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Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 November 2016

843d Engineer Company

  • Organized and Federally recognized 17 December 1921 in the Louisiana National Guard at Franklinton as Troop G, 108th Cavalry, an element of the 23d Cavalry Division
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 March 1929 as Troop F, 108th Cavalry
  • Converted and redesignated 6 October 1940 as Battery D, 105th Separate Battalion, Coast Artillery and relieved from the 23d Cavalry Division
  • Inducted into Federal service 6 January 1941 at Franklinton
  • Redesignated 10 July 1942 as Battery D, 105th Coast Artillery Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1944 as Battery D, 105th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion
  • Inactivated 15 September 1945 at Caserta, Italy
  • Reorganized and Federally recognized 11 April 1947 as Battery B, 105th Antiaircraft Automatic Weapons Battalion
  • Converted and redesignated 1 July 1959 as Troop A, 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, 139th Armor
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1963 as Troop A, 1st Squadron, 139th Cavalry
  • Converted and redesignated 1 December 1967 as Company B, 205th Engineer Battalion
  • Ordered into active Federal service 7 July 2003 at Franklinton, released from active Federal service 5 July 2004 and reverted to state control
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 2006 as the 843d Engineer Company

HOME STATION: Franklinton (less detachment at Covington)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Algeria-French Morocco (with
  • arrowhead)
  • Tunisia
  • Sicily (with arrowhead)
  • Naples-Foggia
  • Rome-Arno
  • North Apennines
  • Po Valley
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined


  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered KASSERINE

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Chief of Military History

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