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489th Engineer Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 June 2006

489th Engineer Battalion Lineage

Constituted 10 June 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 1st Battalion, 367th Engineers

Activated 30 June 1942 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Reorganized and redesignated 26 April 1944 as the 1398th Engineer Construction Battalion

Inactivated 20 February 1946 in the Ryukyu Islands

Allotted 20 February 1947 to the Organized Reserves

Activated 6 March 1947 at New Orleans, Louisiana

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Redesignated 3 June 1948 as the 489th Engineer Construction Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 17 December 1948 as the 489th Engineer Combat Battalion

Inactivated 6 October 1950 at New Orleans, Louisiana

Redesignated 8 February 1955 as the 489th Engineer Battalion

Activated 24 February 1955 with Headquarters at Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Ordered into active military service 15 October 1961 at Pine Bluff, Arkansas; released from active military service 9 August 1962 and reverted to reserve status

(Location of Headquarters changed 1 January 1966 to Little Rock, Arkansas; on 15 July 1989 to North Little Rock, Arkansas)

Ordered into active military service 10 February 2003 at North Little Rock, Arkansas; released 17 June 2004 from active military service and reverted to reserve status

489th Engineer Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Western Pacific; Ryukyus


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for ASIATIC-PACIFIC THEATER

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