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Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 February 2012

2d BATTALION, 3d AVIATION REGIMENT

  • Constituted 18 April 1963 in the Regular Army as Company B, 3d Aviation Battalion, an element of the 3d Infantry Division
  • Activated 15 July 1963 in Germany
  • Inactivated 5 June 1967 in Germany
  • Activated 21 August 1978 in Germany
  • Reorganized and redesignated 16 August 1987 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 3d Aviation, and remained assigned to the 3d Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Relieved 15 January 1991 from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 15 July 1993 in Germany
  • Assigned 16 February 1996 to the 3d Infantry Division and activated at Fort Stewart, Georgia
  • Relieved 16 May 2004 from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division and assigned to the Combat Aviation Brigade, 3d Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 3d Aviation Regiment

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

  • *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2007-2008
  • *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2005
  • Company F additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN NOV 2009-NOV 2010

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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