OUR AVIATION SUPPORT

68th Aviation Company (Combat) "Top Tigers"

128th Assault Helicopter Company  (Tomahawks)

135th Assault Helicopter Company  (EMU)

147th Assault Support Helicopter Company  (Hill Climbers)

162nd Assault Helicopter Company  (Vultures)

173rd Assault Helicopter Company  (Robinhood)

188th Avn Co. "Black Widows" "Spiders"

190th AHC "Spartans" (Bien Hoa)

Flareship (Wildcat)

HHD, 269th Aviation Battalion

200th Assault Support Helicopter Company  (Packaderras)

334th AHC Mustangs and Bandits (gunships)


ORGANIC OR ASSIGNED (25th DIV):

Aviation Element "Snoopy"

1st Aviation Brigade "First In Vietnam"

Brigade Air (25th Inf Div) ["Bubble Choppers" in 1967, "Loaches" by 1969.] "Menahoni"

D Troop 1st Squadron, 4th "Centuars" Air Calvary

25th Aviation Battalion, Company A "Little Bear" [slicks]
25th Aviation Battalion, Company B "Diamondhead" [gunships] Light Fire Team's


ATTACHED:

341st Aviation Detachment [Cu Chi tower, GCA, POL, and Rearm - ground support.]

362nd Aviation Detachment [Chinook] "Fly United"

159th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance "Dustoff"


DIRECT SUPPORT:


116th AHC Hornets - "1st Plt Yellow Jackets (yellow)" "2nd Plt Wasps (white)" [slicks]
116th AHC Hornets - "3rd Plt Stingers (red)" [gunships]

118th AHC "Thunderbirds"

187th Aviation Company "Crusaders" [slicks]
187th Aviation Company "Rat Pack" [gunships]

242nd Aviation Assault Helicopter Company "Muleskinners" [Chinook]

20th Transportation Company (Aircraft)

8th Aerial Port Squadron (USAF)

178th ASHC (Boxcars)

71st AHC "Rattlers" and Firebirds (gunships)

II FIELD FORCE ELEMENTS WITH HABITUAL
ASSOCIATION:

2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery (Aerial Rocket) [1st Air Cav unit.] "Blue Max"

118th Aviation Company (Assault Helicopter) "Thunderbird" "Choppers" "Bandits"

222nd Aviation Battalion (Combat)

73rd Aviation Company (Surveillance) [OV-1 (fixed wing) Mohawk]

74th Aviation Company (Reconnaissance) [Bird Dog]

240th Aviation Company (Assault Helicopter) "Greyhounds" "Mad dogs"


U.S. AIR FORCE ELEMENTS WITH HABUTUAL ASSOCIATION:

19th Tactical Air Support Squadron (Forward Air Control) OV-2, OV-10 "Issue"
(call sign "cottonmouth 21)

7th Air Force
3rd Tactical Air Wing
90th Fighter Squadron
510th Fighter Squadron - F100 Super Sabre's


OTHER AVIATION UNITS THAT PROVIDED SUPPORT IN THE WAR

Troops C & D, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry [reconnaissance]

4th Reconnaissance Company [fixed wing Bird dog]

1st, 2nd and 3rd Brigade Aviation Sections (25th Div);
The BDE Aviation Section supplied the battalion s C&C ship(Command and Control ship). Early on, the  C&C Ship 
was a UH-1  Huey  slick configured with several radios. Latter, the Huey was replaced by a  Loach  (OH-6A
helicopter) with the specialized  Command Net  radio installation.

Division Artillery Aviation Section

Co. E, 725th Maint. BN



THANK YOU ARMY, AIR FORCE, MARINE AND NAVY AVIATORS FOR ALL
THE SUPPORT WHEN WE NEEDED IT!
Aviation, Eagle Flights & LFT'S Aviation, Eagle Flights & LFT's
                   242nd ASHC  "Muleskinners"
159th Med Detachment  
116th "Wasps" AHC
We worked with a vast array of aviation support units throughout the war. These groups gave us transportation (AHC), close air support (Light Fire Teams), tactical air support (fighters, bombers), forward air observers (FAC), medical detachment support (Medevac) and logistical support (CH-47's). Dedicated to all our aviator friends
Photo Slide Shows - Attack Aircraft
A-1 Skyraider A-1H Skyraider A-3B Skywarrior A4 Skyhawk A6 Intruder
A7 Corsair II A26 Invader A-37 Dragonfly AC-47 Spooky AC-47D Spooky
AC-119 Shadow-Stinger AC-130A-H Spectre B-52 Stratofortress B-57 Canberra B-66 Destroyer
F-4C Phantom II F-5 Freedom F6F Hellcat F-8 Crusader F8F Bearcat
F-10 Skynight F-14 Tomcat F-100 Super Sabre F-102 Delta F-104 Starfighter
F-105 Thunderchief F-111A
Photo Slide Shows - Support Aircraft
AU-23 Peacemaker AU-24 Helio Beech 18S C-1A Trader C-2 Greyhound C-5A Galaxy C-7A DeHavilland Caribou C-46D Commando C-47 Skytrain C-54 Skymaster
C-97G Stratofreighter C117D Super Gooneybird C-118 Liftmaster C-119 Flying Boxcar C-123 Provider C-123K Provider C-124 Globemaster II C-130 Hercules C-133 Cargomaster C-140 Jetstar
C-141 Starlifter CH-3E Sikorsky CV-2B Dehavilland Caribou E-1B Tracer E-2 Hawkeye EA-3 Skywarrior EC-47 Electric Goon EC-121D Warning Star EC-121R Super Constellation EC-135
EKA-3B HU-16B Albatross JU-21A Left Jab KC-97 Stratofreighter KC-135A Stratotanker L-19 Cessna Bird-Dog O-1 Cessna Bird-Dog O-2 Skymaster O-2A Skymaster OV-1 Mohawk
OV-10 Bronco P-2 Neptune P-3A Orion P-3B Orion P5M-2 Marlin QU-22 Beech RA-3B Photo Recon RA-5C Vigilante RB-47 Stratojet RC-135
RF-4C Phantom II RF-101 Voodo RU-6A RU-8D RU-21D Laffing Eagle S2-F Tracker T-39A Sabreliner TF-9J Cougar U-1B Otter U-3A Blue Canoe
U-6A Beaver U-8D Beech U-10D Super Courier U-21A Beech YO-3A
Photo Slide Shows - Helicopters
CH-21 Shawnee Ch-21B Workhorse CH-37C CH-47 Chinook
CH-53 Sea Stallion CH-54 Skycrane H-19 Chickasaw H-34 Sikorsky
H-43 Huskie HH-3 Jolly Green Giant HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant OH-6A Cayuse
OH-13S Sioux OH-23 Raven OH-58A Kiowa UH-1A Huey
UH-1B Huey UH-1C Huey UH-1D Iroquois UH-1E Iroquois
UH-1F Iroquois UH-1H Iroquois UH-34D Seahorse AH-1G Cobra