1st Aviation Brigade, Framed, Large

The item contains a 1st Aviation Brigade shoulder sleeve insignia encased in a beautiful walnut frame.  The background contains historic details of the  brigade's years in Vietnam:  Commanders, Maps of all Corps Tactical Zones and major locations. The frame is 11" x 14" and can be hung on the wall or set on a desk.

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SKU/Item Number: VMAFL-1AV

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· Beautiful Dark Walnut Frame (11”x14”).

· Contains:

           Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

           Map of Vietnam with Major 1st Aviation            Brigade Locations

           Brigade Order of Battle

           Brigade Commanders

1st Aviation Brigade Patch and History, Framed, Large

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The brigade was formed in Vietnam in May of 1966 with responsibility for tactical and administrative air support for U.S. and our allies.


The Brigade had locations throughout the country and supported all combat units and missions as varied as combat airlift support, reconnaissance, humanitarian and medivac:


1st Aviation Brigade Hq located at various time at Tan Son Nhut or Long Binh and contained the following subordinate units.


 11th Aviation Group, An Khe, Da Nang

227th Aviation Bn. (Assault Helicopter)               17th Aviation Co.

228th Aviation Bn.(Assault Support)                   11th Aviation Co.

229th Aviation Bn. (Assault Helicopter)               478th Aviation Co.

1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry


 12th Aviation Group, Tan Son Nhut, Long Binh

11th Aviation Bn.(Combat)                                 13th Aviation Bn.(Combat)

145th Aviation Bn.(Combat)                               210th Aviation Bn.(Combat)

222nd Aviation Bn.(Combat Support)                  214th Aviation Bn.(Combat)

269th Aviation Bn.(Combat)                               308th Aviation Bn.(Combat)

3d Squadron, 17th Cavalry


 16th Aviation Group, Da Nang, Chu Lai

212th Aviation Bn.(Combat)                               14th Aviation Bn.(Combat)


17th Aviation Group, Nha Trang, Tuy Hoa, Pleiku

10th Aviation Bn.(Combat)                                 52d Aviation Bn.(Combat)

223d Aviation Bn.(Combat Support)                   268th Aviation Bn.(Combat)

7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry


160th/101st Aviation Group, Bien Hoa, Phu Bai

158th Aviation Bn.(Assault Helicopter)                101st Aviation Bn.(Div.)

159th Aviation Bn.(Assault Helicopter)               2d Squadron, 17th Cavalry


164th Aviation Group, Can Tho

13th Aviation Bn.(Combat)                                 214th Aviation Bn.(Combat)

307th Aviation Bn.(Combat)                    7th Squadron, 1st Cavalry


 58th Aviation Bn./165th Aviation Group, Long Binh

5th Aviation Detachment                                     16th Signal Company

125th Aviation Company                                     120th Aviation Company