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512th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 22 August 2008

512th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 12 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1092d Engineer Utilities Detachment

Activated 14 August 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 9 December 1945 at Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, Virginia

Activated 20 September 1946 in Korea

Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 512th Engineer Utilities Detachment

Inactivated 25 January 1949 in Korea

Activated 1 June 1949 in Japan

Inactivated 26 June 1950 in Japan

Redesignated 21 March 1951 as the 512th Engineer Carbon Dioxide Supply Detachment, and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 12 April 1951 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Reorganized and redesignated 26 April 1952 as the 512th Engineer Carbon Dioxide Generating Detachment

Inactivated 1 October 1953 in Germany

Redesignated 26 March 1965 as the 512th Engineer Detachment

Activated 5 April 1965 at Granite City Army Depot, Illinois

Inactivated 6 July 1966 in Vietnam

Activated 1 April 1967 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Inactivated 26 May 1967 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Activated 17 July 2008 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

512th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe

Vietnam: Defense, Counteroffensive, Counteroffensive, Phase II



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