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Lineage and Honors Information as of 31 January 2012

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62d ENGINEER DETACHMENT

            Constituted 24 June 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1413th Engineer Mobile Searchlight Maintenance Unit

            Activated 15 July 1943 at Schenectady Army Service Forces Depot, New York

            Redesignated 8 April 1945 as the 1413th Engineer Searchlight Maintenance Detachment

            Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 62d Engineer Searchlight Maintenance Detachment

            Inactivated 20 February 1948 on Guam

            Allotted 31 October 1950 to the Regular Army

            Activated 29 November 1950 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

            Inactivated 15 August 1952 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

            Redesignated 16 April 1956 as the 62d Engineer Detachment

            Activated 1 July 1956 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota

            Inactivated 23 December 1960 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota

            Activated 25 June 1965 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

            Inactivated 17 February 1969 in Vietnam

            Activated 16 June 1987 at Fort Richardson, Alaska

            Inactivated 15 August 1988 at Fort Richardson, Alaska

            Activated 16 October 2007 at Anchorage, Alaska

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II
Asiatic-Pacific Theater,
     Streamer without inscription

Vietnam
Defense
Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase II
Counteroffensive, Phase III
Tet Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive, Phase IV
Counteroffensive, Phase V
Counteroffensive, Phase VI

 

DECORATIONS

None

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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