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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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AAAA is Your Voice

At the 2016 Summit…
♦ Join thousands in the General Sessions to hear Leadership messages
♦ Stop by the AAAA Community Booth and let us know how we can make your membership experience even better!
♦ Follow us on Facebook, Twitter #16SUMMIT and LinkedIN
Army Aviation Congressional Caucus; The Military Coalition ; Senior Associates;
Check out ARMYAVIATIONmagazine.com

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 2011 Induction - Nashville, TN

Hugh L. Mills, Jr. was one of the most decorated pilots during the Vietnam War. During his two tours in Vietnam as an aero scout and one as a cobra pilot, he flew more than 3,300 combat hours and developed many of the U.S. Army’s air cavalry aero scout tactics.

He was shot down 16 times and wounded three times, earning numerous decorations for valor, including three Silver Stars, the Legion of Merit, four Distinguished Flying Crosses and three Bronze Stars, one for valor in ground combat. The government of Vietnam awarded him the Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star and Palm, the Vietnamese Honor Medal First Class and the Civic Action Honor Medal First Class.

Mills, who commanded the aero scout platoon of the 4th Cavalry, was described by Major General A.E. Milloy, 1st Infantry Division commanding general, as “the most courageous small unit leader in the First Division with the highest kill ratio of any combat in the Big Red One.”

Among his accomplishments, were developing a pilot technique to correct the OH-6 Cayuse “Hughes Tail Spin,” which had killed numerous aviators; leading air cavalry raids into Laos, Cambodia and North Vietnam; commanding the Army’s first night-attack helicopter unit with crude night vision systems; and he was the first Army pilot to test the XM-8 40mm grenade launcher in combat.

Mills co-authored a book about his experiences in Vietnam, “Low Level Hell: A Scout Pilot in the Big Red One.” He retired in 1993 after 26 years of service.