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156th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

156th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 20 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 156th Engineer Service Detachment

Activated 30 December 1944 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 11 June 1945 as the 156th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment

Inactivated 16 January 1946 in India

Activated 20 September 1946 in Korea

Assigned 1 July 1947 to the 7th Infantry Division

Relieved 1 December 1948 from assignment to the 7th Infantry Division

Inactivated 1 June 1949 on Okinawa

Redesignated 6 May 1959 as the 156th Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 25 June 1959 at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Inactivated 25 January 1965 at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Activated 4 May 1965 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 8 October 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 1 September 1980 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Inactivated 15 July 1988 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Activated 16 September 2006 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

156th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription

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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1968-1970

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