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979th Engineer Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 August 2009

979th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 26 November 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 979th Engineer Maintenance Company

Activated 17 December 1943 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky

Inactivated 20 January 1946 in the Philippines

Redesignated 6 May 1947 as the 979th Engineer Dump Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

Activated 12 June 1947 at Spokane, Washington

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

Location changed 1 February 1949 to San Bernardino, California

Inactivated 13 February 1950 at San Bernardino, California

Redesignated 5 July 1956 as the 979th Engineer Company

Activated 10 July 1956 at Reno, Nevada

Inactivated 31 August 1976 at Reno, Nevada

Activated 16 September 2008 at Lexington, Kentucky

979th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland; Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription



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