Lineage and Honors Information as of 22 Sept 2021

492d Civil Affairs Battalion

  • Constituted 25 August 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 92d Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Military Government Group, and activated at the Presidio of Monterey, California
  • Redesignated 4 January 1946 as the 92d Military Government, Headquarters and Headquarters Company
  • Inactivated 30 June 1946 in Japan
  • Redesignated 28 March 1955 as the 492d Military Government Company and allotted to the Army Reserve
  • Activated 31 March 1955 at Jackson, Mississippi
  • Reorganized and redesignated 31 May 1957 as the 492d Civil Affairs and Military Government Company
  • Redesignated 1 January 1960 as the 492d Civil Affairs Company
  • Inactivated 23 December 1974 at Jackson, Mississippi
  • Redesignated 16 March 2005 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 492d Civil Affairs Battalion, and activated at Phoenix, Arizona (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Ordered into active military service 18 April 2005 at Phoenix, Arizona; released from active military service 3 and 28 April 2008 and reverted to reserve status
  • Location changed 16 December 2009 to Buckeye, Arizona
  • Element ordered into active military service 12 January 2011 at Buckeye, Arizona; released from active military service 15 February 2012 and reverted to reserve status

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Global War on Terrorism


  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2006-2007
  • Company A additionally entitled to:
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered BAGHDAD MAR-MAY 2007

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Chief of Military History

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