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77th Aviation Brigade (United States)

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The 77th Aviation Brigade is an aviation brigade of the United States Army in the Arkansas Army National Guard. When federalized and mobilized for active service, the 77th Aviation Brigade comes under the command and control of the 11th Theater Aviation Command at Fort Knox, Kentucky.[2]

77th Aviation Brigade
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77th Aviation Brigade shoulder sleeve insignia[1]
Active2008 - Present
CountryUnited States
AllegianceUnited States Army
TypeAviation brigade
RoleAviation
SizeBrigade
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia77 Avn Bde DUI.jpg

Four soldiers of the 77th Aviation Brigade lost their lives during an Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) deployment in 2007:

  • Sergeant First Class John G. Brown, 43, of Little Rock, Ark., 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment (Air Assault), 77th Aviation Brigade, Camp Robinson, Ark.[3]
  • Major Michael V. Taylor, 40, of North Little Rock, Ark., 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment (Air Assault), 77th Aviation Brigade, Camp Robinson, Ark.
  • First Sergeant William T. Warren, 48, of North Little Rock, Ark., 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment (Air Assault), 77th Aviation Brigade, Camp Robinson, Ark.
  • Captain Sean E. Lyerly'1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment (Air Assault), 77th Aviation Brigade, Camp Robinson, Ark.

Order of battleEdit

The 77th Aviation Brigade currently consists of the following units:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Institute of Heraldry: 77th Aviation Brigade shoulder sleeve insignia". Archived from the original on 13 September 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
  2. ^ Army Aviation in the National Guard, by COL Karen Gattis, USAWC Class of 2009.
  3. ^ Stone, David, Joint Burial – 12 Crew & Passengers "Easy 40" ANC(Blackhawk crash 7 Jan to be buried at ANC), 6 October 2007|