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1st Personnel Group

The 1st Personnel Group was inactivated between 2006 and 2007 as part of a restructuring of personnel services within the US Army. Its subordinate units were subsequently reassigned.

The 1st Personnel Group provided personnel service, financial service, and band support to I Corps, Fort Lewis, other units, and civilian community throughout the Western United States. Its mission was to, on order, deploy to an area of operations, command and control subordinate units, and provide sustainment and services.

The 1st Personnel Group was first constituted as the 1st Replacement Depot on 1 July 1940. The unit was formerly activated on 10 March 1942 at Fort Ord, California and received campaign credit during the Second World War in the European - African - Middle Eastern Theater, receiving a campaign streamer without inscription. The unit was inactivated following World war II on 14 August 1945 in Italy.

The unit was reactivated in Korea on 10 December 1946 and there on 25 January 1949.

The unit was redisignated as Headquarters Detachment, 1st Personnel Group on 16 September 1990 at Fort Lewis, Washington. The unit was awarded the Army Superior Unit Award on 16 January 2001 for its efforts supporting transformation.




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