2113th Transportation Company

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Lineage and Honors

Lineage and Honors


Organized and Federally recognized 7 July 1924 as Headquarters Detachment, 38th Division Quartermaster Train, in the Kentucky National Guard at Frankfort (38th Division organized in Kentucky and Indiana).

Redesignated 1 July 1937 as Headquarters Company, 113th Quartermaster Regiment (113th Quartermaster Regiment organized in Kentucky and Indiana).

Inducted into Federal services 17 January 1941 at Frankfort.

Reorganized and redesignated 22 February 1942 as the 113th Quartermaster Battalion.

(113th Quartermaster Battalion reorganized and redesignated 1 November 1942 as 38th Quartermaster Company).

Kentucky elements reorganized and Federally recognized as:

718th Transportation Truck Company on 10 November 1947 at Frankfort; relieved from assignment to 38th Infantry Division (perpetuates history of former Headquarters Company, 113th Quartermaster Regiment)

201st Engineer Combat Battalion on 24 August 1949 - hereafter separate lineage.

718th Transportation Truck Company ordered into active Federal service 19 August 1950 at Frankfort.

(18th Transportation Truck Company (NGUS) organized and Federally recognized 19 August 1952 at Frankfort).

Reorganized and redesignated 20 June 1953 as 718th Transportation Company (Light Truck).

Released from the active Federal service 3 December 1954 and reverted to State control; concurrently, Federal recognition withdrawn from 718th Transportation Company (NGUS).

Converted and redesignated 1 September 1955 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 242d Field Artillery Battalion.

Consolidated 1 October 1959 with Battery A, 640th Field Artillery Battalion (Federally recognized 1 May 1955 at Frankfort) and consolidated unit converted and redesignated as 103d Signal Company.

Converted and redesignated 1 March 1968 as 2113th Transportation Company.

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II-AP
New Guinea

Shoulder sleeve insignia (Patch)


Distinctive Unit Insignia (Crest)

2113th Transportation Company