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Lineage and Honors Information as of 3 February 2011

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65th ENGINEER BATTALION

 

           Constituted 18 October 1927 in the Regular Army as the 65th Engineer Battalion

            Assigned 26 August 1941 to the 25th Infantry Division

            Activated 1 October 1941 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 January 1944 as the 65th Engineer Combat Battalion

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1954 as the 65th Engineer Battalion

            Inactivated 15 August 2005 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

            Headquarters and Headquarters Company activated 16 October 2007 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii (Support Company concurrently constituted and activated)

 

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


World War II
Central Pacific
Guadalcanal
Northern Solomons
Luzon

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
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


DECORATIONS

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1953

            Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967

            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1992-1993

            Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1999-2000

            Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO
4 JULY 1945

            Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MASAN-CHINJU

            Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MUNSAN-NI

            Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968

            Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

            Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1970

            Headquarters Company additionally entitled to:

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC THEATER

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

PETER D. CREAN
COL, LG
Director, Center of Military History


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