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379th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 10 July 2009

379th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 8 September 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1943d Engineer Composite Company

Activated 18 September 1944 at Geiger Field, Spokane, Washington

Redesignated 29 November 1944 as the 1943d Engineer Service Detachment

Redesignated 25 February 1945 as the 1943d Engineer Aviation Utilities Detachment

Inactivated 31 July 1946 on Guam

Redesignated 12 August 1948 as the 379th Engineer Utilities Detachment and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 14 September 1948 at Birmingham, Alabama

Inactivated 14 July 1949 at Birmingham, Alabama

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Redesignated 31 March 1955 as the 379th Engineer Detachment and activated at Jasper, Alabama

Inactivated 25 June 1959 at Jasper, Alabama

Activated 22 January 1968 at Mobile, Alabama

Inactivated 15 September 1994 at Mobile, Alabama

Activated 17 September 2004 at Pascagoula, Mississippi

379th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Western Pacific


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC THEATER

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