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Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 March 2017

425th Engineer Detachment

  • Constituted 5 September 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 2858th Engineer Service Detachment
  • Activated 30 September 1944 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1944 as the 2858th Engineer Gas Generating Detachment
  • Inactivated 20 February 1946 at Batangas, Philippine Islands
  • Redesignated 22 July 1949 as the 425th Engineer Gas Generator Detachment and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps
  • Activated 2 August 1949 at Houston, Texas
  • Inactivated 15 December 1950 at Houston, Texas
  • (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Redesignated 29 November 1956 as the 425th Engineer Detachment
  • Activated 30 November 1956 at Canadian, Texas
  • Inactivated 3 October 1958 at Canadian, Texas
  • Activated 15 December 1967 at Dallas, Texas
  • Location changed 27 July 1991 to San Antonio, Texas
  • Ordered into active military service 6 December 2004 at San Antonio, Texas; released from active military service 15 February 2006 and reverted to reserve status
  • Inactivated 15 September 2009 at San Antonio, Texas
  • Activated 16 September 2010 at Chicopee, Massachusetts
  • Ordered into active military service 12 April 2016 at Chicopee, Massachusetts

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • Luzon
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005
  • Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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