25th Aviation Regiment

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25th Aviation Regiment
25th Avn Rgt coa.jpeg
Coat of arms
Active 1957
Country  United States
Branch Army
Type Aviation
Motto Lele Makou No Na Puali (We Fly For The Troops)
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia 25 Avn Rgt DUI.gif
Aircraft flown
Attack helicopter AH-64

The 25th Aviation Regiment is an aviation regiment of the U.S. Army.

History[edit]

Lineage[edit]

Constituted 1 February 1957 in the Regular Army as the 25th Aviation Company, assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, and activated at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Reorganized and redesignated 12 August 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 25th Aviation Battalion (organic elements constituted 21 June 1963 and activated 12 August 1963)

Inactivated 15 October 1985 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Activated 16 January 1986 at Wheeler Air Force Base, Hawaii

Relieved 16 May 1988 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 25th Aviation, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System.

It may at its maximum size have had up to four battalions.

Campaign participation credit[edit]

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

Decorations[edit]

  • Valorous Unit Award for HO BO WOODS
  • Valorous Unit Award for TAY NINH – HAU NGHIA
  • Valorous Unit Award for SOMALIA
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966–1967
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1966–1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1968–1970
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal for VIETNAM 1966–1970

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