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Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 June 2013

2d Battalion 4th Aviation Regiment

  • Constituted 21 August 1963 in the Regular Army as Company B, 4th Aviation Battalion, an element of the 4th Infantry Division
  • Activated 1 October 1963 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Inactivated 4 December 1970 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Activated 17 March 1980 at Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Inactivated 16 March 1982 at Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Redesignated 16 August 1987 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 4th Aviation, relieved from assigment to the 4th Infantry Division, assigned to the 8th Infantry Division and activated in Germany (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Inactivated 15 November 1990 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 8th Infantry Division
  • Assigned 16 January 1996 to the 4th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Hood, Texas
  • Relieved 16 December 2004 from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division and assigned to the Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as 2d Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment
  • Inactivated 15 September 2011 at Fort Bliss, Texas
  • Activated 16 April 2013 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Campaign Participation Credit

  • Vietnam
  • * Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • * Counteroffensive, Phase III
  • * Tet Counteroffensive
  • * Counteroffensive, Phase IV
  • * Counteroffensive, Phase V
  • * Counteroffensive, Phase VI
  • * Tet 69/Counteroffensive
  • * Summer-Fall 1969
  • * Winter-Spring 1970
  • * Sanctuary Counteroffensive
  • * Counteroffensive, Phase VII
  • War on Terrorism
  •     Iraq:
  • * Iraqi Governance
  • * National Resolution
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Decorations

  • * Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2010-1011
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2008-2009
  • * Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1996-1997
  • * Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1969
  • * Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970
  • * Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970
  • Company B additionally entitled to:
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003-2004

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Robert J. Dalessandro
Director, Center of Military History


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