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521st Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 November 2009

521st Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 9 March 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1653d Engineer Utilities Detachment

Activated 15 March 1944 at Camp Sutton, North Carolina

Redesignated 18 June 1947 as the 521st Engineer Utilities Detachment

Inactivated 30 June 1948 in Germany

Redesignated 5 February 1951 as the 521st Engineer Port Construction Detachment; concurrently allotted to the Regular Army and activated at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 20 October 1953 in France

Redesignated 22 April 1965 as the 521st Engineer Detachment

Activated 4 May 1965 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 23 August 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 1 December 1970 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Inactivated 15 October 2001 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Activated 16 July 2009 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

521st Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland; Central Europe

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V


Army Superior Unit Award for 1999

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