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Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 December 2010

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344th ENGINEER COMPANY

 

Constituted 13 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 784th Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company

Activated 14 August 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Inactivated 27 November 1945 at Camp Shanks, New York

Redesignated 30 July 1947 as the 344th Engineer Dump Truck Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

Activated 11 August 1947 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Inactivated 30 June 1950 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Redesignated 2 April 2008 as the 344th Engineer Company

Activated 16 October 2010 at Tallahassee, Florida


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                            World War II
                                                            Southern France
                                                            Rhineland

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

PETER D. CREAN
COL, LG
Director, Center of Military History


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