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509th Engineer Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 June 2007

509th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 24 June 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 509th Engineer Light Ponton Company

Activated 15 July 1942 at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma

Inactivated 12 October 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia

Redesignated 1 March 1963 as the 509th Engineer Company and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 26 March 1963 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Inactivated 29 August 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 1 October 1980 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Inactivated 15 July 1984 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Activated 16 May 2007 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

509th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; 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


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1968

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1970-1971

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1970-1971

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