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AAAA Provides Networking Opportunities

  • 2016 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit - 4/28-30
    * Networking Exhibit Center - Over 250 Army & Industry Exhibitors on the Floor!
    * Over 9000 Attendees Each Year
    * Warriors To the Workforce Hiring Event taking place for transitioning Army Aviation Soldiers
    * Visit the AAAA Community Booth!
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AAAA Recognizes Excellence

The 2016 Summit will recognize...
♦ 15 Outstanding Army Aviation Individuals and Units
♦ 3 New Members of the Army Aviation Hall of Fame will be Inducted
   * CW5 Edmund W. Hubard, III
   * COL Harvey E. Stewart
   * GEN James D. Thurman

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Supporting the soldier and family

AAAA Supports the U.S. Army Aviation Soldier and Family

  • At the 2016 Summit...
    Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert featuring Kellie Pickler - Trace Adkins
    ♦ Soldier Cafe' provides Soldiers and their families with discounted meals and a place for rest, relaxation, and fun!
    ♦ Chapter Sponsored Soldiers will enjoy the Summit experience
    ♦ Spouse Professional Sessions are new this year!
    ♦ 3 cool spouse events are being offered - register now as they are filling up fast!

Army Aviation Hall of Fame 1983 Induction

General Shoemaker's military career has been marked with conspicuous contributions to Army Aviation.

During 1960-1961 he commanded the first experimental Aerial Combat Reconnaissance Company. In 1962 he served on the Tactical Mobility Requirements Board (Howze Board) and later in 1962-63 he was sent to Vietnam to document Army Aviation accomplishments and potential.

In 1963-1965 he played a key role during tests of Howze Board concepts with the 11th Air Assault Division. When that division was redesignated the 1st Cavalry Division and deployed to Vietnam in 1965, he served with distinction in combat as commander of the 1/9 Cavalry and 1st of the 12th Infantry.

He returned to Vietnam for a third tour in 1969-1970 as Brigade Commander, Chief of Staff, and Assistant Division Commander of the 1st Cavalry Division.

At Fort Polk, as CG of the 1st Cavalry Division and later III Corps, he brought on line the Army's first Air Cavalry Attack Brigade. General Shoemaker's military career, culminating as Commanding General of Forces Command, involved many pioneering efforts in the development of tactics, equipment, and concepts that are now that cornerstones of Army Aviation.