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Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 Jan 2020

837th Engineer Battalion

  • Constituted 6 February 2007 in the Ohio and Michigan Army National Guard as Special Troops Battalion, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
  • Organized 1 September 2007 from new and existing units with Headquarters at Springfield
  • Ordered into active Federal service 4 January 2008 (less Company B) at home stations; released from active Federal service 9 January 2009 and reverted to state control
  • Ordered into active Federal service 15 October 2011 at home stations; released from active Federal service 17 November 2012 and reverted to state control
  • Converted and redesignated 1 September 2018 as the 837th Engineer Battalion, an element of the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Global War on Terrorism
  • Afghanistan:
  • Transition I

Headquarters Company (Springfield) additionally entitled to:

  • World War II
  • Air Offensive, Japan
  • Guadalcanal
  • Northern Solomons
  • Luzon
  • Kosovo
  • Kosovo Defense

Company A (Wooster) additionally entitled to:

  • War with Spain
  • Santiago
  • World War I
  • Ypres-Lys
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Lorraine 1918

Company B (St. Marys) additionally entitled to:

  • World War I
  • Ypres-Lys
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Northern Solomons
  • (with arrowhead)
  • Luzon (with arrowhead)
  • Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Governance
  • National Resolution

Decorations

  • Headquarters Company (Springfield) entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2012
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2004-2005
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • Company B (St. Marys) entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered BOUGAINVILLE
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered LUZON
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN DEC 2011 – SEP 2012
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at ST. VITH

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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