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85th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 22 July 2004

85th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 5 September 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3105th Engineer Service Detachment

Activated 25 October 1944 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Reorganized and redesignated 5 May 1945 as the 3105th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Inactivated 25 June 1946 in France

Redesignated 5 February 1953 as the 85th Engineer Firefighting Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 10 April 1953 in Korea

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 85th Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 1 January 1966 in Korea

Activated 1 December 1966 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

Inactivated 23 August 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 16 August 1988 in Korea

85th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II (European-African-Middle Eastern Theater): Silver Band without campaign inscription

Korean War: Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

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



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