UNITED STATES ARMY
MERITORIOUS UNIT AWARD
The United States Army Meritorious Unit award was awarded to the 281st Assault Helicopter Company for the period 5 September 1966 - 31 March 1967 by Department of the Army General Order 17, 1968. This award is presented to a unit when all unit members perform up to the standard that would merit the award of the Legion of Merit. All members of the 281st during this time frame are authorized this award.