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539th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 August 2009

539th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 12 June 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 2897th Engineer Technical Intelligence Team and activated in England

Inactivated 6 October 1945 in France

Disbanded 17 January 1947

Reconstituted 15 November 1951 in the Regular Army as the 539th Engineer Technical Intelligence Team

Activated 26 November 1951 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Reorganized and redesignated 14 September 1953 as the 539th Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 3 December 1954 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Activated 1 July 1962 on Okinawa

Inactivated 19 April 1975 on Okinawa

Activated 1 August 1988 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 15 September 1994 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Activated 16 October 2008 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

539th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Korean War: Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC AREA 1964-1966

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC AREA 1966-1967

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered JULY-AUGUST 1972

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