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Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 July 2010

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573d ENGINEER DETACHMENT

 

Constituted 25 August 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 2939th Engineer Service Detachment

Activated 10 October 1944 in New Guinea

Redesignated 1 May 1945 as the 2939th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment

Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 573d Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment

Inactivated 15 March 1948 in Japan

Allotted 31 October 1950 to the Regular Army

Activated 10 December 1950 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 14 September 1953 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Redesignated 9 October 1956 as the 573d Engineer Detachment

Activated 27 October 1956 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 24 March 1962 in Germany

Activated 4 May 1965 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 29 January 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 1 September 1980 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Inactivated 15 August 1988 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Activated 16 February 2008 at Fort Lewis, Washington

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        New Guinea

                                                        Vietnam
                                                        Defense
                                                        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
                                                        Consolidation II

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                        Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


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