On order, 1st Battalion, 58th Aviation Regiment deploys forces to provide expeditionary air traffic services and airfield management in support of unified land operations.

1st Battalion, 58th Aviation Regiment was constituted Jan. 22, 1968, in the Regular Army as Headquarters Company, 58th Aviation Battalion and activated on March 1, 1968, in Vietnam. The battalion was inactivated February 17, 1969, for 17 years until it was redesignated Sept. 1, 1986, as Headquarters and Service Company, 58th Aviation Battalion. On July 16, 1987, the unit was redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 58th Aviation, and activated at Fort Bragg, North Carolina (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated), until it was inactivated June 15, 2007 at Fort Bragg. The unit was most recently activated October 16, 2007 at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

1st Battalion, 58th Aviation Regiment participated in campaigns in Vietnam, Southwest Asia and the Global War on Terrorism. The battalion was involved in the Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI in Vietnam. In Southwest Asia, the battalion participated in the Defense of Saudi Arabia and the Liberation and Defense of Kuwait. In support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the battalion participated in Iraqi Governance and National Resolution.

Unit decorations include the Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2005-2006; the Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ASIA 2008-2009; and the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968.

Leadership
Commander, 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion

Commander, 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion

Lt. Col. Lindsay A. Ryan

Lt. Col. Lindsay A. Ryan was born in Buffalo, New York and entered active duty in 2005 after graduating from the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science. Her previous assignments include Headquarters Department of the Army Aviation Officer; 166th Aviation Brigade Operations Observer Coach and Trainer (OC/T); Joint Modernization Command (JMC) FUOPS Chief; 2-82 Assault Helicopter Battalion (AHB) Executive and Operations Officer; 2/1 ABCT Brigade... READ MORE

Battalion Sergeant Major, 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion

Battalion Sgt. Major, 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion

Master Sgt. Jon W. Fagan

Master Sgt. Jon W. Fagan enlisted in the United States Army June of 2005.  He attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina with Advance Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Virginia where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty of 15T, Blackhawk Helicopter Repairer.   His assignments and positions include Black Hawk Helicopter Crew chief. B Co 2-2 AVN REGT. K-16, South Korea. Squad Leader and Section Sergeant, D TRP 4-6 ACS Fort Lewis... READ MORE