Media Advisory#: 19-03-001

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, March 21, 2019) -- Soldiers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, were recognized for their contributions to Army aviation in an announcement of the Army Aviation Association of America 2018 award winners.

The awards recognize individuals and units for their outstanding contributions and advancements in innovation throughout the previous year.

Second Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment received the Battalion of the Year award. Sgt. Bradley Galloway was named the 2018 Soldier of the Year and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Patrick Fleming was named the 2018 Aviator of the Year for their individual achievements.

The awards signify the dedication to excellence by the soldiers and the continued efforts within U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command to improve the readiness and lethality of its formations.

Winning units and individuals will be presented their awards in a ceremony slated for April 2019.

Editors Notes:

For more information contact the Director of Public Affairs, Lt. Col. Loren Bymer, U.S. Army Special Operations Command Office: (910) 432-3383 BB: (910) 494-1589 loren.bymer@socom.mil