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72d Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

72d Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 19 February 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1680th Engineer Survey Liaison Detachment

Activated 25 February 1944 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Reorganized and redesignated 1 November 1944 as the 1680th Engineer Service Detachment

Redesignated 25 April 1945 as the 1680th Engineer Survey Liaison Detachment

Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 72d Engineer Survey Liaison Detachment

Allotted 1 January 1953 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 28 March 1954 as the 72d Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 24 June 1955 in Japan

Activated 25 October 1963 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 30 June 1970 in Liberia

Activated 1 September 1972 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Inactivated 5 August 1973 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Activated 1 September 1983 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Inactivated 15 July 1988 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Activated 16 October 2005 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

72d Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: New Guinea; Luzon


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1953-1954

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

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