Organized in the South Carolina Army National Guard as Detachment 1, 51st Aviation Company (Assault Helicopter) and Federally recognized 1 May 1951 at Eastover. Reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1977 as 51st Aviaiton Company (Assault Helicopter). Converted and redesignated 1 September 1978 as Troop D, lst Squadron, 101st Cavalry.
Converted, expanded and redesignated 1 October 1987 as 51st Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter). Reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1987 as 151st Aviaiton, a parent regiment under the United States Army Regimental System to consist of lst Battalion at Eastover.
Go to 151st Aviation home page.
1SG Charles W. Aresta, The Hawaiian Military Insignia Collectors and Study Group.