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588th Engineer Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 August 2009

588th Engineer Detachment Lineage

Constituted 9 September 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3088th Engineer Service Detachment

Activated 14 October 1944 in France

Redesignated 11 February 1945 as the 3088th Engineer Welding Team, Type 1

Redesignated 10 April 1945 as the 3088th Engineer Welding Detachment

Inactivated 31 October 1945 in France

Redesignated 31 October 1950 as the 588th Engineer Welding Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 29 November 1950 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Inactivated 5 June 1952 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Redesignated 6 October 1955 as the 588th Engineer Detachment

Activated 29 October 1955 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 30 November 1971 in Vietnam

Activated 1 September 1980 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Inactivated 15 August 1988 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Activated 16 October 2008 at Fort Hood, Texas

588th Engineer Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Rhineland; Central Europe

Vietnam: 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; Consolidation I


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

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