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1st Battalion
101st Aviation

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 July 1996

1st Battalion
101st Aviation Lineage

Constituted 15 November 1962 in the Regular Army as Company A, 101st Aviation Battalion, an element of the 101st Airborne Division

Activated 3 December 1962 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Inactivated 4 April 1979 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Activated 30 September 1981 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 1987 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation, and remained assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

1st Battalion
101st Aviation Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Korean War: 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: * 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

Southwest Asia: * Defense of Saudi Arabia; * Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

Decorations

* Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DONG XOAI

* Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for CHUONG THIEN PROVINCE

* Valorous Unit Award for THUA THIEN PROVINCE

* Valorous Unit Award for TCHEPONE

* Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ

* Army Superior Unit Award for 1983-1984

* Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1968-1969

* Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1971

* Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1970


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