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60th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 December 2007

60th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 24 June 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1401st Engineer Mobile Searchlight Maintenance Unit

Activated 15 July 1943 at the Utah Army Service Forces Depot, Utah

Reorganized and redesignated 6 February 1945 as the 1401st Engineer Mobile Searchlight Maintenance Team

Redesignated 11 April 1945 as the 1401st Engineer Searchlight Maintenance Detachment

Inactivated 20 November 1945 in Germany

Activated 12 September 1946 at Camp Hood, Texas

Redesignated 1 May 1947 as the 60th Engineer Searchlight Maintenance Detachment

Inactivated 27 December 1948 at Camp Hood, Texas

Allotted 31 October 1950 to the Regular Army

Activated 10 December 1950 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 60th Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 25 March 1956 in Japan

Activated 1 November 1956 in England

Inactivated 17 June 1957 in England

Activated 24 June 1959 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 22 June 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 16 September 1980 in Germany

Inactivated 15 August 1988 in Germany

Activated 16 May 1994 in Germany

60th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe

Korean War: UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: Counteroffensive; 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; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971-1972


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