4th Aerial Reconnaissance Battalion (Attack), 2nd Aviation Regiment

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Contact the 4th Aerial Reconnaissance Battalion (Attack), 2nd Aviation Regiment at usarmy.humphreys.2-id.list.web-2cab@mail.mil

Mission

4-2 ATK conducts deterrence against nK while strengthening the ROK and US alliance. On order, transitions to hostilities and conducts reconnaissance, security, and attack operations supporting 2ID and CFC objectives.

Campaign Participation Credit

Civil War Campaign MedalIndian Campaign MedalSpanish War Service MedalPhilippine Campaign MedalChina Campaign MedalMexican Service MedalWorld War I Victory MedalWorld War II Victory MedalEuropean-African-Middle Eastern Campaign MedalSouthwest Asia Service Medal
Civil War
Peninsula
Antietam
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Spotsylvania
Cold Harbor
Petersburg
Shenandoah
Appomattox
Virginia 1862
Virginia 1863
Virginia 1864
Virginia 1865
Maryland 1863

Indian Wars
Comanches
Apaches
Pine Ridge
Oklahoma 1874
Texas 1874
Arizona 1876
Arizona 1881
Arizona 1882
New Mexico 1882
Colorado 1884

War with Spain
Santiago

Philippine Insurrection
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China Relief Expedition
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Mexican Expedition
Mexico 1916-1917

World War I
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World War II
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
Cease Fire

Decorations

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for HARLANGE POCKET
  • Valorous Unit Award for KUWAIT
  • Army Superior Unit Award for 1996-1997
  • Lineage

  • Constituted 4 May 1861 in the Regular Army as the 3d Cavalry
  • Organized 18 June 1861 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Redesignated 3 August 1861 as the 6th Cavalry
  • Assigned 15 August 1927 to the 3d Cavalry Division
  • Relieved 1 December 1939 from assignment to the 3d Cavalry Division
  • Reorganized and redesignated 21 July 1942 as the 6th Cavalry, Mechanized
  • Regiment broken up 1 January 1944 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Troop as Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Cavalry Group, Mechanized
  • 1st and 2d Squadrons as the 6th and 28th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadrons, Mechanized, respectively
  • After 1 January 1944 the above units underwent changes as follows:
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Cavalry Group, Mechanized, converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Constabulary Regiment Redesignated 2 February 1948 as Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Troop, 6th Constabulary Regiment
  • 6th and 28th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadrons, Mechanized, converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as the 6th and 28th Constabulary Squadrons, respectively
  • Above units converted and redesignated 20 December 1948 as the 6th Armored Cavalry (Headquarters, Headquarters and Service Troop, 6th Constabulary Regiment, as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 6th Armored Cavalry; 6th and 28th Constabulary Squadrons as the 1st and 2d Battalions, 6th Armored Cavalry, respectively)
  • (Battalions and companies redesignated 24 June 1960 as squadrons and troops, respectively)
  • Regiment inactivated 24 October 1963 at Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Activated 23 March 1967 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland
  • Inactivated (less 1st Squadron) 31 March 1971 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland (1st Squadron inactivated 21 June 1973 at Fort Bliss, Texas)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 22 June 1973 as the 6th Cavalry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System
  • Withdrawn 16 July 1986 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System
  • Reorganized and redesignated 16 June 2005 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade