CMH Home
CMH Home
Lineage And Honors Information

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 March 2012


  • Constituted 20 September 1986 in the Regular Army as Company A, 222d Aviation Battalion, an element of the 101st Airborne Division, and activated at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Redesignated 17 October 1987 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 222d Aviation, and relieved from assignment to the 101st Airborne Division; Headquarters concurrently transferred to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and reorganized at Fort Eustis, Virginia
  • Battalion redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 222d Aviation Regiment

Campaign Participation Credit

  • Vietnam
  • Counteroffensive
  • Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • 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


  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

Robert J. Dalessandro
Director, Center of Military History

Return to Branch Index