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Divisions and Brigades

Lineage and Honors Information as of 27 April 2017

Headquarters and Headquarters Company
Combat Aviation Brigade, 42d Infantry Division

  • Constituted 26 April 1954 in the New York Army National Guard as the Light Aviation Section, Headquarters Company, 42d Infantry Division
  • Organized and Federally recognized 19 May 1954 at Amityville
  • Reorganized and redesignated 16 March 1959 as the 42d Aviation Company; location concurrently changed to Freeport
  • Location changed 15 July 1959 to Huntington Station
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42d Aviation Battalion, and location changed to Freeport (organic elements concurrently organized from existing units)
  • Ordered into active Federal service 24 March 1970 at Freeport; released 30 March 1970 from active Federal service and reverted to state control
  • (Company C allotted 1 September 1978 to the Kentucky Army National Guard)
  • Battalion broken up 2 October 1986 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Aviation Brigade, 42d Infantry Division
  • (Remainder of 42d Aviation Battalion - hereafter separate lineages)
  • Location changed 1 December 1988 to Patchogue
  • Ordered into active Federal service 24 May 2004 at Patchogue; released from active Federal service 19 November 2005 and reverted to state control
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 2006 as the Combat Aviation Brigade, 42d Infantry Division, and location changed to Latham
  • Ordered into active Federal service 1 October 2013 at Latham; released from active Federal service 4 November 2014 and reverted to state control

HOME STATION: Latham

Campaign Participation Credit

  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq:
  • Iraqi Governance
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Decorations

None

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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