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Lineages and Honors Information
Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 July 2017

185th Engineer Company
(County Thunder)

    • Organized and Federally recognized 15 May 1922 in the Maine National Guard in northeastern Maine as the 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery, with Headquarters at Houlton, an element of the 43d Division
    • Expanded and reorganized 3 April 1929 as the 152d Field Artillery with Headquarters at Bangor
    • Inducted into Federal service 24 February 1941 at home stations
    • Redesignated (less 2d Battalion) 19 February 1942 as the 203d Field Artillery (less 2d Battalion) and relieved from assignment to the 43d Division (2d Battalion concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 152d Field Artillery Battalion – hereafter separate lineage)
    • 203d Field Artillery (less Headquarters Battery and 2d Battalion) reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1943 as the 203d Field Artillery Battalion (Headquarters Battery concurrently reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 203d Field Artillery Group – hereafter separate lineage)
    • 203d Field Artillery Battalion inactivated 26 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia
    • Redesignated 21 May 1946 as the 152d Field Artillery Battalion
    • Reorganized and Federally recognized 6 January 1947 in northeastern Maine with Headquarters at Caribou
    • Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1959 as the 152d Artillery, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System, to consist of the 1st Automatic Weapons Battalion
    • Reorganized 1 June 1961 to consist of the 1st Howitzer Battalion
    • Reorganized 1 December 1964 to consist of the 1st Howitzer Battalion and Battery F
    • Reorganized 31 December 1967 to consist of the 1st Battalion
    • Redesignated 1 February 1972 as the 152d Field Artillery
    • Withdrawn 1 December 1989 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System
    • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 152d Field Artillery Regiment
    • Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 September 2008 as the 185th Engineer Company

    HOME STATION: Caribou (less detachment at Fort Kent)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Champagne-Marne
  • Aisne-Marne
  • St. Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Ile de France 1918
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • Cease-Fire
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004 (earned by Company A, 1st Battalion, 152d Field Artillery)
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1991 (earned by the 3620th Transportation Detachment)

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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