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Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 December 2011

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HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY
555th ENGINEER BRIGADE

 

Constituted 1 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1103d Engineer Combat Group

Activated 25 February 1943 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Inactivated 8 May 1946 in Germany

Activated 20 January 1947 in Germany

Redesignated 5 March 1947 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 555th Composite Service Group

Reorganized and redesignated 7 March 1949 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 555th Engineer Combat Group

Allotted 16 February 1951 to the Regular Army

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1953 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 555th Engineer Group

Inactivated 25 June 1969 in Germany

Activated 18 January 1992 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 2007 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 555th Engineer Brigade

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        World War II
                                                        Normandy
                                                        Northern France
                                                        Rhineland
                                                        Ardennes-Alsace
                                                        Central Europe

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                                Iraq:
                                                        Iraqi Governance
                                                        National Resolution
                                                        Iraqi Surge
                                                        Iraqi Sovereignty

                                                        (Additional campaigns to be determined)

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2003

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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