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184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD)

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Active  1998 – present
Branch  United States Army
Country  United States
Type  Ordnance
184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD)
Role  Explosive ordnance disposal
Part of  52nd Ordnance Group (EOD)

The 184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD) accomplish the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) support activity. The EOD battalion operates under United States Army Forces Command (52nd Ordnance Group (EOD)) command and control with several companies (EOD) strategically located within each control area. Installations and MACOMs do not have a direct area support EOD responsibility.

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Organization

Eight Ordnance Companies (EOD).

Fort Campbell, Kentucky -49th OD CO (EOD) -717th OD CO (EOD) -723rd OD CO (EOD) -744th OD CO (EOD) -HHD, 184th OD BN (EOD)

Fort Stewart, Georgia -38th OD CO (EOD) -756th OD CO (EOD)

Fort Benning, Georgia -789th OD CO (EOD)

Lineage

  1. Constituted 18 October 1927 in the Regular Army as the 6th Motor Repair Battalion
  2. Redesignated 1 May 1936 as the 53d Quartermaster Regiment (less 1st Battalion)
  3. Activated on 10 February 1941 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 3d Battalion, 53d Quartermaster Regiment at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  4. Converted and redesignated 18 August 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 3d Battalion, 53d Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Regiment
  5. Reorganized and redesignated 7 October 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 184th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Battalion
  6. Redesignated 31 May 1943 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 184th Ordnance Battalion
  7. Inactivated 11 March 1946 in Germany
  8. Activated 1 June 1954 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  9. Reorganized and redesignated 12 August 1965 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 184th Ordnance Battalion
  10. Inactivated 2 April 1972 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  11. Activated 16 June 1998 at Fort Gillem, Georgia as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD)
  12. Moved to Fort Campbell, Kentucky in late 2008 to early 2009 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD)

Campaign participation credit

  • World War II
  • Normandy Northern France Rhineland Ardennes-Alsace Central Europe
  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive Counteroffensive, Phase II 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 Cease-Fire

    Decorations

    1. Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967–1968
    2. Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968–1969

    References

    184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD) Wikipedia


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