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1st Supply Battalion

 

1st Supply Battalion

History

1957 – 1989

ACTIVATED 3 MARCH 1957 AT CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA, AS THE AUTOMATIC SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION BATTALION, 1ST FORCE SERVICE REGIMENT, FLEET MARINE FORCE

REASSIGNED 1 SEPTEMBER 1964 AS SUPPLY BATTALION, 1ST FORCE SERVICE REGIMENT, FLEET MARINE FORCE

REASSIGNED 16 FEBRUARY 1967 AS SUPPLY BATTALION, 1ST FORCE SERVICE REGIMENT, FORCE LOGISTIC COMMAND, FLEET MARINE FORCE, AND DEPLOYED TO THE REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM

PARTICIPATED IN THE WAR IN VIETNAM, FEBRUARY 1967 – APRIL 1971, OPERATING FROM DA NANG

REASSIGNED 23 APRIL 1971 AS SUPPLY BATTALION, 1ST FORCE SERVICE REGIMENT, FLEET MARINE FORCE, AND RELOCATED TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA

REASSIGNED 30 MARCH 1976 AS THE 1ST SUPPLY BATTALION, 1ST FORCE SERVICE SUPPORT GROUP, FLEET MARINE FORCE

1990 – 2003

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN SUPPORT OF OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD AND DESERT STROM, SOUTHWEST ASIA, AUGUST 1990 – APRIL 1991

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION RESTORE HOPE, SOMALIA, DECEMBER 1992 – FEBRUARY 1993

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN SUPPORT OF OPERATIONS VIGILANT WARRIOR AND DESSERT THUNDER, SOUTHWEST ASIA, OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 1994 AND NOVEMBER 1998

PARTICIPATED IN SUPPORT OF OPERATIONS ENDURING FREEDOM, AFGHANISTAN, NOVEMBER 2001 – AUGUST 2002

DEPLOYED DURING FEBRUARY 2003 TO KUWAIT IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ, MARCH – JUNE 2003

2004-2006

REASSIGNED IN MARCH 2006 AS THE 1ST SUPPLY BATTALION, COMBAT LOGISTICS REGIMENT 15, 1ST MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP

Awards

PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION STREAMER
 

NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER WITH ONE BRONZE STAR
 

MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER WITH TWO BRONZE STARS
 

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE STREAMER WITH TWO BRONZE STARS
 

VIETNAM SERVICE STREAMER WITH TWO SILVER AND ONE BRONZE STAR
 

GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY STREAMER
 

VIETNAM CROSS OF GALLANTRY WITH PALM STREAMER
 

VIETNAM MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION CIVIL ACTIONS STREAMER 



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