Itschner Plaque

Itschner_Plaque

The Itschner Plaque, first awarded by SAME in 1960, is named in honor of Lt. Gen. Emerson C. Itschner, USA. The plaque was presented to the most outstanding U.S. Army engineering company during a year.

In 1974, the competition for the Itschner Award was broadened to include the Army National Guard and the Army reserve.

Criteria: Most outstanding U.S. Army engineering company during the year.

Eligibility: One plaque is awared each year to an outstanding engineering company from each the following:

  • United States Army (Active);
  • Army Reserve; and
  • Army National Guard.

Click here to review nominations instructions

Past Itschner Plaque Recipients:

2013

  • Active Army: 42nd Clearance Company 54th Engineer Battalion 18th Engineer Brigade
  • National Guard: 188th Engineer Company (verticle), 231st Brigade Support Battalion, HQ, 141st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, North Dakota
  • Army Reserves: 428th Engineer Detachment, 368th Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command, Londenderry, New Hampshire

2012

  • Active Army: 42nd Clearance Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade Bamberg, Germany 2012
  • National Guard: 188th Engineer Company (vertical), 231st Brigade Support Battalion, 141st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade North Dakota National Guard 2012
  • Army Reserves: 428th Engineer Detachment, 368th Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command, Londonderry, New Hampshire 2012

2011

  • Active: 643rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • National Guard: 623rd Engineer Comopany, Nebraska National Guard, Wahoo, Neb.
  • Reserve: 428th Engineer Company, 379th Engineer Battalion, 372nd Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

2010     

  • Active: A Company, 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division
  • National Guard: 957 Engineer Company, North Dakota
  • Reserve: 328th Engineer Company

2009     

  • Active: Bravo Company, 9th Engineer Battalion
  • National Guard: Headquarters 220th Engineer Company Missouri National Guard
  • Reserve: 321st Engineer Detachment (Survey & Design) 844th Engineer Battalion

2008    

  • Active: 66th Engineer Company (Infrantry)
  • National Guard: Charlie Company, 201 Engineer Battalion
  • Reserve: 955th Engineering Company, 489th Engineer Battalion

2007

  • Active: 66th Engineer Company
  • National Guard: 133rd Engineering Company, Laramie, Wyoming
  • Reserve: Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

2006

  • Active: 618th Engineer Company, 19th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps


2005   

  • Active: Company E, Task Force 4-64 Armor, 4th Brig. (Combat)
  • National Guard: Company A, 224th Engr. Bn.
  • Reserve: HSC, 844th Engr. Bn. (Combat Heavy)

2004

  • Active: A Company, 20th Engr. Bn.
  • National Guard: HQ Support Company, 203rd Engr. Bn (Combat Heavy)
  • Reserve: 854th Engr. Bn.

2003

  • Active: Co. A, 11th Engr. Bn (Combat)
  • National Guard: Co. C, 1457th Engr. Bn (Combat)
  • Reserve: Co. A, 244th Engr. Bn (Combat Heavy)

2002

  • Active: Co. C, 9th Engr. Bn (CBT)
  • National Guard: Co. A, 1088th Engr.Bn.
  • Reserve: 463rd Engr. Co. Bn (Heavy)

2001

  • Active: Co. B, 94th Engr. Bn. (Heavy)
  • National Guard: 842d Engr. Co. (Combat Support Equipment)
  • Reserve: HSC, 244th Engr. Bn. (Combat)

2000

  • Active: Co. A, 82nd Engr. Bn.
  • National Guard: Co. B, 142nd Engr. Bn.
  • Reserve: Co. C, 489th Engr. Bn.

1999

  • Active: Co. A, 94th Engr. Combat Bn. (Heavy)
  • National Guard: Co. C, 203rd Engr. Bn.
  • Reserve: Co. B, 961st Engr. Combat Bn. (Heavy)

1998

  • Active: Co. A, 14th Engr. Combat Bn. (C)
  • National Guard: Co. B, 1088 Engr. Bn.
  • Reserve: Co. C, 489th Engr. Bn.

1997

  • Active: Co. A, 16th Engr. Bn., 1st Armd. Div.
  • National Guard: Hqtrs. & Hqtrs. Co., 109th Engr Grp.
  • Reserve: 431st Engr. Co. (Pipeline)

1996

  • Active: 502nd Engr. Co., 130dl Engr. Bde.
  • National Guard: Company B, 69th Engr. Bn.
  • Reserve: 412th Engr. Cmd.

1995

  • Active: 618th Engr. Co. (Light Equip.), 307dl Bn. (Airborne), 82nd Airborne Div.
  • National Guard: 854th Engr. Co. (Medium Girder Bridge), 109th Engr. Bn.
  • Reserve: Co. B, 389th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy)

1994

  • Active: Co. B, 536th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), commanded by Capt. Kevin P. Meeham
  • National Guard: Co. B, 769th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), commanded by 1st Lt. Nathan P. Vercher
  • Reserve: Co. B, 389th Engr. Gp., 88th Army Reserve Command, commanded by Capt. Gary D. Cross

1993

  • Active: Co. A, 65th Engr. Bn., 25th Infantry Div. (Light), commanded by Capt. Timothy Touchette
  • National Guard: Co. A, 769th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), commanded by Capt. Alonzo R. Luce
  • Reserve: HHQ, 412th Engr. Co., commanded by Maj. David L Weeks

1992

  • Active: Co. C, 65th Engr. Bn., 25th Infantry Div. (Light), Shofield Barracks, HI, commanded by Capt. Richard Barrowman
  • National Guard: Co. B, 769th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heayy),commanded by Capt. Luke Hall
  • Reserve: Co. A, 391st Engr. Bn. (Combat)(Corps), commanded by Capt. Henry Chandler

1991

  • Active: Co. A, 23rd Engr. Bn., Engr. Bde., 1st Armored Div., commanded by Capt. Billy G. Tollison
  • National Guard: Co. D, 122nd Engr. Bn., commanded by Capt. Thomas W. Stribling
  • Reserve: Co. A, 391st Engr. Bn., commanded by Capt. Harold L. Brady

1990

  • Active: 70dl Engr. Co. (Topo.), 29th Engr. Bn. (Topo.), 45th Spt. Gp., Ft. Shafter, HI, commanded by Capt. Joseph J. Piek
  • National Guard: Company B, 52th lEngr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), commanded by 1st Lt. Robert C. Kyger
  • Reserve: Co. D, 854th Engr. Bn., HQ 1st Army, Ft. Meade, MD, commanded by Capt. Neal J. Skow

1989

  • Active: Co. C, 9th Engr. Bn., 7th Engr. Bde., U.S. Army Europe, commanded by Capt. James 0. Dulling
  • National Guard: Co. D, 153rd Engr. Bn. (Cbt.), 109th Engr. Gp., South Dakota Army National Guard, commanded by Capt. Ralph J. Borkowski
  • Reserve: Co. D, 844th Engr.Bn., (Combat) (Heavy), 412th Engr. Cmd., TN, commanded by Capt. Billy L. Ridley

1988

  • Active: Co. A, 65th Engr. Bn., commanded by Capt. Randall R. Russo
  • National Guard: 200th Engr. Co., commanded by Capt. John H. Foley
  • Reserve: Co. C, 391st Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Corps), commanded by Capt. Michael J. Silva

1987

  • Active: Co. D, 44th Engr. Combat Bn. (Heavy), commanded by Capt. Bobby N. Rakes, Jr. Army; HHC, 577th Engr. Bn., commanded by Capt. Richard L. Gingras
  • National Guard: Co. B, 141st Engr. Combat Bn.,commanded by Capt. Dale Adarns
  • Reserve: HHC, 412th Engr. Cmd., commanded by Maj. Robert R. Bottin, Jr.

1986

  • Active: Co. B, 249th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), 18th Engr. Bde., commanded by Capt. Peter L. Weiland and Capt. Dirk Nelson
  • National Guard: 116th Engr. Co. (CSE), commanded by Capt. John W. Penrod
  • Reserve: 13th Engr. Bn., commanded by Capt. Christopher Burton

1985

  • Active: Co. B, 17th Engr. Bn., commanded by Capt. David B. Snodgrass
  • National Guard: Co. C, 1249th Engr. Bn. (Combat), commanded by Capt. Stephen C. Truesdell
  • Reserve: Co. B, 458th Engr. Bn. (Combat), commanded by Capt. Samuel W. Haag

1984

  • Active: Co. B, 249th Engr. Cbt. Bn. (Heavy), commanded by Capt. Kevin W. Trehey
  • National Guard: Co. D, 141st Engr Bn. (Combat), North Dakota Army National Guard, commanded by Capt. Michael E. McNeill
  • Reserve: 4O9th Engr. Co. (Panel Bridge), commanded by Capt. Thomas H. Bonorden

1983

  • Active: Co. C, 249th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), commanded by Capt. Joseph V. Muscarella
  • National Guard: Co. D, 1457th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Corps), Utah Army National Guard, commanded by Capt. Dennis L. Tolman
  • Reserve: Co. D, 411 dl Engr. Cbt. Bn. (Heavy), commanded by Capt. Paul M. Shintaku

1982

  • Active: Co. D, 249th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), 18th Engr. Bde. commanded by Capt. Thomas G. Sydelko
  • National Guard: Co. C, 153rd Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Corps), South Dakota National Guard
  • Reserve: HHC, 458th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Corps)

1981

  • Active: Co. C, 78th Engr. Bn. (Combat), VII Corps, commanded by Capt. David E. Schnabel
  • National Guard: Co. B, 262nd Engr. Bn. (Combat.) (Corps), Maine Army National Guard, commanded by Daniel L. Trembley
  • Reserve: Co. D, 844th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), commanded by Capt. Worley W. Francisco

1980

  • Active: Co. A, 65th Engr. Bn (Combat)., 25th Infantry Div., Schofield Barracks, HI, commanded by Capt. Thorns L. Charlson
  • National Guard: Co. D, 1457th Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Corps), Utah Army National Guard, commanded by Capt. Clark Christensen
  • Reserve: Co. B, 479th Engr. Bn (Combat) (Corps), U.S. Army Reserve, Massena, NY, commanded by Capt. Errol W. McLean

1979

  • Active: 568th Engr. Co. (Combat Spt. Equip.), 559th Engr. Bn., 130th Engr. Bde., V Corps, USAREUR, commanded by Capt. Sheldon L. Jahn
  • National Guard: 269th Engr. Co. (Const. Spt.) Florida Army National Guard, Live Oak, FL, commanded by Capt. James R. Taylor
  • Reserve: Co. D, 467th Engr. Bn., 121st Army Reserve Command, Greenville, MS, commanded by Capt. Jerome C. Haftner

1978

  • Active: Co. A, 12th Engr. Bn. (Combat), 8th Infantry Div., V Corps, USAREUR, commanded by Capt. Wyland E Leadbetter Jr.
  • National Guard: Co. C, 612th Engr. Bn. (Combat), Ohio Army National Guard
  • Reserve: 332nd Engr. Co. (Dump Truck), Kittanning, PA, commanded by Capt. Ernest M. Cooper

1977

  • Active: Co. C, 547th Engr. Bn. (Combat), 130th Engr. Bde., V Corps, USAREUR, commanded by Capt. Richard A. Nance
  • National Guard: 842nd Engr. Co. (Combat Spt.), 109th Engr. Bn., 109th Engr. Gp., South Dakota National Guard
  • Reserve: HH Co., 315th Engr. Gp., 79th ARCOM

1976

  • Active: Co. A, 293rd Engr. Bn. (Combat) (Heavy), 24th Engr. Gp. (Const.), USAREUR, commanded by Capt. Leon J .Lang
  • National Guard: Co. B, 724th Engr. Bn. (Combat), Wisconsin National Guard, commanded by Maj. Jerome J. Berard
  • Reserve: 332nd Engr. Co. (DT), 99th ARCOM, commanded by Capt. Frank T. Prasenicka

1975

  • Active: Co. B, 1Oth Engr. Bn. (Combat), 3rd Infantry Div., commanded by Capt.Albert Kraus
  • National Guard: Hqs. Co. 1457th Engr. Bn. (Combat), Utah National Guard, commanded by Cmdr. R.J.Skillicorn
  • Reserve: Co. D, 463rd Engr. Bn. (Const.), 99th ARCOMI commanded by Capt. John E. Barnes

1974

  • Active: Co. D, 8O2nd Engr. Bn., 2nd Engr. Gp., 8th U.S. Army, commanded by Capt. David E. Spaulding
  • National Guard: Co. D, 1457th Engr. Bn. (Combat), Utah National Guard, commanded by Capt. Quinn D. Cloward
  • Reserve: Co. B, 458th Engr. Bn. (Combat), 99th ARCOM, 1st U.S. Army, commanded by Capt. Glenn L. Campbell

1973

  • 370th Engr. Co. (Const. Spt.), 24th Engr. Gp. (Const.) I U.S. Army, Europe, commanded successively by Capt. Robert Potter and Capt. John W. Braden, Jr.

1972

  • 518th Co. (Combat), 193rd Infantry Bde., Fort Kobbe, Canal Zone, commanded successively by Capt. Philip C. Gee and Capt. Garry V. Cooper

1971

  • Co. A, 326th Engr. Bn., 101st Airborne Div. (Airmobile), commanded by Capt. Charles B. Yonn III, and Capt. John T. Sevier, Vietnam

1970

  • Co C, 8th Engr. Bn. (Airmobile), commanded by Capt. Frederick G. Betteridge and Capt. Donald J. Hejna, Vietnam

1969

  • 87th Engr. Co. 199th Infantry Bde., commanded by Capt. Robert J . Walters and Capt. Mark E Moran, Vietnam
  • Co. C, 39th Engr. Bn. (Combat), 45th Engr. Gp., commanded by Capt. Philip H. lzard, Vietnam


1967

  • 173rd Airborne Engr. Co., commanded by Capt. Glenn H. Lehrer and Capt. Thomas E. Weber, Vietnam

1966

  • Co.A, 39th Engr. Bn. (Cbt.), 45th Engr. Gp. (Const.), commanded by Capt. George P. Johnson, Vietnam

1965

  • Co. A, 326th Engr. Bn., 101st Airborne Div., commanded by Capt. George T. Kimbro, Vietnam

1964

  • 618th Engr. Co. (Light Equip.) (Airborne), 307th Engr. Bn., 82nd Airborne Div., commanded by Ist Lt. Daniel R. Schroeder, Ft. Bragg, NC

1963

  • Co. A, 8th Engr. Bn. (Cbt.), commanded by Capt. J. H. Carnes, Jr., Korea

1962

  • Co. B, 307th Engr. Bn. (Airborne Div.); commanded by Capt. Harry A. Hodges, Ft. Bragg, NC

1961

  • 562nd Engr. Co. (Cbt.), commanded by Capt. Kermit C. Hoeft, U.S. Army, Alaska

1960

  • 100th Engr. Co. (Float Bridge), commanded by Capt. Albert L.Schneider, Ft. Belvoir, VA





 

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