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Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 April 2011

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812th ENGINEER COMPANY

 

        Organized in October 1879 at Wooster as the Wooster City Guard, an independent militia company

        Mustered into the Ohio National Guard 26 February 1881 as Company D, 8th Infantry Regiment

        Mustered into Federal service 13 May 1898 at Camp Bushnell, Ohio, as Company D, 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment; mustered out of Federal service 21 November 1898 at Wooster

        Reorganized and redesignated 14 April 1899 as Company D, Unattached Infantry

Redesignated 21 July 1899 as Company D, 8th Infantry Regiment

        Mustered into Federal service 19 June 1916 at Camp Willis, Ohio; mustered out of Federal service 22 March 1917 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

        Called into Federal service 15 July 1917

        Drafted into Federal service 5 August 1917

        Reorganized and redesignated 15 September 1917 as Company D, 146th Infantry, and assigned to the 37th Division

        Demobilized 20 April 1919 at Camp Sherman, Ohio

        Reorganized, redesignated, and Federally recognized 18 October 1920 in the Ohio National Guard at Wooster as Company D, 2d Infantry Regiment

        Redesignated 20 December 1920 as Company K, 3d Infantry Regiment

         Reorganized and redesignated 1 July 1921 as Company K, 145th Infantry, an element of the 37th Division (later redesignated as the 37th Infantry Division)

        Reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1928 as Headquarters Company, 73d Infantry Brigade

        Inducted into Federal service 15 October 1940 at Wooster

        Disbanded 1 February 1942 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

        Reconstituted, reorganized, redesignated, and Federally recognized 28 March 1947 in the Ohio National Guard at Wooster as Company H, 145th Infantry, an element of  the 37th Infantry Division

        Ordered into active Federal service 15 January 1952 at Wooster

        (Company H, 145th Infantry [NGUS] organized and Federally recognized 15 January 1954)

        Released from active Federal service 15 June 1954 and reverted to state control; Federal recognition concurrently withdrawn from Company H, 145th Infantry (NGUS)

        Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1959 as Company D, 1st Battle Group, 145th Infantry

        Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 145th Infantry, and relieved from assignment to the 37th Infantry Division

        Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1968 as Company A, 1st Battalion, 145th Infantry

        Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 June 1974 as Troop L, 3d Squadron, 107th Armored Cavalry

        Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 May 1977 as Company A, 112th Engineer Battalion

        (112th Engineer Battalion assigned 1 September 1999 to the 38th Infantry Division)

        Ordered into active Federal service 30 January 2003 at Wooster; released from active Federal service 28 January 2005 and reverted to state control

        Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 September 2007 as Company E, 1st Battalion, 145th Armored Regiment, and assigned to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division

        Relieved 1 March 2008 from assignment to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division

        Ordered into active Federal service 25 September 2008 at Wooster; released from active Federal service 29 October 2009 and reverted to state control

        Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 September 2010 as the 812th Engineer Company

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                        War with Spain
                                                        Santiago

                                                        World War I
                                                        Ypres-Lys
                                                        Lorraine 1918
                                                        Meuse-Argonne

                                                        War on Terrorism
                                                        Global War on Terrorism

 

DECORATIONS

None

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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