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Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 February 2019

251st Engineer Company

  • Organized 27 June 1810 in the Massachusetts Militia at Norway, District of Maine, as a company of infantry
  • Mustered into Federal service 14 September 1814 at Norway; mustered out of Federal service 24 September 1814
  • Reorganized in 1820 in the Maine Militia as a company of infantry
  • Redesignated 15 September 1855 as the Norway Light Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated in 1860 as Co H, 1st Infantry Regiment
  • Mustered into Federal service 3 May 1861 at Portland as Company G, 1st Infantry Regiment, Maine Volunteers; mustered out of Federal service 5 August 1861 at Portland
  • Reorganized 28 September 1861 as Company G, 10th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment
  • Mustered into Federal service 3 October 1861 at Cape Elizabeth; mustered out of Federal service 8 May 1863 in Virginia
  • Reorganized and redesignated 11 December 1863 as Company G, 29th Infantry Regiment, Maine Volunteers
  • Mustered into Federal service 17 December 1863 at Augusta; mustered out of Federal service 21 June 1866 at Hilton Head, South Carolina
  • Reorganized 18 September 1869 in the Maine Volunteer Militia at Norway as a separate infantry company
  • Reorganized and redesignated 5 April 1873 as Company D, 1st Infantry Regiment
  • (Maine Volunteer Militia redesignated 28 March 1893 as the Maine National Guard)
  • Mustered into Federal service 10-26 May 1898 at Augusta as Company D, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry; mustered out of Federal service 25 October-13 December 1898 and resumed state status
  • Redesignated 16 June 1908 as Company D, 2d Infantry Regiment
  • Mustered into Federal service 28 June 1916 at Augusta; mustered out of Federal service 25 October 1916 at Augusta
  • Called into Federal service 13 April 1917; drafted into Federal service 5 August 1917
  • Reorganized and redesignated 21 August 1917 as Company D, 103d Infantry, an element of the 26th Division
  • Demobilized 28 April 1919 at Camp Devens, Massachusetts
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized 26 May 1921 in the Maine National Guard at Norway as Company C, 3d Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 January 1922 as Company C, 103d Infantry, an element of the 43d Division (later redesignated as the 43d Infantry Division)
  • Inducted into Federal service 24 February 1941 at Norway
  • Inactivated 1 November 1945 at Camp Stoneman, California
  • (103d Infantry relieved 21 May 1946 from assignment to the 43d Infantry Division)
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized 18 April 1947 in the Maine National Guard at Norway as Company H, 103d Infantry
  • Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 March 1959 as the Howitzer Battery, 2d Reconnaissance Squadron, 103d Armored Cavalry
  • Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 June 1961 as Company C, 3d Medium Tank Battalion, 20th Armor
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1964 as Company C, 2d Battalion, 20th Armor
  • Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 31 December 1967 as the 2d General Construction Platoon, Company D, 133d Engineer Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1968 as Company D, 262d Engineer Battalion
  • Consolidated 1 March 1984 with Detachment 1, Company D, 262d Engineer Battalion at Rumford (see ANNEX 1) and consolidated unit designated as Company D, 262d Engineer Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1993 as Detachment 1, Company C, 133d Engineer Battalion
  • Ordered into active Federal service 7 December 2003 at Norway; released from active Federal service 3 June 2005 and reverted to state control
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 2008 as the 1035th Engineer Detachment; location concurrently changed to Gardiner
  • Consolidated 1 September 2017 with the 251st Engineer Company (see ANNEX 2), and consolidated unit designated as the 251st Engineer Company
  • ANNEX 1
  • Organized 22 April 1908 in the Maine National Guard at Rumford as a company of infantry
  • Designated 16 June 1908 as Company B, 2d Infantry Regiment
  • Mustered into Federal service 28 June 1916 at Augusta; mustered out of Federal service 25 October 1916 at Augusta
  • Called into Federal service 13 April 1917; drafted into Federal service 5 August 1917
  • Reorganized and redesignated 21 August 1917 as Company B, 103d Infantry, an element of the 26th Division
  • Demobilized 28 April 1919 at Camp Devens, Massachusetts
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized 2 August 1920 in the Maine National Guard at Rumford as Company A, 3d Infantry
  • Redesignated 1 March 1921 as Company B, 3d Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 January 1922 as Company B, 103d Infantry, an element of the 43d Division (later redesignated as the 43d Infantry Division)
  • Inducted into Federal service 24 February 1941 at Rumford
  • Inactivated 1 November 1945 at Camp Stoneman, California
  • (103d Infantry relieved 21 May 1946 from assignment to the 43d Infantry Division)
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized 14 November 1947 in the Maine National Guard at Rumford as Company K, 103d Infantry
  • Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 March 1959 as Troop K, 3d Reconnaissance Squadron, 103d Armored Cavalry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1961 as Company B, 3d Medium Tank Battalion, 20th Armor
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1964 as Company B, 2d Battalion, 20th Armor
  • Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 31 December 1967 as the 2d General Construction Platoon, Company C, 133d Engineer Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1968 as the 2d and 3d Platoons, Company D, 262d Engineer Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1972 as Detachment 1, Company D, 262d Engineer Battalion
  • ANNEX 2
  • Constituted 1 June 2008 in the Maine Army National Guard as the 251st Engineer Company
  • Organized and Federally recognized 15 April 2010 at Norway

HOME STATION: Norway

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War of 1812
  • Massachusetts 1814
  • Civil War
  • Valley
  • Antietam
  • Chancellorsville
  • Gettysburg
  • Shenandoah
  • Louisiana 1864
  • World War I
  • Champagne-Marne
  • Aisne-Marne
  • St. Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Ile de France 1918
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Guadalcanal
  • New Guinea
  • Northern Solomons
  • Luzon (with arrowhead)
  • War on Terrorism
  • Afghanistan:
  • Transition I

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2013-2014
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 1 7 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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