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559th Engineer Battalion
130th Engineer Brigade

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Battalion History (1946-1992)

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Battalion History
1946 - 1992
559th Engineer Bn DI
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 559th Engineer Service Battalion, activated on 2 December 1946 in Germany

Inactivated 1 September 1947 in Germany

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 559th Engineer Battalion, activated on 9 June 1969 in Germany.

In the 1980s, the Battalion was assigned to the 130th Engineer Brigade and stationed at Pionier Kaserne, Hanau, Germany. At that time the Battalion was composed of
814th Float Bridge Company
516th Medium Girder Bridge Company
568th Combat Support Engineer Company.
A fourth company, the 567th Engineer Company (ADM), was deactivated 15 Feb 1986.

Inactivated 16 May 1986 in Germany

Reestablished 8 March 1990 as the 559th Engineer Battalion (Prov) in Hanau, Germany

Inactivated 15 October 1992 in Hanau, Germany
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