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Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 October 2015

665th Engineer Detachment

  • Constituted 30 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as Detachment, 563d Engineer Boat Maintenance Company
  • Activated 6 August 1942 at Osterville, Massachusetts
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1943 as the 2d Platoon, Company B, 563d Engineer Boat Maintenance Battalion
  • Reorganized and redesignated 9 June 1944 as the 1463d Engineer Maintenance Company
  • Inactivated 22 December 1945 at Camp Stoneman, California
  • Redesignated 17 November 1948 as the 665th Engineer Maintenance Company, and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps
  • Activated 8 December 1948 at Butler, Pennsylvania
  • Inactivated 24 October 1950 at Butler, Pennsylvania
  • (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Redesignated 8 June 1954 as the 665th Engineer Company
  • Activated 2 July 1954 at Easton, Pennsylvania
  • Location changed 16 April 1957 to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Inactivated 22 February 1963 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Activated 16 September 2008 at Brookville, Pennsylvania
  • Reorganized and redesignated 17 September 2015 as the 665th Engineer Detachment

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War II
  • New Guinea
  • Bismarck Archipelago

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC THEATER

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

RICHARD W. STEWART
Chief of Military History


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