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Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 October 2019

174th Engineer Company

  • Organized and Federally recognized 16 October 1924 in the South Carolina National Guard at Lyman as Company F, 105th Engineers, an element of the 30th Division
  • Converted and redesignated 1 April 1938 as Battery B, 178th Field Artillery and relieved from assignment to the 30th Division
  • Inducted into Federal service 27 January 1941 at Lyman
  • Reorganized and redesignated 24 February 1944 as Battery B, 178th Field Artillery Battalion
  • Inactivated 1 November 1945 in Italy
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized 13 February 1947 in the South Carolina National Guard at Lyman as Battery A, 178th Field Artillery Battalion, and assigned to the 51st Infantry Division
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1959 as Battery A, 3d Howitzer Battalion, 178th Artillery
  • Consolidated 1 April 1963 with Battery B, 1st Howitzer Battalion, 178th Artillery (organized and Federally recognized 1 April 1959 at Lyman), and consolidated unit designated as Battery A, 1st Howitzer Battalion, 178th Artillery
  • Relieved 1 January 1968 from assignment to the 51st Infantry Division and assigned to the 30th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 1 May 1972 as Battery A, 1st Battalion, 178th Field Artillery
  • Relieved 1 January 1974 from assignment to the 30th Infantry Division and assigned to the 218th Infantry Brigade
  • Ordered into active Federal service 15 July 2004 at Lyman
  • Converted and redesignated 1 October 2004 as Company A, 178th Engineer Battalion; and relieved from assignment to the 218th Infantry Brigade; concurrently, location changed to Wellford
  • Released from active Federal service 10 January 2006 and reverted to state control
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 2008 as the 174th Engineer Company
  • Ordered into active Federal service 7 November 2009 at Wellford; released from active Federal service 11 December 2010 and reverted to state control
  • HOME STATION: Wellford

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Naples-Foggia
  • North Apennines
  • Po Valley
  • War on Terrorism
  • Afghanistan:
  • Consolidation III
  • (additional campaigns to be determined)

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2010
  • French Croix de Guerre with Silver-Gilt Star, World War II, Streamer embroidered CASSINO

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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