1968 0901 – 51st Aviation Company reorganized as 51st Aviation Company (Airmobile) with CH-34 and OH-23 aircraft. MAJ Marion H. Kinon became the new Commander. SSG Dewey Bullman was the First Sergeant. MAJ Kinnon was already a rated rotary wing pilot.
When the unit reorganized as 51st Aviation Company (Airmobile) equipped with helicopters, the L-20, 55-694 (U-6A) was transferred to Hqs STARC to become the State VIP and Support Airplane. Subsequent airplanes of Hqs STARC would later become OSA Detachment 24. (Click Here)
1971 – 51st Aviation Company (Airmobile) went to F T. Bragg, North Carolina for Annual Training.
1971 0501 – 51st Aviation Company (Airmobile) reorganized 51st Aviation Company (Assault Helicopter) (Click Here)