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593d Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 28 March 2008

593d Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 5 May 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1223d Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Activated 15 July 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 12 November 1945 in France

Activated 30 June 1946 in Japan

Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 539th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Inactivated 5 December 1947 in Japan

Activated 27 January 1950 on Guam

Inactivated 26 June 1950 on Guam

Allotted 23 November 1951 to the Regular Army

Activated 6 December 1951 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Reorganized and redesignated 14 August 1954 as the 593d Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 27 January 1969 in Thailand

Withdrawn 1 June 2005 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve

Activated 16 September 2006 at Tustin, California

593d Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe



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