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926th Engineer Brigade (United States)

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Active  1943 – Present
Allegiance  United States Army
Size  Brigade
Country  United States
Role  Combat Engineers
926th Engineer Brigade (United States)
Type  Combat engineer brigade

The 926th Engineer Brigade is a combat engineer brigade of the United States Army. Recently transformed from a group sized unit, the 926th returned from a tour in Iraq in late 2008.

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Lineage

Constituted 17 June 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 926th Engineer Aviation Regiment

Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Company activated 20 June 1943 at Richmond, Virginia (organic elements not organized)

Inactivated 2 October 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Company, 926th Engineer Aviation Regiment, redesignated 19 December 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Company, 926th Engineer Aviation Group

Activated 31 January 1947 at Wheeler Field, Hawaii

Inactivated 16 December 1948 at Wheeler Air Force Base, Hawaii

Allotted 10 March 1949 to the Organized Reserve Corps

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Activated 7 April 1949 at Montgomery, Alabama

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1951 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 926th Engineer Aviation Group

Reorganized and redesignated 31 January 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 926th Engineer Group

Ordered into active military service 21 November 1990 at Montgomery, Alabama; released from active military service 21 April 1991 and reverted to reserve status

Ordered into active military service 24 February 2003 at Montgomery, Alabama; released from active military service 22 June 2004 and reverted to reserve status

Reorganized and redesignated 17 September 2007 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 926th Engineer Brigade

Ordered into active military service 5 March 2008 at Montgomery, Alabama; released from active military service 8 April 2009 and reverted to reserve status

Campaign participation credit

World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Central Europe
  • Southwest Asia
  • Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined
  • Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for IRAQ 2003–2004
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for IRAQ 2008–2009
  • References

    926th Engineer Brigade (United States) Wikipedia


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