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5th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 March 2004

5th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 28 March 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1640th Engineer Utilities Detachment

Activated 2 May 1944 in New Guinea

Redesignated 29 May 1947 as the 1640th Engineer Service Detachment

Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 5th Engineer Service Detachment

Redesignated 31 May 1949 as the 5th Engineer Utilities Detachment

Inactivated 25 January 1950 in Japan

Allotted 8 December 1952 to the Regular Army and activated at Fort Lawton, Washington

Reorganized and redesignated 23 November 1953 as the 5th Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 28 March 1955 at Fort Lawton, Washington

Activated 16 August 1988 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii

5th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II – AP: New Guinea



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