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History of Military Units in Columbia County, FL (1970) Robert Gary Shields


                                                       153d ENGINEER COMPANY
                               Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1959 as Headquarters Company (less battalion
                           medical section), 1st Medium Tank Battalion, 187th Armor, and remained an element of the
                           48th Armored Division
                               Reorganized and redesignated 15 February 1963 as Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion,
                          ,187th Armor; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 48th Armored Division and assigned
                           to the 53d Separate Infantry Brigade
                               Reorganized 1 May 1963 as Headquarters Company (less one platoon), 1st Battalion, 187th
                               (53d Separate Infantry Brigade reorganized and redesignated 1 March 1964 as the 53d
                           Armored Brigade)
                               Converted and redesignated 20 January 1968 as the 153d Engineer Company (53d Armored
                           Brigade concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 53d Infantry Brigade)
                           HOME STATION: Lake City , .

                                                    CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT
                                                         World War II-AP
                                                 .       New Guinea (with arrowhead)
                                                         Southern Philippines
                               Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered MINDANAO
                               Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

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