HQ & Main Support Co.
5th Maint. Bn.(DS)


Constituted 25 July 1941 in the Regular Army as
Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment,
5th Ordnance Battalion
Activated 1 August 1941 Camp Livingston, LA
Inactivated 13 October1945 at CampKilmer, NJ
Activated 1 February 1949 at Fort Lewis, WA
Inactivated 18 February 1949 at Fort Lewis, WA
Activated 21 March 1949 at Fort Sill, OK
Reorganized 15 October 1952 as HQ & HQ Detachment
5th Ordnance Bn (Maintenance and Supply)
Reorganized and redesignated 20 August 1966
as Headquarters and Main Support Company
5th Maintenance Battalion
Inactivated 16 November 1970 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II

Tunisia, Naples-Roggia
Rome-Arno, North Appennines
Po Valley


Meritorious Unit Commendation
Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER 1944-1945
Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970




Faces '69-'70


Albums '69-'70

Aerial Photo

526th CC&S


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