DAGO 43/72                 Valorous Unit Award            USAVGO 2264-52/71


The Valorous Unit Award is awarded by direction of the Secretary of the Army to the following named units for extraordinary heroism while engaged in military operations during the periods indicated.

1st CAVALRY DIVISION and its assigned and attached units:

5th Battalion, 12th Infantry 199th Infantry Brigade

Battery D, 2nd Battalion, 40th Artillery 199th Infantry Brigade


The 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION  (AIRMOBILE) and its assigned and attached units distinguished themselves through extraordinary in action against North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong forces in Cambodia and Northern Military Region 3, Republic of Vietnam, during the period 1 May 1970 to 29 June 1970.