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Commander, 1-13th AR
A native of Brownsville, Texas, Lt. Col. Juan-Carlos (JC) Segura is a Distinguished Military Graduate and received his Regular Army commission in 1998 through the University... More
Command Sgt. Maj., 1-13th AR
Command Sgt. Maj. Devon M. Weber is a native of Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the United States Army September 1996 as a CH-47 Helicopter Repairer (67U). He completed... More
1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment traces its proud heritage to the Vietnam War where it began as the Delta Aviation Battalion in July 1963, at Can Tho. It was activated and re-designated the 13th Combat Aviation Battalion “Shield of the Mekong” in September 1964. In December 1967, it was assigned to the 164th Aviation Group to support combat operations for three Army of Vietnam divisions in the Mekong River Delta. The unit moved to Soc Trang in October 1968, and remained there until 1972. For their heroic actions in combat, the 13th CAB was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation and Valorous Unit Award.
1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment conducts Aviation Initial Entry Training to provide the Army with skilled, motivated, disciplined and fit Soldiers ready to perform in any operational environment. Additionally, 1-13th AR promotes global partnership through the reception, education and support of International Military Students, synchronizes all functions of military police, firefighters, and military working dogs, and provides administrative support for select U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence functions across Fort Rucker.
A Company “Warriors”, 1-13th Aviation Regiment, continues the transformation of volunteers into tactically and technically competent Soldiers who exemplify the Army Values, live the Warrior Ethos, and are prepared to contribute to their first unit of assignment.
B Company "Buccaneer", 1-13th Aviation Regiment, provides mission command and administrative and training support for the USAACE and Garrison Command Groups, Installation Staff, 1st Aviation Brigade Headquarters, USAACE Directorates, USAR and National Guard liaison offices.
C Company “Copperheads”, 1-13th Aviation Regiment, is responsible for providing relevant, battle-focused training for the 15P (Aviation Operations Specialist), 15Q (Air Traffic Controller) MOS qualification courses and Aviation Life Support Equipment functional course. C Co. provides mission command and logistical support for officers, NCOs, and Soldiers attached for graduate-level aviation functional courses at USAACE.
D Company “Delegates”, 1-13th Aviation Regiment, provides Administrative support through headquarters staff for the 1-13th Battalion and all International Military Students assigned to the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence. Coordinates and executes the Field Studies Program IAW AR 12-15 Joint Security Cooperation Education and Training (JSCET), Security Assistance Training Field Activity (SATFA) and DoD Directives.
The 6th Military Police Detachment "Sentinels" conducts law enforcement, fire prevention, and critical site security in order to enhance public safety and force protection on Fort Rucker. On order, the 6th Military Police Detachment deploys in support of contingency operations by providing law enforcement support to the combatant commander.
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