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MAJOR EVENT CHRONOLOGY

A Company, 101st Aviation Battalion

1 August 1967 - 17 January 1969

 

1 Aug 67 Designated as an Army Aviator Qualified in Rotary Wing Aircraft
1 Sep 67 Assigned A Company, 101st Aviation Battalion
29 Sep - 5 Oct 67 Disaster relief operations Mexico
25 Nov 67 56th Transportation Company (DS), Saigon
9 Dec 67 A Company, 101st Aviation Battalion, Bien Hoa
31 Jan 68 101st Aviation Battalion evacuated the American Embassy, Saigon, at approximately 0400. Throughout the day A Company flew numerous missions throughout Gia Dinh Province
8 Mar 68 Phu Bai site evaluation
18 Mar 68 Los Banos DZ renamed Camp Eagle; supported elements of the 1st Cavalry Division at Khe Sanh
1 Apr - 17 May 68 Carentan II (Quang Tri and Thua Thien Province)
19 Apr - 17 May 68 Delaware/Lam Son 216 (A Shau Valley)
17 May - Departure Nevada Eagle Operations (Thua Thien Province)
9 Aug 68 Wounded during recovery operation (A Shau Valley)
10 Aug 68 Awarded The Purple Heart
3 Sep 68 Nominated as 101st Aviation Battalion AAAA Aviator of the Year
9 Oct 68 OH-6A transition (Vung Tau)
30 Oct 1968 Appointed President of UH-1H/66-16121 Aircraft Investigation Board
28 Nov 1968 Awarded OLC's to the Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medals, and the Air Medal
29 Nov 1968 Port Call--Long Binh
17 Jan 1969 Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the first through tenth oak leaf clusters to the Air Medal at Fort, Eustis, VA