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506th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 3 August 2007

506th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 13 April 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1627th Engineer Utilities Detachment

Activated 7 June 1944 in Algeria

Inactivated 30 September 1945 in Germany

Redesignated 27 June 1947 as the 506th Engineer Utilities Detachment

Activated 20 July 1947 in Korea

Inactivated 25 January 1949 in Korea

Redesignated 26 May 1959 as the 506th Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 25 June 1959 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 1 January 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 16 September 1980 in Germany

Inactivated 15 August 1988 in Germany

Activated 16 October 2005 at Fort Lewis, Washington

506th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Southern France (with arrowhead); Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II



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