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83d Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

83d Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 5 September 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3103d Engineer Service Detachment

Activated 25 October 1944 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Reorganized and redesignated 5 May 1945 as the 3103d Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Inactivated 1 June 1946 in Germany

Redesignated 5 February 1953 as the 83d Engineer Firefighting Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 10 April 1953 in Korea

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 83d Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 25 March 1956 in Japan

Activated 5 April 1965 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Inactivated 23 August 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 31 January 1972 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Inactivated 15 September 1997 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Activated 16 September 2006 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

83d Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: European-African-Middle Eastern Theater, Streamer without inscription

Korean War: Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V



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