UNITED STATES ARMY
 


 
COMBAT AVIATION BRIGADE, 1st INFANTRY DIVISION (UEx)
Unit Guidons
 

The Combat Aviation Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division has an air cavalry attack/reconnaissance squadron, an aviation attack/reconnaissance battalion, an aviation general support battalion, an aviation assault battalion and an aviation support battalion. The air cavalry attack/reconnaissance squadron is equipped with OH-58 light attack/reconnaissance helicopters, while the aviation attack/reconnaissance battalion is equipped with AH-64 attack helicopters and RQ-7 reconnaissance drones. The general support aviation battalion is equipped with UH-60 (command group support), CH-47 (heavy lift) and HH-60 (medical evacuation) helicopters. The aviation assault battalion conducts airmobile operations with UH-60 helicopters. The flying units are supported by maintenance and forward support companies organic to the battalions, backed up by an aviation support battalion. The MQ-1C Gray Eagle drone aircraft is operated by a separate aviation company; operationally it would be controlled by the force (division or corps) headquarters.
 



 

HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, COMBAT AVIATION BRIGADE

 

1st SQUADRON, 6th CAVALRY (ATTACK/RECON)
"FIGHTING SIXTH"
 

 

1st BATTALION,  1st AVIATION (ATTACK/RECON)
"GUNFIGHTERS"
 

 

2nd BATTALION,1st AVIATION (GENERAL SUPPORT)
"FIGHTING EAGLES"
 


 

 

3rd BATTALION, 1st AVIATION (ASSAULT)
"NIGHTMARES"
 

 

COMPANY F, 1st AVIATION (GRAY EAGLE)
 

SEPARATE COMPANY

 

601st AVIATION SUPPORT BATTALION    "GUARDIANS"
 

     



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