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Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 September 2014

307th ENGINEER BATTALION

  • Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 307th Engineers and assigned to the 82d Division
  • Organized 27 August 1917 at Camp Gordon, Georgia
  • Demobilized 12-17 May 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey
  • Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 307th Engineer Regiment and assigned to the 82d Division
  • Organized in December 1921 at Jacksonville, Florida
  • Regiment (less 2d Battalion) reorganized and redesignated 30 January 1942 as the 307th Engineer Battalion, an element of the 82d Division (later redesignated as the 82d Airborne Division) (2d Battalion concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 868th Engineer Battalion, Aviation--hereafter separate lineage)
  • Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 August 1942 as the 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps)
  • Withdrawn 15 November 1948 from the Organized Reserve Corps and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1957 as the 307th Engineer Battalion
  • Inactivated 15 June 2006 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and relieved from assignment to the 82d Airborne Division
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company activated 15 September 2010 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina (Support Company concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Assigned 16 June 2014 to the 3d Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division (Support Company concurrently inactivated and lettered companies activated)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • St. Mihiel
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Sicily (with arrowhead)
  • Naples-Foggia
  • Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • Rhineland (with arrowhead)
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Armed Forces Expeditions
  • Dominican Republic
  • Grenada
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Company A additionally entitled to:

  • Armed Forces Expeditions
  • Panama (with arrowhead)

Company C additionally entitled to:

  • World War II
  • Anzio (with arrowhead)
  • Vietnam
  • Tet Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • Summer-Fall 1969
  • Winter-Spring 1970

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered HOLLAND
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2013
  • Belgian Fourragere 1940
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in Belgium and Germany
  • Military Order of William (Degree of the Knight of the Fourth Class), Streamer embroidered NIJMEGEN 1944
  • Netherlands Orange Lanyard
  • Company A additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2003
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COTENTIN
  • French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
  • Company B additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAGHDAD MAY 2003-FEB 2004
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered STE. MERE EGLISE
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COTENTIN
  • French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
  • Company C additionally entitled to:
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003-2004
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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