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Lineage and Honors Information as of 20 November 2012

14th ENGINEER BATTALION
(RUGGED!)

  • Parent unit constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 36th Engineers
  • Activated 1 June 1941 at Plattsburg Barracks, New York
  • Redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 36th Engineer Combat Regiment
  • Regiment broken up 15 February 1945 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:
  • 2d Battalion as the 2827th Engineer Combat Battalion (Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Company as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 36th Engineer Combat Group; 1st Battalion as the 2826th Engineer Combat Battalion; 3d Battalion as the 2828th Engineer Combat Battalion--hereafter separate lineages)
  • 2827th Engineer Combat Battalion inactivated 25 February 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey
  • Redesignated 29 April 1947 as the 14th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Activated 15 March 1950 in Japan
  • Redesignated 15 March 1954 as the 14th Engineer Battalion
  • Inactivated 25 June 1958 in Korea
  • Activated 17 June 1962 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • (Organic elements inactivated 17 May 2007 at Fort Lewis, Washington; Support Company concurrently constituted and activated)

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • World War II
  • Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead)
  • Tunisia
  • Sicily (with arrowhead)
  • Naples-Foggia (with arrowhead)
  • Anzio (with arrowhead)
  • Rome-Arno
  • Southern France (with arrowhead)
  • 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
  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • Counteroffensive, Phase III
  • Tet Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969
  • Winter-Spring 1970
  • Sanctuary Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VII
  • Consolidation I
  • War on Terrorism
  •    Iraq:
  • Iraqi Surge
  • Iraqi Sovereignty
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

DECORATIONS

  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1951
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2011-2012
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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