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243d Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 10 July 2009

243d Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 13 April 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1243d Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Activated 27 May 1944 in Algeria

Reorganized and redesignated 23 June 1944 as the 1243d Engineer Composite Platoon

Reorganized and redesignated 6 May 1945 as the 1243d Engineer Firefighting Platoon

Inactivated 1 June 1946 in Germany

Redesignated 23 February 1954 as the 243d Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 April 1954 in Korea

Inactivated 20 January 1955 in Korea

Activated 5 April 1965 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Inactivated 23 August 1968 in Vietnam

Activated 16 December 2006 in Germany

243d Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland

Vietnam:Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V



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