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101st Aviation

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 July 1996

101st Aviation Lineage

Constituted 7 December 1950 in the Regular Army as the 4th Light Aviation Section

Activated 19 December 1950 in Korea

Inactivated 5 November 1954 in Korea

Redesignated 1 July 1956 as the 101st Aviation Company, assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, and activated at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Reorganized and redesignated 3 December 1962 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Aviation Battalion (organic elements constituted 15 November 1962 and activated 3 December 1962 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky)

Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 1987 as the 101st Aviation, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System

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: 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


Valorous Unit Award for THUA THIEN PROVINCE

Valorous Unit Award for TCHEPONE

Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

Army Superior Unit Award for 1983-1984

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA

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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