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Unit Lineage and Honors
42nd Infantry Division Support Command
Organized 22 February 1917 in the New Jersey National Guard at Newark, New Jersey as the Supply Company, 1st Infantry. Drafted into Federal Service 5 August 1917

Reorganized and redesignated 11 October 1917 as the Supply Company, 113th Infantry an element of the 29th Infantry Division

Demobilized 27 May 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey

Reorganized and Federally Recognized 20 June 1919 in the New Jersey National Guard at Newark as the Supply Company, 6th Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1921 as the Service Company, 6th Infantry

Redesignated 17 June 1921 as Service Company, 113th Infantry, an element of the 44th Division

Inducted into Federal service 16 September 1940 at Newark (113th Infantry relieved 20 February 1942 from assignment to the 44th Division)

Inactivated 25 September 1945 at Camp Rucker, Alabama

Converted and Redesignated 1 August 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 50th Armored Division Trains

Reorganized and Federally Recognized 29 October 1946 at Newark

Reorganized and Redesignated 1 April 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters, Detachment, 50th Armored Division Trains; location concurrently changed to Elizabeth

Consolidated 31 January 1963 with the 50th Armored Division Band (organized in 1920) and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters and Band 50th Armored Division Support Command

Reorganized and Designated 1 March 1964 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Band, 50th Armored Division Support Command

Reorganized and Designated 1 December 1971as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 50th Armored Division Support Command (50th Armored Division Band concurrently withdrawn-hereafter separate lineage)

Location changed 1 September 1980 to East Orange

Reorganized and Redesignated 1 September 1993 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division Support Command

Home Station: Somerset

Campaign Participation Credit
WORLD WAR I & WORLD WAR II
Muese-Argonne Normandy
Alsace 1918 Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

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