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Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 February 2013

130th ENGINEER BATTALION

  • Constituted 6 February 1959 in the Puerto Rico Army National Guard as the 126th Engineer Battalion
  • Organized and Federally recognized 15 February 1959 from existing units with Headquarters at Carolina
  • Redesignated 1 May 1959 as the 130th Engineer Battalion
  • Location of Headquarters changed 31 December 1967 to Vega Baja
  • Ordered into active Federal service 11 February 2003 at home stations; released from active Federal service 21 May 2003 and reverted to territorial control
  • Ordered into active Federal service 23 July 2006 at home stations; released from active Federal service 18 January 2008 and reverted to territorial control
  • Reorganized 1 September 2008 to consist of the Headquarters and the Support Company (Companies A, B, and C concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 1013th Engineer Company, the 1014th Engineer Company, and the 1011th Engineer Company, respectively hereafter separate lineages)
  • HOME AREA: Northern Puerto Rico

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • World War II
  • American Theater,
    Streamer without inscription
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Support Company (Vega Baja), additionally entitled to:

  • World War II
  • Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2006-2007

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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