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68th Engineer Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 March 2008

68th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 1 April 1927 in the Organized Reserves as the 710th Engineer Depot Company

Organized in October 1929 at Cleveland, Ohio

Redesignated 20 August 1931 as the 710th Engineer Company

Inactivated 1 January 1938 at Cleveland, Ohio; concurrently withdrawn from the Organized Reserves and allotted to the Regular Army

Redesignated 1 April 1942 as the 710th Engineer Depot Company

Redesignated 29 May 1943 as the 710th Engineer Base Depot Company

Activated 21 June 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 2 December 1945 at Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts

Redesignated 29 April 1947 as the 68th Engineer Base Depot Company

Activated 15 March 1948 on Okinawa

Inactivated 1 June 1949 on Okinawa

Redesignated 11 September 1950 as the 68th Engineer Depot Company

Activated 22 September 1950 at Granite City, Illinois

Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1953 as the 68th Engineer Company

Inactivated 13 May 1955 in Korea

Activated 1 June 1956 in Germany

Inactivated 1 September 1965 in Germany

Activated 25 June 1966 in France

Inactivated 20 June 1976 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Activated 1 June 1993 at Fort Hood, Texas

68th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II:Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland

Korean War: Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1951-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953


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