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Engineers

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 June 2017

955th Engineer Company

    • Constituted 24 March 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 955th Engineer Company
    • Activated 20 May 1942 at March Field, California
    • Redesignated 27 August 1942 as the 955th Engineer Topographic Company, Aviation
    • Inactivated 20 March 1946 in the Philippine Islands
    • Redesignated 11 February 1949 as the 955th Engineer Topographic Company, Corps, and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps
    • Activated 10 March 1949 at Fort Myer, Virginia
    • (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated on 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
    • Reorganized and redesignated 24 September 1953 as the 955th Engineer Company
    • Location changed in 1959 to Alexandria, Virginia; on 1 December 1960 to Washington, D.C.; on 21 January 1963 to Alexandria, Virginia; on 1 December 1975 to Fort Belvoir; Virginia
    • Inactivated 16 July 1980 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
    • Activated 16 October 1995 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
    • Ordered into active military service 30 March 2008 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; released from active military service 3 May 2009 and reverted to reserve status
    • Ordered into active military service 12 August 2013 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; released from active military service 15 September 2014 and reverted to reserve status

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • New Guinea
  • Leyte
  • Luzon
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Surge
  • Iraqi Sovereignty
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered ASIATIC-PACIFIC THEATER
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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