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15th Engineer Company
(Road Builders)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 3 May 2006

15th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 5 May 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1222d Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Activated 15 July 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 8 May 1946 in France

Activated 30 June 1946 in Japan

Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 538th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Reorganized and redesignated 5 December 1947 as the 538th Engineer Fire Fighting Company

Redesignated 31 December 1947 as the 15th Engineer Fire Fighting Company

Inactivated 15 September 1948 in Japan

Redesignated 17 May 1966 as the 15th Engineer Company and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 July 1966 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Inactivated 29 August 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 20 December 1971 in Vietnam

Inactivated 20 March 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 1 April 1985 in Panama

Inactivated 4 August 1989 in Panama

Activated 16 October 2005 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

15th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Northern France

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II

 

Decorations

Valorous Unit Award for DAK TO - BEN HET

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1970-1971

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1970-1971


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