Army Reporter information
for 11 CAG 1 CAV
229 AHB 1 CAV

From date 650901 to 661130

11 CAG 1 CAV was a US Army unit
229 AHB 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Binh Dinh Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, An Khe
Description: The following is an edited version of an article titled "Shortimer Sam Says" dated 18 May 1968. Q: Dear Sam, Can you tell me if the 229th Avn Bn has been awarded the MUC? If they have, am I eligible to wear it even if I wasn't here when they got it? PFC A.L.G., HHC, 229th Avn. A: The 11th Avn Grp received the Meritorious Unit Citation in GO 3006, dated 20 June 67. It was for action Sep 65 to Nov 66. The 229th Avn Bn was added on the first order, in GO 787, dated 21 Feb 68. If you served for 30 days in the unit during the cited period you wear the MUC as a permanent decoration; otherwise, you go bare.

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