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Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 April 2011

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449th ENGINEER COMPANY

 

         Constituted 4 January 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1011th Engineer Treadway Bridge Company

        Activated 21 February 1944 at Camp Swift, Texas

        Inactivated 15 December 1945 in Japan

        Redesignated 9 May 1947 as the 449th Engineer Treadway Bridge Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves

        Activated 26 May 1947 at Longview, Texas

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

        Inactivated 25 July 1950 at Longview, Texas

        Redesignated 29 March 1955 as the 449th Engineer Company

        Activated 9 April 1955 at Fayetteville, Arkansas

        Inactivated 1 April 1959 at Fayetteville, Arkansas

        Activated 9 May 2007 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky

        Ordered into active military service 22 May 2007 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky; released from active military service 24 June 2008 and reverted to reserve status


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        New Guinea
                                                        Leyte
                                                        Luzon

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                        Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

        Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2007-2008

        Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO
4 JULY 1945

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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