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455th Engineer Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 August 2009

455th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 19 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 608th Engineer Light Equipment Company

Activated 25 January 1943 at Camp Swift, Texas

Inactivated 27 June 1946 in Germany

Redesignated 18 March 1947 as the 455th Engineer Light Equipment Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

Activated 28 April 1947 at Kansas City, Kansas

Location changed 29 January 1948 to Wichita, Kansas

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Inactivated 31 December 1948 at Wichita, Kansas

Redesignated 10 March 1949 as the 455th Engineer Maintenance Company

Activated 18 April 1949 at Los Angeles, California

Redesignated 1 December 1950 as the 455th Engineer Aviation Maintenance Company; concurrently location changed to Klamath Falls, Oregon

Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1952 as the 455th Engineer Aviation Field Maintenance Company; concurrently location changed to Olympia, Washington

Reorganized and redesignated 20 May 1953 as the 455th Engineer Aviation Company

Redesignated 1 February 1957 as the 455th Engineer Company

Inactivated 29 February 1968 at Olympia, Washington

Activated 16 September 2008 at Hayden Lake, Idaho

455th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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



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