Navigation Menu loading...

Lineages and Honors Information
Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 September 2017

15th Engineer Company
(Road Builders)

    • Constituted 5 May 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1222d Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon
    • Activated 15 July 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
    • Inactivated 8 May 1946 in France
    • Activated 30 June 1946 in Japan
    • Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 538th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon
    • Reorganized and redesignated 5 December 1947 as the 538th Engineer Fire Fighting Company
    • Redesignated 31 December 1947 as the 15th Engineer Fire Fighting Company
    • Inactivated 15 September 1948 in Japan
    • Redesignated 17 May 1966 as the 15th Engineer Company and allotted to the Regular Army
    • Activated 1 July 1966 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
    • Inactivated 29 August 1971 in Vietnam
    • Activated 20 December 1971 in Vietnam
    • Inactivated 20 March 1972 in Vietnam
    • Activated 1 April 1985 in Panama
    • Inactivated 4 August 1989 in Panama
    • Activated 16 October 2005 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Northern France
  • Vietnam
  • 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
  • Afghanistan:
  • Consolidation II
  • Consolidation III
  • Iraq:
  • National Resolution
  • Iraqi Surge

Decorations

  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered DAK TO - BEN HET
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAQUBAH, IRAQ
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2006-2007
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2009-2010
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


Return to Branch Index