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Lineages and Honors Information
Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 September 2017

19th Engineer Battalion
(Seahorse)

    • Parent unit constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 36th Engineers
    • Activated 1 June 1941 at Plattsburg Barracks, New York
    • Redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 36th Engineer Combat Regiment
    • Regiment broken up 15 February 1945 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:
    • 3d Battalion as the 2828th Engineer Combat Battalion
    • (Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Company, as Headquarters Company, 36th Engineer Combat Group; 1st Battalion as the 2826th Engineer Combat Battalion; 2d Battalion as the 2827th Engineer Combat Battalion--hereafter separate lineages)
    • 2828th Engineer Combat Battalion inactivated 16 June 1946 in Germany
    • Redesignated 29 April 1947 as the 19th Engineer Combat Battalion
    • Activated 9 July 1952 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland
    • Redesignated 19 June 1953 as the 19th Engineer Battalion
    • Inactivated 15 December 1970 at Fort Lewis, Washington
    • Activated 21 December 1975 at Fort Knox, Kentucky
    • Inactivated 15 September 1997 at Fort Knox, Kentucky
    • Activated 16 October 2005 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Algeria-French Morocco
  • (with arrowhead)
  • Tunisia
  • Sicily (with arrowhead)
  • Naples-Foggia (with arrowhead)
  • Anzio (with arrowhead)
  • Rome-Arno
  • Southern France (with arrowhead)
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Vietnam
  • Defense
  • Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • 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
  • Southwest Asia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • Cease-Fire
  • War on Terrorism
  • Afghanistan:
  • Consolidation II
  • Consolidation III
  • Iraq:
  • National Resolution
  • Iraqi Surge

Decorations

  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BINH DINH AND QUANG NGAI
  • 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

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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