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Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2011

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3d BATTALION,
160th AVIATION REGIMENT
(NIGHT STALKERS)

 

           Constituted 1 April 1982 in the Regular Army as Company C, 160th Aviation Battalion, an element of the 101st Airborne Division, and activated at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

            (160th Aviation Battalion relieved 16 October 1986 from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division)

            Reorganized and redesignated 16 January 1988 as Company C, 160th Aviation

            Consolidated 16 May 1990 with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 160th Aviation (constituted 16 September 1989 in the Regular Army and activated at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 160th Aviation (organic elements constituted and activated 16 January 1988-16 September 1989)

            Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 3d Battalion, 160th Aviation Regiment


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

Armed Forces Expeditions
Grenada
*Panama

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

War on Terrorism
Afghanistan:
*Liberation of Afghanistan
*Consolidation I

     Iraq:
*Liberation of Iraq
*Transition of Iraq
*Iraqi Governance
*National Resolution
*Iraqi Surge

(Additional campaigns to be determined)

 

DECORATIONS

            *Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ-KUWAIT

            *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ASIA 2003-2005

            *Air Force Meritorious Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 2006-2008

            *Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1995

            *Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1996

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Chief of Military History


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