Lineage and Honors
Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
71st Transportation Battalion
  Constituted 1 May 1936 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and
Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 48th Quartermaster Regiment

 Activated 10 February 1941 at Fort Benning, Georgia

 Redesignated 14 December 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters
Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 48th Quartermaster Truck Regiment

 Reorganized and redesignated 2 December 1943 as Headquarters and
Headquarters Detachment, 71st Quartermaster Battalion, Mobile

 Inactivated 15 April 1946 in Japan

 Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as Headquarters and
Headquarters Detachment, 71st Transportation Corps Truck Battalion

 Redesignated 28 June 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters
Detachment, 71st Transportation Battalion

 Activated 19 July 1954 at Fort Riley, Kansas

 Inactivated 24 September 1963 in Korea

 Reorganized and redesignated 21 March 1973 as Headquarters and
Headquarters Company, 71st Transportation Battalion

 Inactivated 19 December 1976 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

 Headquarters transferred 21 July 1986 to the United States Army
Training and Doctrine Command and organized at Fort Eustis, Virginia
71st Transportation Battalion (Terminal)
Headquarters, 71st Transportation Battalion, normally known as the Expediters, arrived in
Vietnam during August 1966, was assigned to the 4th Transportation Command (Terminal C) and
charged with the mission of operating the US Army Terminal Newport, which began operation
during October 1966. The port
initially consisted of shallow draft port facilities for the reception, discharge and port clearance
of cargo barges, LCU's, LCM'S, and LST'S. Facilities for deep draft operations were opened
during the period February - July 1969. To accomplish the currently assigned mission of
operating the port facilities at Newport, Saigon and Tay Ninh, provision of the
harborcraft services for the III and IV Corps tactical zones, and management
of the battalion cantonment at Camp Camelot, the battalion has attached
the 154th, 300th, 368th,  551st, 561st and the 567th Terminal
Service Companies, 372nd and 402nd Terminal Transfer
Companies, and the US Army Harborcraft
Company (Provisional).
Campaign Participation Credit
World War II
East Indies
Papua
New Guinea
Leyte
Luzon (with arrowhead)


Vietnam
Counteroffensive, Phase II
Counteroffensive, Phase
III
Tet Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, IV
Counteroffensive, V
Counteroffensive, VI
Tet 69/Counteroffensive
Summer-Fall 1969
Winter-Spring 1970
Sanctuary
Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase
VII
Consolidation I
Consolidation II
Cease-Fire
Decorations
Meritorious Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM - 1 July 68 - 31 March 69

Meritorious Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM - 1 January 72 - 1 July 72

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER -  1944 to July 1945
Members of the 71st Transportation Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment in Vietnam
Full Speed Ahead
Tom Le Moine
Charles D'Arcy
Carl F. Laube
Donald J. Day
David McNaught
James B. Dowds
Glenn Davis
Frank Jay
Ruben Mora
Jim Tompkins
Dennis Koziel
Doyle Gaither
Bob Masteller
Nelson Ouellette
Rick Lemons
Jarvis Rau
David Waters
Larry Taylor
Mark French
Steven Gonzales
David M. Salazar
Jack Park
Chris Coomes
Michael Haas
Bob Burgermeister
Don Giacone
Rex Dietz
Kazimere Winnicki
Thomas J. Beauchane
Stu Upson
Ken Colucci
Dale Snyder
George G. Mosgrove
Frederick Hagreen
John P. Santry
Harold G. Lloyd
John Carr
Hugh Scott
William Kester
Glenn Durden
Art Salazar
Bruce Barbre
John D. Brown
Domer M. Watt
Robert Thompson
Gary Stewart
Charles Gress
Vince  Cannamela
Norman P. Houde
John Taylor
Gary Tenpas
Victor H. Sanders
Tim Nihoul
Dennis Barman
Donald Cramer
Edward McGilton
Lincoln Abney
Pete Scavo
John Manley
David Stonaker
Bill Drybread
Anthony J. Young
Ken Hendrix
Bruce MacDonald
Von Gore
Joseph Harris
Todd Finan

William Allen
West Allis, WS
Cary, NC
Macomb, MI
Panama City, FL
Corona, CA
Hot Springs, AR
Gnadenhutten, OH
Monroe, MI
Midland, TX
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Dallas, GA
El Paso, TX
Shelton, WA
Biddeford, ME
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Jarvis Rau Passed Away
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Chino, CA
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Alvin, TX
Hamilton, MT
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Wilmington, NC
Kenosha, WI
Roscoe, IL
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New Bern, NC
Hawaii
Ephrata, PA
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Carnation, WA
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Woodbridge, VA
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Vancouver, WA
Raton, NM
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Gilbert, AZ
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Lykens, PA
Everett, PA
Myerstown, PA
Gainesville, FL
Las Vegas, NV
Santa Maria, CA
Menomonee Falls, WI
Longview, WA
Bend, OR
Cambridge, IL
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Kearneyville, WV
Mandeville, LA
Brookhaven, NY
Washington, DC
Houston, TX
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Green Bay, WI
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Orangeburg, SC
Covington, KY

Palm Harbor, FL
If You Arrived On This Page From A Search - Please Don't Miss The Photo Section - Many Photos Of Newport and Camelot And The Surrounding Area
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       Peacock                  Doyle Gaither                        Nelson Ouellette               Bob Burgermeister                   David Waters                     Ken Colucci                     David Salazar                           John Brown                     Vince Cannamela             William Kester
Newport Documentation
Battalion Adjutant


PX Operation
Battalion XO
Doc. Clerk Vehicle Inprocessing & Retrograde N.T.

Documentation
Driver For CO
Port Security - Dennis Passed Away On 10-10-2010
Battalion S-1 (Adjutant)
Generator Maintenance
Message Center - Mail Clerk
Draftsman
Message Center -Jarvis Passed Away On 11-1998

Message Center
Battalion Personnel Section

Message Center/Mail Clerk
Battalion Chaplain

Battalion Adjutant
S-4 Supply SGT
NCOIC of Safety and Security of Newport
Battalion Personnel Section
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Battalion Clerk - Motor Pool Clerk
Newport Operations
S-2 S-3 Asst & OIC of Security Force
Battalion HQ HHD  Truck Driver
71st Battalion Commander - Now Deceased
71st Battalion Commander - Now Deceased
71st Battalion Commander - Now Deceased
71st Battalion Commandar - Now Deceased
71st Battalion Commander - Now Deceased
71st Battalion Commander
71st Battalion Commander
Det 1 TD Aug  4th TC
Battalion Supply Sgt.
Inspection of vehicles leaving country
Newport Documentation
TD Aug Newport
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Command TOC Bunker
Supply Clerk, Supply Sgt.
Head Of Battalion Message Center
Battalion Personnel
CO Newport Security Force "Sheriff"
Company Clerk HHD
Chaplain's Assistant - HHD Club Manager
S1, Adjutant and Civilian Personnel officer
Truck Driver
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Movement Specialist, Retrograde Yard
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71st S2/S3 & Commo
Director Newport Terminal Operations
Director of Documentation - Newport
Driver For  Col. Santry and Col. Lloyd
CSM For HHD - Now Deceased
Battalion Adjutant
Chaplains Assistant March '67 - Late April, Early May '67
N/A
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S2 - S4  - Commo

Newport Operations
Photo Courtesy Of United States Army Transportation Museum At Fort Eustis, Virginia
David McNaught - Corona, CA - HQ September 1967 - September 1968 - Click here to go to David's webpages.
Tom Le Moine - West Allis, WS - HQ Newport Documentation - February 1967 - February 1968 - Click here to go to Tom's webpage.
Dennis Koziel - Dallas, GA - HQ - April,1966 - May 1968
Jim Tompkins - HQ CO Driver -  1967 - 1968
Jarvis Rau - HQ Message Center - March, 1967 - March, 1968 - Jarvis passed away on November 30, 1998 from AO related illness.
Kazimere Winnicki - HQ - 1967 - 1968
Bob Masteller - Shelton, WV - HQ - Generator Maintenance - January, 1968 - January, 1969
Michael Haas - Wilmington, NC - HQ Adjutant - June, 1969 - June 1970 - Click here to go to Mike's webpage.
Rick Lemons - HQ Draftsman - 1967 - 1968
Jack Park - Hamilton, MT - Battalion Chaplain - May, 1968 - May, 1969 - Click here to go to Jack's webpages.
Bob Wills - Battalion Chaplain - May, 1967 - May, 1968
Peacock - Need help here.
Dolye Gaither -  El Paso, Texas - Assistant Adjutant - HQ - August 1967 - August 1968
Nelson Ouelette - Biddleford, Maine  HHD Message Center - Mail Clerk - May, 1967 - May, 1968
Bob Burgermeister, Kenosha, WI - HQ  S-4 Supply - February, 1969 - March, 1970
David Waters HQ - Need help here.
Ken Colucci, Boston, MA - HQ S-2 - S-3  - OIC Camelot Security. July, 1967 - July 1968 - Click here to go to Ken's webpage.
David Salazar - Alvin, TX - HQ Message Center/Mail Clerk - January, 1969 - February, 1970
John D. Brown - Gilbert, AZ - HQ - Newport Documentation - September 1966 - March 1968 - Click here to go to John's webpage.
LTC William Kester - 71st HHD - April 1972 - August 1972