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484th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 22 August 2008

484th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 14 March 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 2153d Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon

Activated 27 March 1944 in England

Inactivated 31 December 1945 in Germany

Redesignated 28 June 1949 as the 484th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 7 July 1949 at Lynchburg, Virginia

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 16 September 1953 as the 484th Engineer Platoon

Redesignated 6 September 1954 as the 484th Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 25 May 1959 at Lynchburg, Virginia

Activated 30 January 1968 at Alexandria, Virginia

Location changed 15 December 1975 to Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 31 May 1978 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Activated 16 September 1988 at New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Location changed 30 September 1990 to Fort Gillem, Georgia

Inactivated 15 September 1995 at Fort Gillem, Georgia

Activated 16 October 1999 at Montgomery, Alabama

484th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe


Belgian Fourragere 1940

Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in Belgium

Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes

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