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Headquarters and Headquarters Company
29th Engineer Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 March 2004

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
29th Engineer Battalion Lineage

Constituted 18 May 1917 in the National Army as the 29th Engineer Regiment

Organized September 1917 – November 1918 at various stations as the 29th Engineers

(2d Battalion redesignated 1 December 1918 as the 1st Battalion, 74th Engineers -- hereafter separate lineage)

Demobilized 13 July – 2 September 1919 at Camp Upton, New York, and Camp Humphreys, Virginia

Reconstituted 14 July 1923 in the Regular Army as the 29th Engineer Battalion

Activated 18 July 1923 at Fort Humphreys, Virginia

Redesignated 7 November 1941 as the 29th Engineer Topographic Battalion

Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Company, 29th Engineer Topographic Battalion, reorganized and redesignated 20 June 1944 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Base Topographic Battalion (remainder of battalion -- hereafter separate lineage)

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Base Topographic Battalion, redesignated 15 January 1953 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Battalion

Redesignated 22 March 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 29th Engineer Battalion

Inactivated 15 September 1972 on Ford Island, Hawaii

Redesignated 15 August 1980 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Battalion, and activated at Fort Shafter, Hawaii

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
29th Engineer Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Streamer without inscription

World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for PACIFIC AREA 1967-1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for PACIFIC AREA 1968-1972


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