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Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 Oct 2020

573d Engineer Detachment

  • Constituted 25 August 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 2939th Engineer Service Detachment
  • Activated 10 October 1944 in New Guinea
  • Redesignated 1 May 1945 as the 2939th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment
  • Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 573d Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment
  • Inactivated 15 March 1948 in Japan
  • Allotted 31 October 1950 to the Regular Army
  • Activated 10 December 1950 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 14 September 1953 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Redesignated 9 October 1956 as the 573d Engineer Detachment
  • Activated 27 October 1956 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 24 March 1962 in Germany
  • Activated 4 May 1965 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 29 January 1972 in Vietnam
  • Activated 1 September 1980 at Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Inactivated 15 August 1988 at Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Activated 16 February 2008 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • New Guinea
  • 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
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2009
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2012-2013

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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