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Lineage and Honors Information as of 27 May 2011

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142d ENGINEER DETACHMENT

 

        Constituted 7 April 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1042d Engineer Gas Generating Unit

        Activated 25 May 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

        Reorganized and redesignated 1 November 1944 as the 1042d Engineer Service Detachment
       
        Redesignated 1 May 1945 as the 1042d Engineer Gas Generating Detachment

        Inactivated 28 February 1946 in Japan

        Redesignated 23 February 1954 as the 142d Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

        Activated 4 May 1965 at Columbus Army Depot, Ohio

        Inactivated 1 December 1965 at Columbus Army Depot, Ohio

        Activated 1 November 1966 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

        Inactivated 17 February 1969 in Vietnam

        Activated 16 October 2007 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Northern Solomons
                                                        Luzon

                                                        Vietnam
                                                        Counteroffensive, Phase II
                                                        Counteroffensiive, Phase III
                                                        Tet Counteroffensive
                                                        Counteroffensive, Phase IV
                                                        Counteroffensive, Phase V
                                                        Counteroffensive, Phase VI

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                        Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

        Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009

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

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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