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Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 June 2010

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74th ENGINEER DETACHMENT

 

Constituted 20 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1747th Engineer Service Detachment

Activated 16 December 1944 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 6 May 1946 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Allotted 5 January 1958 to the Regular Army; concurrently redesignated as the 74th Engineer Detachment and activated at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 20 March 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 2 August 1988 at Fort Eustis, Virginia

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        Vietnam
                                                        Counteroffensive, Phase VI
                                                        Tet 69/Counteroffensive
                                                        Summer-Fall 1969
                                                        Winter-Spring 1970
                                                        Sanctuary Counteroffensive
                                                        Counteroffensive, Phase VII
                                                        Consolidation I

                                                        Southwest Asia
                                                        Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
                                                        Cease-Fire

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                        Global War on Terrorism

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969

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

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1994

Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2005

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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