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Lineage and Honors Information as of 28 June 2016

224th Aviation Regiment

  • Constituted 1 October 1987 in the Maryland and Virginia Army National Guard as the 224th Aviation, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System; concurrently, organized from existing units to consist of the 1st Battalion, and Companies D, E, and F, elements of the 29th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized 1 September 1990 in the Maryland and Virginia Army National Guard to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, and Company F, elements of the 29th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized 31 March 1992 in the Maryland and Virginia Army National Guard to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions and Companies F and G, elements of the 29th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized 1 September 1995 in the Virginia and Maryland Army National Guard to consist of the 2d Battalion and Company F, elements of the 29th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized 1 September 2000 in the Virginia and Maryland Army National Guard to consist of the 2d Battalion and Company F, elements of the 29th Infantry Division, and Company G
  • Reorganized 1 September 2003 in the Virginia and Maryland Army National Guard to consist of the 2d Battalion, an element of the 29th Infantry Division, and Company G
  • (2d Battalion ordered into active Federal service 25 August 2005 at home stations)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 2005 in the Maryland, District of Columbia, Guam, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia Army National Guard as the 224th Aviation Regiment, to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 42d Infantry Division, and the 2d Battalion, an element of the 29th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized 1 September 2006 in the Maryland, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia Army National Guard to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 42d Infantry Division, and the 2d Battalion, an element of the 29th Infantry Division
  • (2d Battalion released from active Federal service 20 February 2007 and reverted to state control)
  • Reorganized 1 September 2007 in the Maryland, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia Army National Guard, to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 42d Infantry Division, and the 2d Battalion, an element of the 29th Infantry Division
  • Reorganized 2 September 2012 in the Maryland, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia Army National Guard to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 42d Infantry Division, and the 2d Battalion, an element of the 29th Infantry Division
  • (2d Battalion ordered into active Federal service 25 February 2011 at home stations; released from active Federal service 30 March 2012 and reverted to state control)

Campaign Participation Credit

2d Battalion (Second Company, Richmond Howitzers - Sandston, Virginia), entitled to:

  • Civil War (Confederate Service)
  • First Manassas
  • Peninsula
  • Sharpsburg
  • Fredericksburg
  • Chancellorsville
  • Gettysburg
  • Wilderness
  • Spotsylvania
  • Cold Harbor
  • Petersburg
  • Shenandoah
  • Appomattox
  • Virginia 1861
  • Virginia 1862
  • Virginia 1863
  • Virginia 1864
  • Maryland 1862
  • Maryland 1863
  • World War I
  • Streamer without inscription
  • World War II
  • Normandy (with arrowhead)
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • National Resolution
  • Iraqi Surge
  • New Dawn

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2011 (earned by 2d Battalion, less Company C)
  • Navy Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered ANBAR PROVINCE 2006-2007 (earned by 2d Battalion, less Company C)
  • Company C (Edgewood, Maryland), 2d Battalion, additionally entitled to:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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