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Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 27 April 2017

724th Engineer Battalion

    • Constituted 3 June 1946 and allotted to the Wisconsin National Guard as the 724th Engineer Combat Battalion
    • Assigned 13 May 1946 to the 32d Infantry Division
    • Organized and Federally recognized 2 February 1949 in northwestern Wisconsin with Headquarters at Ashland
    • Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1953 as the 724th Engineer Battalion
    • Location of Headquarters changed 15 February 1959 to Superior
    • Ordered into active Federal service 15 October 1961 at Superior; released from active Federal service 10 August 1962 and reverted to state control
    • Relieved 30 December 1967 from assignment to the 32d Infantry Division
    • Location of Headquarters changed 1 April 2001 to Hayward
    • Ordered into active Federal service 15 March 2003 at home stations; released from active Federal service 15 July 2004 and reverted to state control
    • Reorganized 1 September 2008 to consist of Headquarters Company and the Support company (concurrently; former Headquarters Company reorganized as the Support Company and the 950th Engineer Company [hereafter separate lineage], Companies A, B, and C reorganized as the 273d Engineer Company, the 950th Engineer Company, and the 951st Engineer Company – hereafter separate lineages)
    • Location of Headquarters changed 25 September 2008 to Chippewa Falls
    • Ordered into active Federal service 5 March 2010 at home stations; released from active Federal service 8 April 2011 and reverted to state control

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Sovereignty
  • (additional campaigns to be determined)

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003-2004
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2010-2011

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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