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Lineage and Honors Information as of 28 October 2014

41st Engineer Battalion

  • Constituted 27 August 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 126th Engineer Mountain Battalion
  • Activated 14 September 1942 at Camp Carson, Colorado
  • Reorganized and redesignated (less Company A) 15 July 1943 as the 126th Engineer Light Combat Battalion and assigned to the 10th Light Division (later redesignated as the 10th Mountain Division) (Company A, 126th Engineer Mountain Battalion, concurrently redesignated as the 226th Engineer Motorized Company)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 6 November 1944 as the 126th Engineer Mountain Battalion (226th Engineer Motorized Company concurrently redesignated as Company D, 126th Engineer Mountain Battalion)
  • Inactivated 21 November 1945 at Camp Carson, Colorado
  • Redesignated 18 June 1948 as the 41st Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Allotted 25 June 1948 to the Regular Army
  • Activated 1 July 1948 at Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 June 1954 as the 41st Engineer Battalion
  • Inactivated 14 June 1958 at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Activated 2 September 1985 at Fort Drum, New York
  • Inactivated 15 September 2004 at Fort Drum, New York
  • Assigned 16 October 2014 to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and activated at Fort Drum, New York

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • World War II
  • North Apennines
  • Po Valley
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ASIA 2003-2004

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

RICHARD W. STEWART, PH.D.
Chief of Military History


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