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273d Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 June 2009

273d Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 26 September 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 2073d Engineer Service Team

Activated 25 March 1945 in the Philippines as the 2073d Engineer Aviation Utilities Detachment

Inactivated 20 March 1946 in the Philippines

Redesignated 15 May 1956 as the 273d Engineer Detachment; concurrently allotted to the Regular Army and activated at Wolters Air Force Base, Texas

Inactivated 24 June 1960 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Activated 1 May 1965 at Granite City Army Depot, Illinois

Inactivated 1 September 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 1 August 1988 at Fort Hood, Texas

Inactivated 20 May 1991 at Fort Hood, Texas

Activated 16 October 2007 at Fort Worth, Texas

273d Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Leyte

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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

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