As with all division bases, included are headquarters, combat support, and
there are a number of significant differences in the airborne division.
These differences include:
The aircraft maintenance company was moved from the aviation
infantry and the airborne divisions.
The combat Aviation Brigade (AVN BDE) conducts Air assault/Air
mobile Operation. It also provides Attack Helicopter Units for
rapid employment as part of a combined arms team to destroy enemy
The Attack Helicopter Battalion of the AVN BDE provides security
for all air assault forces, aerial support for the airborne
division, and aerial security for the airborne division.
There are two assault