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5th Battalion
159th Aviation

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 March 2001

5th Battalion
159th Aviation Lineage

Constituted 16 November 1987 in the Army Reserve as the 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation, and activated (less Company A) at Fort Meade, Maryland (Company A concurrently allotted to the Regular Army and activated in Germany)

Location of Headquarters changed 30 September 1995 to Fort Eustis, Virginia

(Company A inactivated 15 October 1997 in Germany; concurrently withdrawn from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve)

5th Battalion
159th Aviation Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II


Valorous Unit Award for THUA THIEN PROVINCE

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