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11th Engineer Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 April 2007

11th Engineer Battalion Lineage

Constituted 19 March 1917 in the Enlisted Reserve Corps as the 1st Reserve Engineers

Organized 6 April-26 May 1917 at New York, New York

Ordered into active military service by companies 22 May-2 June 1917 at Fort Totten, New York

Withdrawn 9 June 1917 from allotment to the Enlisted Reserve Corps and allotted to the National Army; concurrently redesignated as the 1st Engineers

Redesignated 13 July 1917 as the 11th Engineers

Demobilized 6 May 1919 at Camp Upton, New York

Reconstituted 4 November 1920 and expanded to form the 363d Engineers in the Organized Reserves (hereafter separate lineage) and the 11th Engineers in the Regular Army

11th Engineers activated 20 November 1920 in the Panama Canal Zone

Assigned 2 June 1921 to the Panama Canal Division

Relieved 15 April 1932 from assignment to the Panama Canal Division

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1943 as the 11th Engineer Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 23 September 1943 as the 11th Engineer Combat Battalion

Inactivated 30 November 1946 in Austria

Activated 15 March 1950 in Japan

Reorganized and redesignated 15 March 1954 as the 11th Engineer Battalion

Inactivated 15 August 1989 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Assigned 17 July 1992 to the 24th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Stewart, Georgia

Relieved 15 February 1996 from assignment to the 24th Infantry Division and assigned to the 3d Infantry Division

Inactivated 15 March 2004 at Fort Stewart, Georgia, and relieved from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division

Headquarters and Headquarters Company activated 16 January 2007 at Fort Benning, Georgia (Support Company concurrently constituted and activated)

11th Engineer Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Cambrai; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne

World War II: American Theater, streamer without inscription; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for IRAQ 2003

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1950-1951

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1953-1954

Army Superior Unit Award for 1994

Army Superior Unit Award for 2001


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