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547th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2007

547th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 21 June 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 2006th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon

Activated 1 July 1943 at Bradley Field, Connecticut

Inactivated 30 October 1945 in Germany

Redesignated 12 March 1951 as the 521st Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 4 April 1951 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Reorganized and redesignated 20 October 1953 as the 547th Engineer Detachment

Inactivated 3 December 1954 in France

Activated 4 May 1965 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 30 November 1972 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Withdrawn 1 June 2005 from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve

Activated 16 September 2006 at Conroe, Texas

547th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Northern France

Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1970

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