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Company D 101st Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne Division

Summary of Events-Calendar Year 1971
The National Archives and the U.S. Army Military History Institute was unable to find the supplemental history for the 101st AVN BN for 1971. It would have been written in the first 6 months of 1972 which was a year that saw a lot of change for the four companies that made up the battalion.... [Read More]
Summary of Events-Calendar Year 1969
The Beginning The year 1969 began with the battalion located at Camp Eagle, Republic of Vietnam. For the first three months of the year it would be the only aviation battalion supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile). The monsoon rains were ending and with signs of better weather the... [Read More]
Summary of Events-Calendar Year 1968
MISSION The 101st Aviation Battalion was reorganized during the period covered by this supplement. The mission statements applicable to both the period prior to and after this reorganization are listed below. 1. a. The mission of the 101st Aviation Battalion (Abn Div) as defined by TOE 1-550,... [Read More]
Summary of Events-Calendar Year 1970
As the year 1969 was drawing to a close several changes were taking place which would greatly effect the operations of the 101st Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter) (Airmobile) during the coming year. On 1 December, 1969 Alpha Company, 101st Avn Bn was redesignated as F Troop, 2/17 Cavalry... [Read More]
Lineage and Honors
I located some very good information on Company D on the US Army Center of Military History website under the heading of Unit History. The address for the site is www.army.mil/cmh/ it is a real interesting site to visit and just look around, once you get to the site click on the Unit History button... [Read More]
Summary of Events-Calendar Year 1972
VIETNAM STANDOWN With the standdown of the battalion headquarters, HHC and Company A in late December of last year the remainder of the battalion realized that complete redeployment to Fort Campbell with the 101st Airborne Division (Ambl) was imminent. The Adjutant and the Property Book Officer... [Read More]

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