 - ist Ind, WS ray Forse, Far Basty 21 Jul 195 Dot 1, 1s/ATTAG#9 to fg) Yortharn Command effective on arrive at Camp Sohinmolpfonnig, Honshu, Japan ~ GO 28, lige Sepan Logldtical Comand, 12 fan 1951, AMEIOHD = 0091, Hge Japan Logiaticn) Cosmand, 2 Feb 2951, Tot 1 vill TRUNSFEN on poruanoat chango of station from Camp Schimalpfonnte, Honsha, Jepan to Pusan, Koros, shiqnont li, 40051 = M0 36, JL 370.5 O16, npan Logietical Comund, 1} Pob 1951, Eetective 25 Feb 195) ~ GO 223, Age Japan Logiatieal Command, 3 Yarch 2951, Wilt be REQRGANTH=D under 108 55-235, 1943, ch 3; AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 22 OFF 6 WO 498 EM AGAOAI 322 (12 Oot $1) Gl-M, 25 ct 1951. svective 16 Deo 195 ~ GO $72, Blgnth Us Army, Koroa, 6 Dec 1951. FOR HISTORY SEE: Cet Ne. 1, Office Chief of Military Motory, SSUSA, 15 Sop 1952. ASSIGNED to Korean Conmucationa Zons, offeotive 16 Ost 1952 ~ GO 63k, Highth US iray, Korea, 18 Oct 1952. Wild be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, h $= AGAGHI (H) 322 (20 Nov 52)G1, 2f Hov 1952, Effective 1 Feb 1953. ~ GO 16, Korean Coumuntcations Zone, 28 Jan'1953. WALL be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, Gh 6 w AGAGLI (H) 322 (3 Fob $4)G2, 23 Fed 1954, Effective 8 kur 2964 - GO 109, Koroen Comuntcations Zone, 31 tar 1354, 48 DESIGNATED an Unit Day - 34 Ind, AG 006 M4 (28 Aug’s4) US Army Forcea, Far East, 2 Sop 1954. APFROVD ~ Ath Ind AoNO-T 312.7" (28 Aug $4), 26 Sep 1954. “765th tranaportation Railway Shop Battalion vill bo INACTIVATED effective 20 Doc 1254 - AGAO-T (M) 322 (18 Nov 54)C2, 10 Doc 1954, Hfective 20 Dee 1854 ~ G0 437, Korvan Coumunteations Zone, 1 Dec 295. lig, 765th Transportation Retlvey Shop Battalion 12 REDESIGNATED Hg & Hq Det 765th Transportation Battalion effective } ASSICIED to Third United Statoo Army; vill bo AGTIVATHD at Pe Bonning, Ga an (Aoft Maint. & Sup) under S0B Soa56D, 3961, cn 1 (300-21) Fricrity 6, AUEORIZED STRENGIM 11 OFF 1 WO 39 EML ~ AGAO-O'(K) (18 Mar 63) DOSPER, 26 Mar 1963 ‘GieLOE’~ ACAE—0 (H) (20 Apr 63) DOSPER,'15 Apr 1963. Effective 26 war 1963 - 00 95, Maird US Arey, 25 Mar 1963. AMENDED ~ G0 135, Third US Arey, 30 hp 1963, ASSIGIED REDCAT Gh, Priority 4.2 ~ AGAO-O (M) (24 Oot 63) DCSPER, 1 Nov 1983, Effective 12 Yoy 196} - GO 330, Third F US Ary, 12 tor 1963, ‘Will TRANSFER on permanent change of station from.Ft {> Ga to eprop.arny tal to USARPAC; Movement (Proj )Code UMKs say poy t Pour dot aubhy ASSTGID £0 USARPAG on esd 7 DA SGLLIS©°7 Aug 2964, AMEDD ~ DA 982857, 29 hug 2964, Ute, A0I0t-2, US Aray Infantey Ctr, 17 Aug 1964 AMENDED - Ltr AJIOT=O, US Aray Infantry Gtr, 18 sug 1964 & 21 Aug 1964, DEPARTED ‘Pt Boning 8h OF faissty i hy tatantiy Oty 22 Sep 1964r Mada Boy DEPAECID mh tia, OS key ae ROANTZED co (Aett Maint & up) under TE ‘55456, 1961, Ch 2 (300-25) AUTHORIZED STRENOTH 11 OFF 3 WO 43 ENL 0 Cee eee ‘LL Aug 1964, Effective 5 Aug 1964 - CO 215, Third US Army, 5 Aug 1964. J sap ise. ARRIVED South Vietnam 30 Sep 1964 - AO TH 45718, U> Aray Support Comant, Viotnan, 13 Oct. WAM be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-4560, 1961, ch 2 (300-25) AUIHORTZED SIRSNGTH 23 OFF 3 WO 52. BNL ~ AGA0-0 (M) 6 tug 65) DOSPER, 24 tug 1965, Effective 25 Ade 1965 - 00 264," United Stateo Army, Pacific, 20 Aig 2965. DOE 55-668, USARPAG 2/67, Tove) 2, vith an authorised strength 12 OFF 7 iO 63 Bil, effective 25 Jan, 1968 48 approved 29 Dec 1967 ~ Aasb-c (21 Jan 68} ACSFOR,’25 Jan 1968 (Cc) ABORGANLEED eftective 4 Nar 1968. ©'00 Tai, United Staten kerr, Pacific, 23 Feb 1968. art Gtr & Ft Boning, 28 Sop 1964, 1964. RECROANIZED under MIOE $5-456D PAG 1/67, level 2, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 19 OFF 3 WO 45 RUL, effective 15 Nov 1967 = 408D-C (22 Sep 67) AcSPOR, 26 Sep 1967; 00 239, U'S Aiwy, Pacific, 7 Nor 1967. ele toe 55-66FP02, PAC 1/68, level 1, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 12 OFF 7 WO 62 ENL is APRROVED vith an effective date of 30 Jun 1968 4080.6 (H) (8 O2e 68) ACSFOR, 15 Nov 1968. (No 881) REORGANIZED effective 20 Dee 1968 = GO 632, US Arey, Pacific, 13 Dec 1968. a TOE '55-66FP00, 700088, level 1, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 12 OFF 7 WO 63 ENL Ls APIROVED with an effective date of 25 Jan ‘Gi ‘Aos0-C (MH) (20 Aug 68) ACSFOR, 23 Jan 1969. IGE 55-066FPO1, 7001/68, level 1, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 12 OFF 7 WO 62 EL 1s REORGANIZED effective 25 Jun 1969 - 60 499, U6 Amy, Pacific, 20 Jun 1969," CONFiRMED ~ AGSD-C (H) (19 dun 69) ACSFOR, 26 Jun 1969. (6779 NIOE 53-66FP02, as annotated, 1s approved 18 May 1970 to REORGANIZE Nq & Hq Conpany, 765th Transportation Battalion, effective 25 Jun 1940 - AGAO-D (4'Jun 70) ACSFOR, 10° Jun 1970 CUSCONARC No. 392, FY 70).” REORGANIZED, effective 20 Jun 1970 ~ Go 277, US amy, Pacific, 25 Jun 1970. AEPROVED under HTOE 55-667P02 ~ 200170 - LEVEL 1 ~ AUIORIZED' STRENGTH, 11 OFF, 7 Wo, 57 EXL = aGA0-D (H)"(11 Jun 70) ACSFOR, 17 Jun 1970 (USARPAC No. 392, FY 70). TOE 55-66FPSO1 ts approved 12 Mar 1971 to REORGANIZE tig & Hg Company, 765th Transportation Battalion, effective 2OADE SI = AGH0-D (12 Hae 72) ACSFOR, 5 ape 1971 (USARPAC No. 323, FY Ti). REORGANIZED, effective 13 Agr 1971, {icte Maint) under WTOE 95-66FP501 = PS0171 = LEVEL 1 = AUTWORIZED STRENGTH, 11 OFF, 7 WO, 96 ENL - G0 186, US Aray, Pactfte, 26 Mar 1971, CONFIRMED - AGA0-D (H) (22 Mar 71) ACSPOR, 5 Apr 1991 (UsaRPAG Nov 323, FY 71)- a ig 6 Hq Company, 765th Transportation Battalion vill REDUCE in Vi 2, fansportation Battalion v in Vietnam £0 Color Guard Detachment and REDERLOY to FE Layie, Wash fo INACTIVATION + Hogg. 09: 5 Boise Gated batachmant, Ay & MaSconpany: YEAR PEAESBs282 Fon paccation ARRIVED Travis AFB, Calif, 29 Apr 1972 - Meg, 02082 Travis APB, 30 Apr 1972: DEFARTED Vietnam 29 Ape 1972 Nagy 1002, UBARY, 29 ape 1972" ster @UinyZ SP te J etalon will be INACTIVATED ~ DA Meg, 19102, 3 Max 1992. EEfacttve Ooo ? © Hg & iq Company, 763eh Transportation ‘Oakland Army Base, Calif = Be Stxth US Army, 28 Apr 1972. 30_ape1972 Ht PAC Mey 240349 ZB, Het 72(ae-md, Phe 2-73) wi 930482, 72d iad’ Pao d- 7%) QUERIT 42462 & 42104 29 Jamery 1965 ‘Testh Tons Ry Shop En SUBJHOT: Cost of Arms and Distinctive Invignie for the portation Railway Shop Battalion 10 Conmnding officer ‘765th Transportation Hed lmy shop Battalion 20 69, 0/o Postmaster fen Franeisoo, Callomia The coat of avs for bie FSG¢h iransyartndien Rallnay Shop Battaidon 1s epproveds ‘The blezansy an] dosoription are as follows: Bizomny SHIELD: Gules (brick red) a raiivoad track in bond or, betwen the top of o castio touer with em Yabtlenonts and az "A" frano of tha Like, GREST: Bonde HoTTo:; maxima Potens (Great Power). SCRIP RT The colors terisk reé and yollow aro unod for Transportatlens Tho railroad treck symbolizes the functions of the organizations ‘The castle roprosents the battle honor oardod for cervios in ‘the Rhinelond, ‘ho "A" Sroas cigniSes Koren gorviee, espe oioliy in its trensport phasos, ” 2. the dictinotive inaig Shop Battalion 4s approved. Tho for tho 765th Tvensportetion Retlnay 7a insignia conaiete of the 2 orgeaieation, which is old and motto of the coat of ame docoribed in paragraph e 7O 3B t A242 & AZ 765th Frans Ry Shop "a SUBECT; Coat of Ares ond Plotinotive Insignia for the ‘T6Sth Transportation Railway Shop Usttelicn 4 This approval ietter is in accordance with "Offioiel Statensat of Lineage ond Sattle Honore,” cuted 26 Auguat 3952, copy of vhich, it 4 understood, was furnighod your orgentention ty Office of iillitary History. POR THE QUARTER: TER CHIRAL ye Khe CAS Sih DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY Lineage and Honors 165th TRANSPORTATION BATTALION (STRAIGHT ARROW) constituted 12 March 1943 in the Arny of the United States as the 765th Railway Shop Battalion, Transportation Corps Activated 4 May 1944 at Camp Plauche, Louisiana Redesignated 8 Decenber 1945 as the 765th Transportation Corps Railway Shop Battalion Redesignated 28 April 1947 as the 765th Transportation Railway Shop Battalion Allotted 23 February 1949 to the Regular arny Inactivated 20 Decenber 1954 in Korea Redesignated 1 March 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 765th ‘Transportation Battalion Activated 26 March 1963 at Fort Benning, Georgia Reorganized and redesignated 5 March 1968 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 765th Transportation Battalion Inactivated 30 April 1972 at Oakland Army Base, California Headquarters transferred 1 October 1988 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and organized at Fort Eustis, Virginia CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT L Rhineland Sorean War UN Defensive UN Offensive COF Intervention Firat UN Counteroffensive CCF Spring Offensive UN Suaner-Fall Offensive Second Korean Winter Sunaer-Fall 1952 n Winter Korea, Summer 1953 Meritorious Meritorious Neritorious Meritorious Meritorious Meritorious Neritorious Meritorious Republic of Republic of 1970-1972 Republic of 765th TRANSPORTATION BATTALION (STRATGHT ARROW) Unit Coamendation Unit Commendation” Unit Commendation Unit Commendation Unit Commendation Unit Commendation Unit Commendation Unit Commendation Vietnam Advisory Defense Counteroffensive Counteroffensive, Phase IT sive, Phase III Counterof: Tet Counteroffensive Counteroffensive, Phase Countereffensive, Phase V Counteroffensive, Phase Tet. 69/Counteroffensive Sunmer-Fall 1969 Winter-Spring Sanctuary Counteroffensive Countereffensivt Consolidation Consolidation Cease-Fire DECORATIONS (aray), Streamer (Arny), Streamer (aray), Streaner (arny), Streamer (ray), Streaner (Arey), Streamer (ary), Streamer (arny), Streaner Korea Presidential Unit Citation, 1970 Phas 1 1 embroidered embroidered embroidered enbroidered eabroidered enbroidered enbroidered enbroidered vr Iv vit KOREA 1950-1981 KOREA 1951-1952 ‘VIETNAM VIETNAM VIETNAM VIETNAM VIETWAM VIETNAM, Streamer enbroidered 1964-1965 1966-1967 1967-1968, 1968-1970 1970-1971 1971-1972 KOREA Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer enbroidered VIETNAM Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Clas eubroidered VIETNAM 1971 BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: ed HAROLD W. Colonel, +_NELSON Streamer Field Artillery Chief of Military History { { Go 10 D/A ay January 1953 ot exortlence, matchlone condone, Played by Oho tnniers of thin nattatice weteral'y Ualtes Nations In Kovea nod redeet greet ced nervice of tho Uaitot States (Gonerei Orders Staten emer 2. fn rugiert of come opera G21 Mareh 1082, "Revpomethe fer the tame ton moet ofthe rallcond rolling stock In ose ls conulstenty carted out thelr ff thele most outatand Auction methods whied resulted lo ¥ tremendous teerens shops ayersted ly the batalion, Peale nnd extensive euleace drives renit mede pobie the waving a: 8 arse ff money ving » rina “een tconctay was the kernote. ‘Tbe superior techalcel profisenrs acd tv'ew ert, Gf the modern of this battalion enracd them the deepest rovpert an! & Goo of aif hore cusnizant of tele fine Work and contsIhated avienen {ye enccns nebleved by thle orzarintion In acovslesng tw sit -hy wana rmisrion, hoe matertaliy furthering the cane of the Uaited Notona to ‘Tho 165th Transportation Reineay Shop Battalion spayed wich cotatancing Aerotioa to duty in the pertoranoce of exceptionally Qifeait tnsk an to wt 17 fpert and above other units having sitar lesion The eres! ait eapr= de corpe, and unstinting devotion to duty exited hy the members thin baltatloe reflect great credit on themselvo4 and the military service of the United Staten, (Generel Orders 468, Heedquartere, Highth United States Arm. Ivrea, 11 Auger: 192) | 22 The Brgtncer Map Reprauction Detachment, S093IR Army Unit, te ted {for excentionally meritorious cenduct tn the performace of Outs sh ners ioee {Sn fupport of combat operattona in Koren during tae period 1 July 19) to 30 ‘April 1052. Assigned the mlesion cf preparing to¢ publishing’ ape for sam by Ualted Nationa forces throvshunt Korea, thir detaclitaent cone vently carried ‘ut {ts assignment tn an exemplary manner derplte formidanie :hetaciea. Fro ‘Guentiy called upon to prepare special materia! for wbieh thelr equlrment wea ot dentzned, the members of this detachncent dlaplaped great reacyrcexfulness ‘0nd farenulty: tn making feld tmprovieations whlet ensbied thm to complete “every. project. ansigned to. them. Although If was awvally. cporating. under "© atrenst the delachivent prepared tore thin 1.600 terms f Intelligence rate. lal, mallog over 8 aillon Impressiooa ‘The Bngineer Hep Reproduction Do “tachment; 80881. army Unis displayed uch. outstanding devotion to duty tn {Ge performances of exceptionaity dificult taxka as to te apart from ned above ther obite with almliar mlasloua ‘The outstanding Yecholeal hill and’ abi” ‘o noo avaliable materiale eahittted by the members oe thia detachrorat tele? reat cralit ob Uhetscl¥on ahd the military anrvice of the Uritod Statee. (Com ral Orders 106, Hoedguarters, Elsnth Onited Stotce Army, Rorcs, 17 November Be MSE SE I1_-DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITASON-—DA Geaerai Grtera 108, pera ing tothe Bd Hartalion, Yeh Infantry, aid the 24 Battolten, 15th Inféntry, He Iafenry Dison and atcha oT fectadeas ‘7400 xs, 10 perienced employe is killed in an accident In many cases, lives would be saved by immediate and’ competent first aid. ‘The presence of qualified first-aid men on pas senger trains would do much to win pab- Tie confidence and friendship. And, of conse, it is no more than ordinary ‘de- ceney to humanity to give afd to anyone who is injured, Railroads should examine their consciences a little and ask them selves if they are doing all that can be done for persons who are injured by their trains, Well, these are some of the ideas a thoughtful railroad man gets while bang~ ing along in a caboose or sitting in a hotel room at the wrong end of his run. T can just imagine some crusty old official snort- ing, * Your id ry interesting, son, Lut mayhe you don't realize that they would costa lot of money.” T would fike to tell the old codger that it's costing a lot of money to go on the way the railroads are now, What about these cLotten from HKonoa . Railroad Megazine fleets of tucks that jam every highvsay in America? Where are they getting thee innsiness? Some of their freight 1 of & type that can't be conveniently handled by railroads, but alot of it represents bs ness the railroads have Tost becatse of 1 necessary delays and other ineficincies Railroads were built by men with the pioncering spirit. That spirit i not ded not among the railroad men know. But t's heen haltaslep for quite a few years nove. Tn the meantine, sone ater indus tries have been doing some pioneering for themselves in the elds of education and efficiency. It's bout time forthe railroads to wake up and see what this half of the 20th Century is like, Tia rail, Tve got it in my blood. 1 have faith in the industry. I believe that there is plenty” of opportunity. And. think that those railroad’ men’ who will profit from it wil not be thinking of the Seniority. They will be thinking of tr ing and efficiency, JW, BENJAMIN, Jr. G6PUN INTO the roundhouse Nellie, the brakeman can't. corner yout there!" Like cowboys and Indians oF West Virginia mountaineers, railroading and railronders—their songs and. their sayings —are a traditional part of Ameri- can folklore. Tt is tradition that eil- roniders are a tough brand of citizen, that their life is something set apart, that 10 Joe a railroader you've got to be'a pretty tough exe There isa section of Korea littered with locomotives, crisscrossed with railroad tracks, busting with activity; they eall the area the “Pusan Tack Shop,” of more simply, “The Roundhouse.” Opeating the shop ate big men, sweaty men, dirty men they eal them the “rounuhonse hoy Combine railonders and old soles and you have a really special breed of citizen, And combine these men with the roundhouse and you have what the Army calls t The 3 original sponsored in 1944 by'the Erie Railroad. Since then all the original romhouse men and old Erie railroaders have leit the unit. But it still considers itself an ie Railroad outit There are plenty of oldtimers around from other companies, ‘Take for instance Capssin Walter J. Wood Athens, Pay machine shop superintendent. Captain Won as Bens oar 36 working for such lines as the New York Central, Lehigh Valley, and Missouri Pas cific. Or take Master A. Morris, Newport News, Va,, railway blacksmith. Mortis has been in the Army twenty Years lating as a mile skinner and then shifting to railroading, SEC William Butler, Portland, Ore., hospital train- maintenance man, worked. wn years for the Union Pacific, ay a fireman sgeant Milton | ALIEN LAND by Wild Savoy (Published at $3.00) eeetey man there an be soe arn You can hive titer one of Published price 2 Even the commanding officer, Lt. Col. James K. Hanks, Houston, Texas, is an ‘ld railroader with fourteen years expeti- ‘Although less experienced, the newer and younger men are finding the railroad business to thei Hi Pet, Dale Winninger, French Lick, nd, “Twas surprised to find all of the buildings rec- fangular, but ve sort of grown to Tike that name “roundhouse man” Take all other outfits in Kore April thy a week. And when yout see them mother- ing 90-ton engines around on eranes—that audds up to a lot of hours! Recently some of the men have been able to cut down to. 60-70 hour week. The shops operate 24 hours a day. Beside one building is a snond hopefully constructed last It is covered with weeds now. T's hot too! In the spring the temper ature was hitting over 110 degrees in some of the shops. They don't bother to take the temperature in the summer. What have they done? In a twelve ‘month period the railroaders made heavy repairs on several hundred locomotives. ‘That means taking the boiler off the en- gine, disassembling the works, making ev- erything tick and then putting it back to- gether again, The boys have made heavy repairs on thousands of freight cars, and Inundreds of passenger cars. (Secu probibits the giving of exact figures). ‘And, in addition, they've produced ever thing from stoves to a one-ton air han imer~strietly as a side line. ‘A, SECENTLY completed job had the roundhouse boys turning out one thousand general's stars. ‘The stars are larger than the usual insignia; they are now on jeeps and sedans belonging 0 ‘generals throughout Korea, ‘The roundhouse area contains sixteen large buildings, everyt structs paint shop brightens up all trains and ac- cessories, such as hospital beds, The tin Roilrood Magazine shop recently turned out to ice-boxes for hospital trains. The foundry shop has 1 special problem in straightening flatcars bent by tanks, This is done with a hand jack, The heavy locomotive repair shop works on four engines at a time, The forge and foundry shops turn out brake- shoes, valves faucets—everything needed to keep trains in operating trim. It's quite problem, for besides American and Korean trains, French, Belgian, Japa~ nese, and Russian rolling stock is in op- eration. Since the outbreak of the war, trains in ‘operation on the South Korean tracks have tripled, and a large number of new and renovated locomotives have been brought in, including many Diesels Three warehouses hold the replace- sent parts, In them can he found every- thing from soup to nuts. For instance 19,000-pound Diesel trucks—in one box. ‘One shop the railroaders are partict- larly proud of is the hospital maintenance shop. Sergeant Butler and his men have been responsible for the maintenance of all hospital cars in Korea. First Lt. Harry W. Robinson, Arthurdale, W. Va., boiler shop superintendent, is enthusiastic over the work of this shop. “If it weren't for Butler's improvisations, his inventions ‘and field expedients, and the tireless work ‘of his men, they'd be carrying the wound- ed on ‘A’ frames by now. “Firsts” for the 765th include the reno- vation of the “peace train,” the construc tion of the only Class 1 ‘American style sleeper train in’ Korea (The Eusak Express) ; the addition of railroad wheels to trucks and buses for use as impro- vised hospital cars and switch engines; renovation of the Pusan ice factory’: an fast but not least—they built the rollers for the presses that print the Korea edi- tion, Pacific Stars and Stripes “The men of the 765th have developed a new idea concerning the origin of their ‘We keep the Korean War moving” they say. “And the war just keeps go- ing round and round—and where she stops nobody knows.” One hig reason t and live the average frei and carries it fasi Associanio “Pera On the Spot AROUNO THE TURN track through Towa on THE ROUNDHOUSE. Boys ot wees wr Bob 26 Sep 64) jug} 55. | Trapoc [1 Oct 88 Ri oo 765th Transportation Battalion Hq & lq Company, 765th Transportation Battalion Sve Gnd [22 Jun 25. Hg & Hg Det., 765th Transportation Battalion Terre 17 Mar 46 Higs, 765th ‘Transportation Railway Shop Rattelion Coft 125 May 46 Hgs, 765th Transportation Corps Railway Shop Battalion Hgs, 765th Railway Shop Battalion, TC Line Ties me Teatro Fron Rewnnes ONBAT PERIOD CAMPATNE_ AND WONORS RaTnoRTT May Ads | WORLD WAR TL 19 Jul ‘15Sepi4-21Mer,5 | Rhineland | WD GO 118, 1945 | GEORGE WASHINGTON" 6 De 5 | Ship #414,-8 | KOREA = Tan, jLAue50-15Sep50 | UN defensive DA_GO 80, 1954. 13 Feb 1GSep59—-Bllovs? [UN offensive ae ~ ‘Jun. hin #10165=HE BNov5 jan51_| COF intervention ca w 3_Jul a 25Jen51-21ipr51 | ist UN Counteroffensive a e [au ‘22AprS1- EJul51 | CCF spring offensive wo w 6 Jul 45 ‘QJu151-27Nov51 [UN summer-fall offensive |" " 10 Aug 50 2éNov51-30Apr52 | Second Korean winter, wT "GEN S. D. STURGIS" 10 Aug 50 [Ship #2825=-¢ IMay52-30Nov52 | Korean summer-fell 1952 ae = | INACTIVATED | 1WDec52-30Apr53 | Third Korean Winter Ete z Ft Benning, Ca P) 26 Mar 63126 3: we Way53-275u153 [Korean sumer=fall 1953 |" " n Vietnam {P20 Sep. Travis AFR, Calif (T)[29 Apr 72D: 1Sep50-1Mar51 | Meritorious Unit Citation | DA GO 52, 195] | Oakland AB, Calif (T2924. INACTIVATED is, YA 1 Oct 88 Znackiveied 22Sep51-21Nars2 | Meritorious Unit Gitation | Dé GO 10, 1953 19Sep50-31Ju152 |Republic of Korea Preai- [DA 10 33, 1953 | dential Unit Citation VED, Oct64-Dec65 | Meritorious Unit. Commendation. DA_GO_40,1966 Oct64-Dec65 [Meritorious Unit Conmendation (Security | Platoon) DA GO 40, 1966 INovOo-31OCtHT_| Meritorious Unit Comien= [GO 2186, USARV, dation (and Award) I Nay 196i ‘[sMar62- TMar65 | Vietnam Advisory Campaign DA GO 83, 1968 Th Ce woe wave? -3) claw 7o| myc Cewek oe J | Agee Fe duevi~ St Jaw7ul Me fe 32.2 Te690-31 wy 7(| Mu © T1930, FR 765th Trangpértdtion Bn is ORGANIZED uhder the U.S. Army Regimantal (System, Effective 1 Ocit_ 1988. NGAZ FORM a7 HISTODIPAL MATA CARN as 35 ‘765th Railway Shop Battalion, Transportation Corps is CONSTITUTED on the Inactive List - AG 320.2 (11 Mar 43) OB-I- SPHOU, 12 March 1943. ASSIGNED to Now Orleans Port of Bnbarketion;-will be ACTIVATED at Camp Pleuche, La under TOE 55-236, 1943 - AG 322 (20 Apr 44) B-I-SPMOU-H, 24 Arr 1944. Effective 4 May 1944 - ASF Now Orleans Port of Eubarkation, 5 May 19/4. ‘7é5th Railway Shbp Battalion is affiliated with The Erie Railroad Company - AG 381 (24 Apr 44) OB-I, 1 May 1944. Will TRANSFER on permanent change of station from Cp Plauche, La to Camp Millard, Ohio; ASSIGNED to Firth Service Command ~ SPX 370.5 (6 Jul 44) OB-S-SPMOT-M, 7 Jul 19444 DEPARTED Op Plauche, La 17 Jul 1944 - CM-IN-13409, New Orleans POE, 15 Jul 1944 (16 Jul 44). ARRIVED Op Millard, Ohio 19 Jul 1044 — Troop Movement Table, 20 Jul 1944. Medical Detachment will be REORGANIZED under TOE 8-500, 1944, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 2 OFF & EM - AG 322 (20 Oct 44) OB-I~ SPMOU-M, 25 Oct 1944. Effective 30 Oct 1944 - GO 101, ASP, Fifth Service Coumand, 30 Oct 1944. Will TRANSFER on permanent change of station from Cp Millard, Ohio to New York Port of Bubarkation enroute to Oversea Station Shipment Nr. 4144-B, Adv Det Shipment Nr 4144-BX - WD 370.5 (4 Nov 44) OB-S-E-SPMOT-M, 6 Nov 1944. Adv Det DEMRTED 10 Dec 1944 on board "Queen Mary"; ARRIVED England 16 Deo 1944 - Water Transportation Report, 21 Dec 1944. Main Body DEPARTED Camp Millerd, Ohio, 18 Dec 1944; ARRIVED Camp Shanks, N. Y. 19 Dec 1944 - Troop Movement Teble, 21 Dec 1944. DEPARTED New York Port of Enbarkation 26 Dec 1944 on board "George Washington” ARRIVED England 7 Jan 1945 - Water Transportation Report 10 Jan 1945. ‘Will TRANSFER on permanent change of station from England to La Havre, France; DEPARTED Southampton, Englend, 12 Feb 1: ARRIVED LeHlavre, France 13 Feb 1945 = 34 Ind, 765th Transportation Corps Railway Shop Battalion, 17 Apr 1947. W111 TRANSFER ch permanent change of station from Present Overseas Station to Port in Continental United States under Shipment Nr. 10165-HH = WD 370.5 (26 May 45) OB-S-E-SPMOT, 27 May 1945. DEPARTED IcHavre, France, 24 Jun 1945 on board "Santa Maria" ARRIVED Boston Port of Huberkation 3 Jul 1945 - Water Transportation Report, 9 Jul 1945. DEPARTED Camp Myles Standish, Mass 4 Jul 1945 ARRIVED Op Joseph T. Robinson, Ark 6 Jul 1945 - Radio, Cp Myles Standish, Mass, 5 Jul 1945. ASSIGNED to Army Service Forces and Eighth Service bommand = AG 370.5 (19 Jun 45) OB-S-E-SPMOT-M, 22 Jun 1945. ‘765th Railway Shop Battalion, TC ie REDESIGNATED 765th TC Railway Shop Battalions will be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, Ch 3, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 24 OFF 2 WO 474 EM; CONCURRENTLY with reorganization Med Det will be INACTIVATED - AG 322, (28 Rov 45} OB-I-SPMOU-M, 8 Dec 1945. Effective 29 Dec 1945 - Ltr, gs 765th TC Ruy Shop Battalion, 2 Jan 1946. 1 Det will TRANSFER on temporery change of station from Cp Joseph 7. Robinson, Ark to Ft Benning, Ga ~ Ltr, Hqs Army Service Forces, SPK 370.5 (9 Jan 46) OB-S-SPMOT-M, 10 Jan 1946. 1 Det to be DESIGNATED as 24 Det, 765th Railway Shop Battalion presently on Temporary change of station at Ft Benning, Ga will TRANSFER o/a 30 Jan 1946 to Fort Monroe, Va for a temporary change of station; ATTACHED to Third Service Command on ARRIVAL = Ltr, 370.5 (30 Jan 46) OB-S-SPMOT-M, Hqs Army Service Forces, 31 Jan 1946. Wi11 TRANSFER on permanent change of station fron Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Ark to the Armed Service Forces Transportation Center, Fort Eustis, Va; ASSIGNED to Armed Service Forces Transportation Ctr on ARRIVAL - Ltr, 370.5 (21 Feb 46) 0B-S-SPMOT-M, Aruy Service Forces, 28 Feb 1946, DEPARTED 15 Mar 1946; ARRIVED Ft Eustis, Va 17 Mar 1946 - Ist Ind, Ft Bustis, Va, 8 Apr 1946. Co A, will be R®ORGANIZED under TOE 55-237, 1943, Ch 3 AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 9 OFF 226 EM - AG 322 (21 Mar 46) OBE-SPMOU-M 25 Mar 1946, AMENDED - AG 322 (3 Apr 46) AO-I-SPNOU-M, 3 Apr 1946, Effective 1 Aue 1046 - Ltr, Hgs 765th Railway Shop Battalion 1 Apr 1946, GO 18, Army Service Forces Transportation Ctr, 2 Apr 1946. RELIEVED from ASSIGNMENT to Army Service Forces Transportation Ctr, Ft Hustis, Va ans ASSIGNED to Chief of Transportation, effective 25 May 1946 = AG 322 (17 May 56) AO-I-SPMOU-M, 24 May 1946. GO 18, ASF, Hqs Ft Eustis, Va, 1 Jun 1946. Company A, will be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-237, 1943, Ch 3 AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 6 OFF 137 EM effective 29 May 1046 - AG 322 (6 May 46) AO-I-SPMOU-M, 16 May 1946. GO 7, Hqs ASFTC, 29 May 1946. WAL be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, Ch 3 AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 27 OFF 2 WO 471 ENL ~ AG 322 (10 Jul 46) AO-I- WDGOI-M, 18 Jul 1946. Effective 5 Aug 1946 - 00 2, Transportation Corps Training. Ctr, 1 Aug 1946. Page 2 -- HED, 765th Trans Bn 765th Transportation Corps Railway Shop Battalion is REDESIGNATED 765th Transportation Railway Shop Battalion; will be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, Ch 2, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 13 OFF 1 WO 268 ENLs concurrently with reorganizetion, Co C, will be INACTIVATED - AGAO-1'322 765th Trans Railway Shop Bn (16 Apr 57) WDGOT-M, 28 Apr 1947. Effective 10 May 1947 - GO 27, Hgs, Ft Bistis, 8 May 1947. WAIL be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, ch 3, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 23 OFF 6 WO 556 ENL - AGAO-I 322 (27 Sep 48) CSGOT-M, 5 Nov 1948. Effective 29 Nov 1948 = GO 72, Hqs, Fort “ustis, 29 Nov 1948. ‘765th ‘Transportation Railway Shop Battalion is DESIGNATED Regular Army and is changed from Zone of Interior Operating uty to General Reserves will be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, ch 2 Gir 298, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 21 OFF 6 WO 500 EM — AGAO-I 322 Gon Res (14 Feb 49) CSGOT-M, 23 Feb 1949. AMENDED - AGAO-I 322 Gen Res (21 Apr 49) CSGOT-H, 6 May 1949. Effective = G0 22, Has, Fort Eustis, Va, 9 March 1949. AMENDED ~ GO 46, Hgs, Fort Eustis, 16 May 1949. Will be REORGANIZED under T0Z 55-235, 1943; Ch 3, DA Cir 298, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 21 OFF 3 WO 500 EM - AGAO-I 322 Gen Res (27 Oct 49) CSCOT-M, 21 Nov 1949. Bffective 30 Dec 1949 - GO 102, Hqs Fort Bustis, 13 Dec 1949 WA11 TRANSFER on permanent change of station from Fort Eustis, Va to Seattle Port of Hnbarkation enroute to Pusan, Korea, Shipment No. 2825-C; ASSIGNED to Far Hast Command, on arrival overseas - CM-OUT 86865, 24 Jul 1950, AMENDED ~ CN-OUT 86985, 24 Jul 1950, DEPARTED Ft Eustis,Va 7 Aug 1950; ARRIVED Seattle POE ous 2050; DEPARTED Seattle POE 10 Aug 1950 on board USNS "Goneral S. D. Sturgis" - 24 Ind, Seattle POE, TCSEP-TM 511 (1 Apr 54) 27 Apr 1954. ARRIVED Korea 31 Aug 1950 - lst Ind, US Army Forces, Fer East, 11 Jul 1953. Det 1, is ATTACHED to Hq, Northern Conmand effective on arrival at Camp Schimmelpfennig, Honshu, Japan - GO 28, Has Japan Logistical Commend, 12 Jan 1951, AMENDED - GO 91, Hqs Japan Logistical Command, 2 Feb 1951. Det 1 will TRANSFER on pormanent change of station from Camp Schinmelpfennig, Honshu, Japan to Pusan, Korea, Shipment Nr. 40051 - MO 36, JL 370.5 GO=TC, Japan Logistical Commend, 13 Feb 1951, Effective 25 Feb 1951 - GO 123, Has Japan Logistical Command, 3 March 1951. Will be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, Ch 3; AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 22 OFF 6 WO 498 EN - AGAO-I 322 (12 Oct 51) G1-M, 25 Oct 1951. Effective 16 Dec 1951 - GO 972, Bighth US Army, Korea, 6 Dec 1951. FOR HISTORY SEE: Gmt Nr. 1, Office Ghief of Military History, SSUSA, 15 Sep 1952. ASSIGNED to Korean Commucations Zone, effective at. + Go 634, Bighth US Army, Korea, 18 Oct 1952. WA11 be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, ch 5 - AGAO-I “i 322 (10 Wov 52)G1, 24 Nov 1952. Effective 1 Feb 1953 - GO 16, Korean Communications Zone, 28 Jan 1953. TH11 be REORGANIZED under TOE 55-235, 1943, ch 6 ~ AGAO-I (M) 322 (3 Feb 54)G1, 23 Feb 1954. Effective 8 Apr 1954 - GO 139, Korean Communications Zone, 31 Mar 1954. : ‘is DESIGNATED as Unit Day - 34 Ind, ‘AG 006 MH (18 Aug’54) US Army Forces, Far East, 1 Sep 1954. APPROVED - 4th Ind AGAO-T 314.7 (18 Aug 54), 24 Sep 1954. ‘765th Transportation Railway Shop Battalion will be INACTIVATED effective 20 Dec 1954 ~ AGAO-I (M) 322 (18 Nov 54)G@1, 10 Dec 1954. Effective 20 Dec 1954 - GO 437, Korean Communications Zone, 1 Dec 1954. Hig, 765th Transportation Railway Shop Battalion is REDESIGNATED Hq & Hq Det 765th Transportation Battalion effective ‘LMarch 1963; ASSIGNED to Third United States Army; will be ACTIVATED at Ft Benning, Ga as (Acft Maint & Sup) under TOE. 55-456, 1961, Ch 1 (300-21) Priority 6B, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 11 OFF 1 WO 39 BNL ~ AGAO-O (M) (18 Mar 63) DCSPER, 26 Mar 1963. ‘AMENDED - AGAO-o (M) (10 Apr 63) DCSPER, 15 Apr 1963. Effective 26 Mar 1963 - GO 95, Third US Army, 25 Mar 1963, AMENDED ~ GO 135, Third US Army, 30 Apr 1963. ASSIGNED REDCAT 04, Priority 4.2 - AGAO-O (M) (24 Oct 63) DCSPER, 1 Nov 1963. Effective 12 Nov 1963 - GO 330, Third US Army, 12 Nov 1963. ‘Wi21 TRANSFER on ange of station fran Ft Benning, Gato eprop_aray tm) to USARPAC; Movement (Proj )Code..UMKs Ady pty & rear det auth; ASSIGNED to USARPAC on emb - DA 981415, 7 Aug 1964. AMENDED ~ DA 982857, 19 Aug 1964. Ltr, AJIGT-o, US Army Infantry Ctr, 17 Aug 1964 AMENDED - Ltr AJIGT-O, US Army Infantry Ctr, 18 Mug 1964 & 21 Aug 1964. DEPARTED Ft Benning 4 Sop 2964 = DA IN fa1254, 08 army Infantry, Cte 22, Sep 1964, Nain Body DEPARTED 1964, = DA IN 417421, US Army Inf *# @ REORGANIZED as (Acft Maint & Sup) under TOE 55-456D, 1961, Ch 2 (300-25) AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 11 OFF 3 WO 43 ENL Priority D-1 (2,08) = AGAO-O (M) (5 Aug 64) DCSPER, 11 Ang 1964. Effective 5 Aug 1964 - GO 215, Third US Army, 5 Aug 1964. AMENDED - GO 241, Third US Army, 9 Sep 1964. ** Gey & Pt Bouning, 28 Sep 1964, ARRIVED South Vietnam 30 Sep 1964 - AG IN 45718, U° Army Support Command, Vietnam, 13 Oct Wi21 be REORBANIZED under TOE 55-456D, 1961, Ch 2 (300-25) AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 13 OFF 3 WO 51 ENL - AGAO-O (i) (26 Aug 65) DOSPER, 24 Aug 1965. Effective 25 Aug 1965 - GO 264, United States Army, Pacific, 20 Aug 1965. MDOE 55-66F, USARPAC 2/67, level 1, with an authorized strength 12 OFF 7 WO 63 ENL effective 25 Jan 1968 is approved 29 Dec 1967 = AGSD-C (11 Jan 68) ACSFOR, 15 Jan 1968 (C) REORGANIZED effective 5 Mar 1968 - GO 131, United States Pacific, 23 Feb 1968. z ’ , REORGANIZED under MTOE 55=1156D PAC 1/67, level 1, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 13 OFF 3 WO 45 ENL, effective 15 Nov 1967 - AGSD-C (22 Sep 67) ACSFOR, 26 Sep 1967; G0 239, US Army, Pacific, 7 Nov 1967. MTOE 55-66FPO2, PAC 1/68, level 1, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 12 OFF 7 WO 62 ENL is APPROVED with an effective date of 30 Jun 1968 - AGSD-C (M) (6 Oct 68) ACSFOR, 15 Nov 1968. (No 881) REORGANIZED effective 20 Dec 1968 - GO 832, US Army, Pacific, 13 Dec 1968. a MTOE 55-66FPOO, POOO68, level 1, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 12 OFF 7 WO 63 ENL is APPROVED with an effective date of 25 Jan 68 - AGSD-C (M) (20 Aug 68) ACSFOR, 23 Jan 1969. MTOE 55-066FPO1, P001/69, level 1, AUTHORIZED STRENGTH 12 OFF 7 WO 62 ENL is REORGANIZED effective 25 Jun 1969 - GO 499, US Army, Pacific, 20 Jun 1969, CONFIRMED - AGSD-c (M) (19 Jun 69) ACSFOR, 26 Jun 1969. (677) MTOE 55-66FPO2, as annotated, is approved 18 May 1970 to REORGANIZE Hq & Hq Company, 765th Transportation Battalion, effective 25 Jun 1970 - AGAO-D (4’Jun 70) ACSFOR, 10 Jun 1970 (USCONARC No. 392, FY 70). REORGANIZED, effective 30 Jun 1970 GO 277, US Army, Pacific, 25 Jun 1970. APPROVED under MTOE 55-66FPO2 - POO170 - LEVEL 1 - AUTHORIZED STRENGTH, 11 OFF, 7 WO, 57 ENL - AGAO-D (M) (11 Jun 70) ACSFOR, 17 Jun 1970 (USARPAC No. 392, FY 70). MTOE 55-66FP501 is approved 12 Mar 1971 to REORGANIZE Hq & Hq Company, 765th Transportation Battalion, effective 30 Apr 1971 - AGAO-D (12 Mar 71) ACSFOR, 5 Apr 1971 (USARPAC No. 323, FY 71). REORGANIZED, effective 15 Apr 1971, as (Acft Maint) under MTOE 55-66FP501 - P50171 - LEVEL 1 - AUTHORIZED STRENGTH, 11 OFF, 7 WO, 56 ENL - GO 186, US Army, Pacific, 26 Mar 1971. CONFIRMED - AGAO-D (M) (22 Mar 71) ACSFOR, 5 Apr 1971 (USARPAC No. 323, FY 71). # Yq & Hq Company, 765th Transportation Battalion will REDUCE in Vietnam to Color Guard Detachment and REDEPLOY to Fe Leyis, Wash for INACTIVATION = Mag, 09312, USSRV,,28 Feb 1972. Coisr Guard Detachment, Hq & HqCompany; 75th’ Transportation Battalion ARRIVED Travis AFB, Calif, 29 Apr 1972 - Msg, 03082, Travis AFB, 30 Apr 1972. DEPARTED Vietnam 29 Apr 1972 - Msg, 11002, USARV, 29 Apr 1972. tu £27. .7 ap ape 22 9 OGs730%, te : Hq & Hq Company, 765th Transportation Battalion will be INACTIVATED - DA Msg, 1910Z, 3 Mar 1972. Effective oe 30 Apr 1972 at Oakland Army Base, Calif - GO 420, Sixth US Army, 28 Apr 1972. * PAC Prey 24024ae, Jat 72 (ake mp, Pac 2-72) Uo 030 4E Z, en 72(I LD, Pac d- 7%) "8861 YOTPH TI ‘N-OSH-HWVd ‘oweW Vd “8861 ded 61 ‘OOdVUL ‘1-91 Od = 88ST 790 T PATIOSTZS “AIO G “INT LZ ‘AHO 9 JO ULS HLNV UE YITM OOGVEL 03 GHXYAISNVYL PU GAZINVOYO fuoTTeqaeg woTaeqzodsuezy Y3¢g, O43 Se GHLVNOISHGHY 9q TIT woTTe3qeq uoTIeIz0dsuezL YIG9/ ‘OHH QMGRH 424.2 & 421.4 29 January 1953 765" Trans Ry Shop Bn SUBJECT: Coat of Arms and Distinctive Insignia for the 765" Transportation Railway Shop Battalion To: ‘Commanding Officer 765" Transportation Railway ‘Shop Battalion ‘APO 59, c/o Postmaster San Francisco, California 1, The coast of arms for the 765" Transportation Railway Shop Battalion is approved. The blazonry and description are as follows: ‘BLAZONRY SHIELD: Gules (brick red) a railroad track in bank or, between the top of a castle tower with em- battlements and an “A” frame of the like. CREST: None, MOTTO: Maxima Potens (Great Power). DESCRIPTION The colors brick read and yellow are used for Transportation. The railroad track symbolizes the functions of the organization. The castle represents the battle honor awarded for service in the Rhineland. The “A” frame signifies Korean service, especially in its transport phases. 2. The distinctive insignia for the 765" Transportation Railway Shop battalion is approved. The distinctive insignia consists of the shield and motto of the coat of arms for this organization, which is described in paragraph 1. ‘TOBE WORN: As prescribed by current regulations. 3. The approved drawing for use in the manufacture of the distinctive insignia will be forwarded on or about 13 March 1953. 4. This approval letter is in accordance with “Official Statement of Lineage and Battle Honors,” dated 26 August 1952, copy of which, it is understood, was furnished your organization by Office of Military History. FOR THE QUARTERMASTER GENERAL ARTHUR E. DUBOIS Chief, Heraldric Branch Research & Development Division ‘THE INSUITUTE OF HERALDAY Bldg. 18, Cameron tation Alexandria, VA sti05.9 porno SUBJECT: Distinctive Unit Insignia tor the 765th Transportation Battalion DAPC-PRE-P Commander 76Sth Transportation Battalion Fort Custis, Virginia 23604-5497 l. he distinctive unit insignia originally approved for the 765th Transportation Battalion by letter AGAH-A, The Institute of Beraldry, 23 June 1966, is amended this date to revise tne description and symbolism of the design 2. ‘The description and symbolism are as tollows DESCR: A silver color meta) and enamel devics 1 1/8 inches in height overall. consisting ot a yeliow arrowhead surmount ing a paix of silver wings conjoined in base with a blue backround arciny above and between the wings bearing six silver rays issuing from above overall three hlus stars horizontally SYMROLISH The yellow arrowhead represents the speed and air mobility of aircraft, while the silver wings symbolize the trocdom of movement of aireratt in the skies. The three blue stars represent the activities of the Battalion in furope in World War IT its participation in the Korean War and action in the Vietnam W The blue area above the arrowhead symbolizes the sky, and the six silver rays represent the six capabilities ot a transsortation aircraft naintenance and supply battalion. 3. ‘This authorization is in accordanes with parsarapn z AR 670-1. a0708370 $9 ‘TeYOTOD HOMWA "a INTGOL sagep 03 On spaccea yy buyaq 63 USyEI SeA UOTIOR STUL -5 cZ-OUF-Sz BY “PS-0L8 “ON TIE UaTA soueproaze Uy UOTyeZTUBHIO 949 40 SOTS} AZOISTY jeuoTywzyuebIo JuouRLASd oY2 JO JaBd e BuODEG TLTM 199987 VOTAeZTAOYINE STUY +P wey reaaeg uoTeqodsterL YAgeL OUI AOS BPUOTSUT 3TUN aayIOUTASTa tLOUeANY a-HGg-DewG eR PYM ST Apenoven 23 JUNE 1966 ° 76:4h Transportation Battalion hupsthwww.globalsecurity.ore/military/agency/army/76Strans.htm , Fce 765th Transportation Battalion onal May itary Pol nth 7S 1of2 3/7/2006 11:51 AM. 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And, of course, it is no more than ordinary de cericy to humanity to give aid to anyone who is injured, Railroads should examine their consciences a little and ask them selves if they are doing all that can be done for persons who are injured by their Well, these are some of the ideas ‘a thoughtful railroad man gets while bang- ing along in a caboose of sitting in a hotel room at the wrong end of his run, I ean just imagine some crusty old official snort- ing, "Your ideas are very interesting, son, but maybe you don't realize that they would cost a lot of money T would like to tell the old codger that it’s costing a lot of money to go on the way the railroads are now, What about these would do me Lotter from Korea. fleets of tracks that jam every highway go America? Where are they geting ya business? Some of their frei & SC! type that can’t be conveniently handles ralroads, hut a fot of it represents ness the railroads have lost because of waa necessary delays and other ineficiencio agg Railroads were buile by men with tes pioneering spirit, That spirit i é tries have been doing some pioneering for 98a themselves in the Reds of eluent ot a efficiency. Is about tine fr thera a to wake up and see wat ths al crn 2h Centr is ike 2 Tima ait Te got it in my boi have faith in the industry. T else al there is pleny” of -opporunity sel think that those railroad men’ who ‘wills profit from it will nt be tilday of ed seniority. ‘They will be thinkngeor a ing and efficiency, vad J. W. BENJAMIN, Je. 6PQUN INTO the roundhouse Nellie, the brakeman can't corner you there!" Like cowboys and Indians) or West Virginia mountaineers, railroading and railroaders—their songs and their sayings—are a traditional part of Ameri- can folklore. Tt is a tradition that rail- roaders are a tough brand of citizen, that their life is something set apart, that to be a railroader you've got w bea pretty tough egg. There isa section of Korea littered with locomotives, eriss-crossed with railroad tracks, bustling with activity ; they call the area the “Pusan Back Shop,” or more simply, “The Roundhouse.” Operating the shop are big men, sweaty men, dirty me they call them Combine railroaders and old soldiers and you have a really special breed of citizen. And combine these men with the roundhouse and you have what the Army “roundhouse boys.” alls he 765th) Railway Shop Battati The 765th was originally formed and sponsored in 1944 by the Brie Raila Since then all the original roundhouses men and old Erie railroaders have eft the unit. But it still considers itself anaag Erie Railroad out = ‘There are plenty of oldtimers around from other companies. Take for instance Captain Walter J. 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T ean just imagine some erusty old official snort ng, "Your ideas are very interest but maybe you don't realize that would costa lot of money." | would fike to tell the old codger that it's costing a lot of money to go on the way the railroads are now. What about these Lebton Proven they sagt + aut NN ah ACIS \ rien? here att Reet ie other ineiciaceg t by mien sith the brit is mot dent the railroad men Thon: asleep for quite a To the meantime, some other Se tie have been doing ome pioneering themselves in the Fld of education ey eticieny. I's about tine forthe ra fe wake op and see what this hare aes 20th Contry is ie, es Tn Tve got it in my blood. 13 ith in he industry. T believe dad re is plenty. of opportunity. aad thinks that’ those railron profit rom it will ot be seniority. They will be fog and bi it's been a NUAMIN, Jr, Uperat sen, sweaty men, diety they call them the “roundhouse boys." Combine railroaders and old soldiers and you have a really special breed of citizen. And combine these men with the Toundhouse and you have what the Army cls the MBSIRIRBvay Shop Bata originally formed and Bee {pomored in 1944 by the Erie Railead.s Since then all the original roundhowe inven and oki Erie railroaders have lee the unit. But it still considers itself ant Erie Railroad outfit, 3 ‘There are plenty of oldtimers around of fom other companies. Take Walter J. Wood, Ath chine shop Superintendent, Capa pod has been a railroacler for 37 yea king for such lin iteal, Lehigh Valley, and ihe. Or take Master § A. Morris, Dlackssmith twenty yea Lissouri Paes rgeant Milton wport News, Va,, railway, Morris has been in the Army ting as a mule skinner and then shifting to railroading. SFC William Butler, Portland, Ore., hospital train maintenance man, worked many, years for the Union Pacific, as a fireman. a