• Origination/Activiation

    The 14th Engineer Battalion originated as the 2nd Battalion, 36th Engineer Combat Regiment and was activated on 1 June 1941 at Plattsburg Barracks, New York. The Battalion fought with distinction in ten campaigns during World War II, including five amphibious beach assaults: Algeria/French, Morocco, Sicily, Naples, Anzio, and Southern France. The regimental shoulder patch included

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  • Activation – Japan

    The 14th Engineer Combat Battalion was activated on 15 March 1950 in Kisarazu, Honshu, Japan, as part of the post-war occupation forces.

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  • Redesignation

    The 2827th Engineer Combat Battalion was redesignated on 29 April 1947 as the 14th Engineer Combat Battalion.

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  • 1946: Inactivation

    The Battalion was inactivated 25 February 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.

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  • 15 February 1945: Reorganized as 36th Engineer Combat Group

    On 15 February 1945, while in Poxonne, Germany, the Regiment was reorganized as the 36th Engineer Combat Group, and the 2nd Battalion was redesignated the 2827th Engineer Combat Battalion.

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  • Post Vietnam – 1989

    On 3 February 1989, the 761st Chemical Company was attached to the Battalion.

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  • Post Vietnam

    The 14th Engineer Battalion returned to the United States in late August of 1971, to a new home at Fort Ord, California, where they assumed the mission and personnel of the 613th Engineer Battalion.

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  • Korean War

    The 14th Engineer Combat Battalion landed at Pohong Dong, Korea on 18 July 1950, and participated in every major campaign of the Korean War. The Battalion was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation (less Company A) for fighting as Infantry with the 25th Infantry Division and Task Force Allen, and for its role in the breakout

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  • Vietnam War

    The 14th Engineer Battalion deployed to Vietnam on 19 October 1966, and participated in twelve campaigns throughout a five-year period. The Battalion earned a Meritorious Unit Commendation for its role in Operations Gatling and Summerall, and was awarded the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation. 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company was awarded the Presidential Unit

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