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52d Aviation Regiment
(Flying Dragons)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 21 May 2008

52d Aviation Regiment Lineage

Constituted 31 May 1940 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 204th Quartermaster Battalion

Activated 10 June 1942 at Compton, California

Redesignated 1 July 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 204th Quartermaster Gas Supply Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 10 December 1943 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 204th Quartermaster Battalion, Mobile

Inactivated 13 October 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 204th Transportation Corps Truck Battalion; concurrently activated at Fort Benning, Georgia

Redesignated 20 May 1947 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 204th Transportation Truck Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 16 May 1949 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 52d Transportation Truck Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 52d Transportation Battalion

Inactivated 10 May 1955 in Japan

Redesignated 13 October 1955 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 52d Transportation Battalion

Activated 7 November 1955 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Converted and redesignated 22 December 1962 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 52d Aviation Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 25 January 1965 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 52d Aviation Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 25 November 1968 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 52d Aviation Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 21 June 1979 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 52d Aviation Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 1987 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 52d Aviation Battalion

Inactivated 16 October 1988 in Korea

Redesignated 16 January 1996 as the 52d Aviation, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 52d Aviation Regiment

52d Aviation Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley

Korean War: UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: Advisory; Defense; Counteroffensive; 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; Consolidation I; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DAK TO DISTRICT

Valorous Unit Award for PLEI ME

Valorous Unit Award for DUC CO

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered NINEVEH PROVINCE 2005

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1950-1952

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1952-1953

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1963-1966

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1966-1967

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1967-1968

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1969-1970

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1970

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1970-1972

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal for VIETNAM 1970

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal for VIETNAM 1971


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