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Army Aviation Hall of Fame 2004 Induction

A distinguished infantry officer recommended for the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War, LTC Michael C. Grimm graduated from flight school and returned to Vietnam as a captain assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry. He further distinguished himself as an aviation leader in the 101st Airborne Division.

In May 1980 the 101st Abn. Div. was tasked with creating a special operations helicopter unit, which Grimm was directed to organize and command. Under a veil of tight secrecy the unit developed tactics and equipment that formed the basis for what became the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. These revolutionary tactics, techniques and procedures were later adopted by Army aviation, transforming it from a mainly day fighting force to the successful unique night fighting units of today.

Tragedy struck Army aviation when Grimm was killed while leading a long range, night vision assault mission on Oct. 7, 1981.

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