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Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 Mar 2020

483 d Engineer Platoon

  • Constituted 14 March 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 2152d Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon
  • Activated 27 March 1944 in England
  • Inactivated 31 December 1945 in Germany
  • Redesignated 6 June 1949 as the 483d Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps
  • Activated 25 July 1949 at Omaha, Nebraska
  • Inactivated 15 January 1951 at Omaha, Nebraska
  • (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Redesignated 24 September 2009 as the 483d Engineer Platoon
  • Activated 16 October 2011 at New Century, Kansas
  • Location changed 1 March 2013 to Kansas City, Missouri; on 1 March 2019 to Elwood, Illinois

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Central Europe

Decorations

  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in France

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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