CMH Home
CMH 		
      Home
Lineage And Honors Information

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 Dec 2009

Department of the Army Emblem

Department of the Army - Lineage and Honors

1203d ENGINEER BATTALION

 

Constituted 15 October 1955 in the Alabama Army National Guard as the 258th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion

Organized 31 October – 28 November 1956 from new and existing units in southeastern Alabama with Headquarters at Dothan

Reorganized and redesignated 2 May 1959 as the 3d Automatic Weapons Battalion, 203d Artillery

Ordered into active Federal service 11 June 1963 at home stations; released from active Federal service 16 June 1963 and reverted to state control

Ordered into active Federal service 10 September 1963 at home stations; released from active Federal service 12 September 1963 and reverted to state control

Redesignated 15 January 1968 as the 3d Battalion, 203d Artillery

Converted and redesignated 1 December 1969 as the 1203d Engineer Battalion

Battalion broken up 1 December 1978 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:

Headquarters and Headquarters Company as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1203d Engineer Battalion

(Companies A and B as the 1204th and 1205th Engineer Companies, respectively – hereafter separate lineages)

        Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1203d Engineer Battalion, ordered into active Federal service 7 June 2007 at Dothan; released from active Federal service 10 July 2008 and reverted to state control

        Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 2008 as the 1203d Engineer Battalion (concurrently, 1204th Engineer Company reorganized and redesignated as the Support Company, 1203d Engineer Battalion)

HOME STATION: Southeastern Alabama

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

        Headquarters Company (Dothan) entitled to:

                World War I
                Streamer without inscription

                World War II
                Rhineland
                Ardennes-Alsace
                Central Europe

                War on Terrorism
                Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

None

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


Return to Branch Index