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Lineage and Honors Information as of 20 December 2011

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185th ENGINEER COMPANY

 

                Organized and Federally recognized 10 February 1922 in the Maine National Guard at Caribou as Battery B, 152d Field Artillery, an element of the 43d Division
           
            Inducted into Federal service 24 February 1941 at Caribou
           
            Redesignated 19 February 1942 as Battery B, 203d Field Artillery, and relieved from assignment to the 43d Division
           
            Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1943 as Battery B, 203d Coast Artillery Battalion
           
            Inactivated 26 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia
           
            Reorganized and Federally recognized 6 January 1947 in the Maine National Guard at Caribou as  Headquarters Battery, 152d Field Artillery Battalion
           
            Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1959 as Headquarters Battery, 1st Automatic Weapons Battalion, 152d Artillery
           
            Redesignated 1 June 1961 as Headquarters Battery, 1st Howitzer Battalion, 152d Artillery
           
            Redesignated 31 December 1967 as Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Artillery

Redesignated 1 February 1972 as Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery

Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1999 as Headquarters and Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery

            Consolidated 1 October 2001 with Detachment 1, Headquarters and Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery (see ANNEX) and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery

            (Elements ordered into active Federal service 2003-2006 to support the War on Terrorism)

            Redesignated 1 October 2005 as Headquarters and Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery Regiment

            Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 September 2008 as the 185th Engineer Company

ANNEX

Organized and Federally recognized 11 February 1922 in the Maine National Guard at Fort Fairfield as Battery C, 152d Field Artillery, an element of the 43d  Division

            Inducted into Federal service 24 February 1941 at Fort Fairfleld
           
            Redesignated 19 February 1942 as Battery C, 203d Field Artillery, and relieved from assignment to the 43d Division

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1943 as Battery C, 203d Coast Artillery Battalion

            Inactivated 26 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia
           
            Reorganized and Federally recognized 13 May 1947 in the Maine National Guard at Fort Fairfield as Service Battery, 152d Field Artillery Battalion
           
            Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1959 as Battery D, 1st Automatic Weapons Battalion, 152d Artillery

            Redesignated 1 June 1961 as Service Battery, 1st Howitzer Battalion, 152d Artillery
           
            Redesignated 31 December 1967 as Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Artillery

            Redesignated 1 February 1972 as Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1999 as Detachment 1, Headquarters and Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery

HOME STATION: Caribou (less detachment at Fort Kent)

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Normandy
                                                        Northern France
                                                        Rhineland
                                                        Ardennes-Alsace
                                                        Central Europe

 

DECORATIONS

None

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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