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Aviation

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 September 2017

106th Aviation Regiment

  • Constituted 1 October 1986 in the Delaware and Illinois Army National Guard as the 44th Aviation Battalion; concurrently organized from new and existing units with Headquarters at Peoria, Illinois
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1987 in the Delaware, Illinois, and Michigan Army National Guard as the 106th Aviation, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System, to consist of the 1st Battalion and Company E
  • Reorganized 1 September 1990 in the Illinois and Michigan Army National Guard
  • Reorganized 24 June 1991 in the Illinois, Michigan, and Washington Army National Guard
  • Reorganized 1 September 1995 in the Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan Army National Guard to consist of the 1st Battalion and Companies E and F
  • Reorganized 1 September 1996 in the Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Puerto Rico Army National Guard to consist of the 1st Battalion and Companies E and F
  • (Company F ordered into active Federal service 3 February 2003 at Peoria; released from active Federal service 11 October 2004 and reverted to state control)
  • (1st Battalion ordered into active Federal service 15 December 2003 at home stations; released from active Federal service 11 June 2005 and reverted to state control)
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 106th Aviation Regiment
  • Reorganized 1 September 2006 to consist of the 1st Battalion
  • Ordered into active Federal service 28 March 2008 at home stations; released from active Federal service 1 May 2009 and reverted to state control

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Transition of Iraq
  • Iraqi Governance

Company B (Black Horse Troop – Chicago, Illinois), 1st Battalion, additionally entitled to:

  • World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

  • Company B (Black Horse Troop – Chicago, Illinois), 1st Battalion, additionally entitled to:
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered NINEVAH PROVINCE 2005
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered MOSELLE
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered CAEN-FALAISE
  • French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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