544th Engineer Company

Mission: O/O, 544th Engineer Company deploys and conducts engineering operations ISO the maneuver commander.

Unit contact: 719-524-8106

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unit history:

  • Constituted 13 August 1946 in the Regular Army as the 1261st Engineer Construction Company (Philippine Scouts)
  • Activated 28 December 1946 on Okinawa
  • Redesignated 30 June 1947 as the 544th Engineer Construction Company (Philippine Scouts)
  • Inactivated 5 June 1948 on Okinawa; concurrently withdrawn from the Philippine Scouts
  • Activated 1 August 1950 at Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • Inactivated 25 March 1954 at Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • Redesignated 17 May 1966 as the 544th Engineer Company
  • Activated 1 July 1966 at Fort Irwin, California
  • Inactivated 20 March 1972 in Vietnam
  • Will be activated 16 October 2010 at Fort Carson, Colorado

campaign participation credit

Vietnam
  • 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
  • Consolidation II
Decorations
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered Vietnam 1967-1968
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered Vietnam 1969
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered Vietnam 1967-1970