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554th Engineer Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 June 2009

554th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 19 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 554th Engineer Heavy Ponton Battalion

Activated 25 January 1943 at Camp Swift, Texas

Redesignated 5 November 1945 as the 554th Engineer Ponton Bridge Company

Inactivated 30 April 1949 at Fort Monroe, Virginia

Redesignated 17 December 1951 as the 554th Engineer Panel Bridge Company

Allotted 19 December 1951 to the Regular Army

Activated 16 January 1952 at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin

Inactivated 15 August 1952 at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin

Redesignated 11 October 1954 as the 554th Engineer Company

Activated 3 December 1954 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Inactivated 8 December 1967 in Vietnam

Activated 16 October 2008 at Fort Stewart, Georgia

554th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967

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