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Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 September 2012

62d ENGINEER BATTALION

  • Constituted 16 October 1939 in the Regular Army as the 2d Battalion, 18th Engineers
  • Activated 21 October 1939 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts
  • Redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 2d Battalion, 18th Engineer Combat Regiment
  • Reorganized and redesignated 8 January 1945 as the 410th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 18 October 1945 as the 410th Engineer Construction Battalion
  • Redesignated 22 April 1949 as the 62d Engineer Construction Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 62d Engineer Battalion
  • (Organic elements inactivated 16 September 2009 at Fort Hood, Texas; Support Company concurrently constituted and activated)

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • World War II
  • American Theater, Streamer without inscription
  • Aleutian Islands
  • Korean War
  • UN Offensive
  • CCF Intervention
  • First UN Counteroffensive
  • CCF Spring Offensive
  • UN Summer-Fall Offensive
  • Second Korean Winter
  • Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  • Third Korean Winter
  • Korea, Summer 1953
  • Vietnam
  • Defense
  • Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • 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
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • Cease-Fire
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered ALCAN HIGHWAY
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1951
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1966
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2003
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2008-2009
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1995-1996
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1996-1997
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1970

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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