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Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 October 2012

1249th ENGINEER BATTALION

  • Constituted 25 March 1959 in the Oregon Army National Guard as the 3d Gun Battalion, 249th Artillery
  • Organized 1 April 1959 from existing units with Headquarters at Salem
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1961 as the 3d Automatic Weapons Battalion, 249th Artillery
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 November 1965 as the 3d Battalion, 249th Artillery
  • Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 14 June 1971 as the 1249th Engineer Battalion
  • Ordered into active Federal service 15 March 2003 at home stations; released from active Federal service 7 June 2004 and reverted to state control
  • Reorganized 1 September 2006 to consist of Headquarters Company and Company A (Company A concurrently organized and Federally recognized at Salem) (remainder of organic elements—hereafter separate lineages)
  • Ordered into active Federal service 4 December 2010 at Salem; released from active Federal service 7 January 2012 and reverted to state control
  • HOME STATION: Salem

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

None

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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