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4th Battalion, 101st Aviation

  • Constituted 1 July 1968 in the Regular Army as Company D, 101st Aviation Battalion, an element of the 101st Airborne Division
  • Activated 20 December 1968 in Vietnam
  • Inactivated 30 September 1981 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Redesignated 16 October 1987 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation, and activated at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as an element of the 101st Airborne Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Battalion relieved 16 September 2004 from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division and assignated to the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment

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:
  • 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
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

  • * Valorous Unit Award for THUA THIEN PROVINCE
  • * Valorous Unit Award for TCHEPONE
  • ¬† ¬†Army Superior Unit Award for 1983-1984
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2008-2009
  • * Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2011-2012
  • * Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969
  • * Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971
  • * Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970
  • * Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970
  • Company B additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN DEC 2008-NOV 2009
  • Company C additionally entitled to:
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 17 JUL 2009
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN JAN-JUL 2009
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN FEB 2011-FEB 2012
  • Company F additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN DEC 2008-DEC 2009

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Robert J. Dalessandro
Director, Center of Military History


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