Lineage of the 82nd Engineer Combat
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82nd Engineer Combat Battalion
Engineer Combat Battalion ( post-WWII)
Engineer Combat Battalion
82nd Engineer Battalion (post-WWII)
19 - 82nd Engineer Combat Regiment authorized
by the U.S Army.
Jan. 25 -
Regiment is activated at Camp Swift Texas.
15 - Engineer regiments are reorganized into
Combat Groups....1st battalion retains 82nd
designation - Second
Battalion re-designated as 291st Combat Engineers....Headquarters
becomes 1115th Engineer
Nov. 23 - Battalion shipped
via Hampton Roads, Va.
Dec. 14 - Arrived in Oran,
1944 Jan. 5
- Traveled by 40& 8 train to
Casablanca - then by ship to arrive
England 20 Jan. Stationed at Frome..
17 - First 82nd units
touchdown on Omaha Beach. ......Normandy
29 - Crossed the Seine River......Northern France, Belgium and Holland
Sept. 11 - Entered
Germany near Village of Sherpenseel.....Rhineland campaign begins.
1945 March 29 - Crossed the Rhine
River at Wesel......Central Europe
- Fighting ceases......Battalion
ordered to return to France.
- Germany surrenders.
June - 82nd declared a high
point unit for early return to the
Most men transferred to other units.
1945 Nov. 21 - Battalion is
deactivated at Camp Miles Standish, Mass.
1092nd Engineer Combat
The 82nd is re-designated as the 1092nd Engineer Combat
Battalion and allotted to the W Va. National Guard.
1947 Sept. 16
- Organized and
Federally recognized with headquarters at
Sept. 1 - Ordered
into Federal service.
- Overseas to
Participated in the first UN counter-offensive,
spring offensive, UN summer-fall offensive,
1952 Aug. 26 -
Federally recognized as the 1092nd Engineer
Battalion with headquarters at Parkersburg W Va.
- Participated in the Korea
summer-fall and third winter
- Participated in the summer Korea
1954 March 15 - Re-designated as the
1955 March 18 - Released from Federal
and reverted to State control.
recognition was withdrawn
Lineage for the present day
15 - Activated into regular Army.
1942 April 25 -
Activated as 1st Battalion 39th Engineer Combat
Regiment at Camp Bowie. Overseas to North Africa.
1943 Sept. 15 .-
Deployed to Sicily in July, then on to
Italy. Received six campaign streamers
1945 Oct. 13 -
Deactivated at Camp Kilmer N. J.
82nd Engineer Battalion
1947 Jan. 30
- 39th re-designated as 82nd Engineer
1955 Jan. 17
- Reactivated at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.
Overseas to Bamberg Germany - 7th Eng. Brigade - VII
Corps, for the Berlin buildup.
1986 Jan. 16
- Re-designated as 82nd Engineer Combat
Dec. Deployed to
Southwest Asia, placed in support of the
2nd Armored Cavalry and participated in the Iraq
1991 June 15 -
Returned to Germany and assigned to
the 3rd Infantry
- V Corps.
Feb. - Reorganized as
a Divisional Combat Battalion, 3rd
Feb. - 3rd
Infantry re-flagged to become the 1st Infantry Division.
1997 - March -
Deployed to Bosnia
on a peace mission with the 1st
1997 Oct. -
Redeployed to Bamberg
1999 Dec. -
Deployed to Kosovo - Redeployed to Bamberg June 2000
- Deployed to Kosovo - redeployed to
2006 March - Battalion
is deactivated, in ceremonies, at Bamburg Barracks, Germany