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| country = {{flag|United States}}
 
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| type = [[Military engineering|Brigade support engineers]]
 
| type = [[Military engineering|Brigade support engineers]]
 
| role = Engineer support to brigade operations
 
| role = Engineer support to brigade operations

Revision as of 20:41, December 4, 2019

[[File:29th Engineer Battalion Insignia|240x240px|frameless}}|Current badge of the battalion|alt=]]
Current badge of the battalion
Active 1917—1919
1923—1972
1980—2007
2014—Present
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
Branch

Flag of the United States Army (1775).gif United States Army

Type Brigade support engineers
Role Engineer support to brigade operations
Size Battalion
Part of 3rd Stryker Combat Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
Garrison/HQ Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Nickname(s) 29 EBN
Motto(s) "The Wayfinders"
Engagements World War I
World War II

The 29th Engineer Battalion is a military engineering battalion of the United States Army currently serving under the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and based at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Organization

The current organization of the battalion is as follows;

  • 29th Engineer Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Company "Titans"
  • A Company
  • B Company "Banshees"
  • C Company
  • D Company
  • E Company "Enforcers"
  • H Company "Hydra"
  • Sapper Company

Lineage

  • Constituted 18 May 1917 in the National Army as the 29th Engineer Regiment
    • Organized September 1917-November 1918 at various stations as the 29th Engineers
    • (2nd Battalion redesignated 1 December 1918 as the 1st Battalion, 74th Engineers -- hereafter separate lineage)
    • Demobilised 13 July-2 September 1919 at Camp Upton, New York and Camp Humphreys, Virginia
  • Reconstituted 14 July 1923 in the Regular Army as the 29th Engineer Battalion; concurrently consolidated with the 17th Engineer Battalion (activated 19 September 1921 at Camp Humphreys, Virginia) and consolidated unit designated as the 29th Engineer Battalion
    • Redesignated 7 November 1941 as the 29th (Topographic) Engineer Battalion
    • Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Company, 29th Engineer Topographic Battalion, reorganized and redesignated 20 June 1944 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Base Topographic Battalion (remainder of battalion -- hereafter separate lineage)
    • Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Base Topographic Battalion, redesignated 15 January 1953 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Battalion
    • Redesignated 22 March 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 29th Engineer Battalion
    • Redesignated 15 August 1980 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 29th Engineer Battalion, and activated at Fort Shafter, Hawaii
    • Inactivated 16 October 2007 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii
  • Assigned 16 October 2014 to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, and activated at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (lettered companies concurrently constituted and activated)

Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Decorations

References

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