Lyrics and Music by Jo Johnston|
Synthesized by Malcolm Dale
|"Clearing Landing Field For Medical Evacuation"|
On 08 July 2005, the 91st Engineer Battalion was inactivated following the inactivation of the Engineer Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division as part of the transformation of the Division to the modular force structure. assets of the Battalion were made organic to those brigades previously served. Engineer elements were integrated into the Special Troops Battalions of each Brigade and the Division itself. In the process, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 91st Engineer Battalion was reflagged as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.
On 01 October,1933, the 91st Engineer Battalion was constituted in the Regular Army as the 50th Engineer Battalion (Separate). On 01 January, 1938 it was redesignated the 91st Engineer Battalion (Separate), but it was not activated until 10 February, 1941 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.On 20 July 1941, it relocated from left Camp Shelby to participate in the Louisiana Maneuvers. It bivouacked near Lake Charles, Louisiana, and was engaged in the construction and improvement of airports, roads and railheads. On 20 October, it moved to an area near Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, where it worked on constructing a railroad between Camp Polk and Camp Claiborne. On 04 March, 1942 The 91st Engineer Battalion (Separate) deployed from the New York Port of Embarkation and on 09 April, arrived in Brisbane, Australia The unit worked on airfields around Woodstock, Queensland and Giru, Queensland. On 10 July, it was redesignated the 91st Engineer Regiment (General Service), before becoming the 91st Engineer General Service Regiment on 06 August 1942. The regiment moved up to Townsville, Queensland where it continued airbase construction activities. M
This folio of material highlights of the many subsequent historical critical missions performed by members of the 91st Engineer Battalion, whose actions, operations and the many critical issues resolved over its 79+ years history to meet the changing threat and the honors they achieved are summarized in the following sections:
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