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727th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 December 2009

727th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 5 May 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1230th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Activated 5 August 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 25 June 1946 in France

Redesignated 11 March 1947 as the 727th Engineer Service Platoon

Activated 21 April 1947 at Adak, Alaska

Inactivated 23 August 1948 at Adak, Alaska

Redesignated 23 February 1954 as the 727th Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 April 1954 in Korea

Inactivated 20 December 1954 in Korea

Activated 1 March 1957 at Fort Hood, Texas

Inactivated 25 August 1961 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Activated 21 July 1965 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Inactivated 17 February 1969 in Vietnam

Withdrawn 3 May 2004 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve

Activated 16 September 2009 at Penn Yan, New York

727th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Northern France

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



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