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160th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 June 2009

160th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 27 October 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 1606th Engineer Map Depot Detachment

Activated 5 November 1943 at Portland, Oregon

Reorganized and redesignated 15 January 1945 as the 1606th Engineer Map Depot Team

Redesignated 17 August 1945 as the 1606th Engineer Map Depot Detachment

Inactivated 12 November 1945 in France

Redesignated 18 June 1966 as the 160th Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 September 1966 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

Inactivated 1 April 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 1 August 1988 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Inactivated 15 September 1997 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Activated 16 October 2008 at Fort Hood, Texas

160th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: European-African-Middle Eastern Theater, Streamer without inscription

Vietnam: 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; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire


Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969, 1970

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