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Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 October 2010

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307th ENGINEER BATTALION

 

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 307th Engineers and assigned to the 82d Division

Organized 27 August 1917 at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Demobilized 12-17 May 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 307th Engineer Regiment and assigned to the 82d Division

Organized in December 1921 at Jacksonville, Florida

Regiment (less 2d Battalion) reorganized and redesignated 30 January 1942 as the 307th Engineer Battalion, an element of the 82d Division (later redesignated as the 82d Airborne Division) (2d Battalion concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 868th Engineer Battalion, Aviation--hereafter separate lineage)

Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1942 as the 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)

Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1957 as the 307th Engineer Battalion

Inactivated 15 June 2006 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and relieved from assignment to the 82d Airborne Division

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, activated 15 September 2010 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina (Support Company concurrently constituted and activated)

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                            World War I
                                                            Meuse-Argonne
                                                            St. Mihiel
                                                            Lorraine 1918

                                                            World War II
                                                            Sicily (with arrowhead)
                                                            Naples-Foggia
                                                            Normandy (with arrowhead)
                                                            Rhineland (with arrowhead)
                                                            Ardennes-Alsace
                                                            Central Europe

                                                            Armed Forces Expeditions
                                                            Dominican Republic
                                                            Grenada

                                                            Southwest Asia
                                                            Defense of Saudi Arabia
                                                            Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

 

DECORATIONS

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

Belgian Fourragere 1940

Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES

Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in BELGIUM AND GERMANY

Military Order of William (Degree of the Knight of the Fourth Class), Streamer embroidered NIJMEGEN 1944

Netherlands Orange Lanyard

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

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


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