TF Viper

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  Task Force Viper
Fliegerhorst Kaserne,Hanau-Erlensee, Germany

The TF Viper deployed from Hanau, Germany. The main body of the battalion arrived in Saudi Arabia on or about 23 December 1990, and remained in theater until on or about 18 May 1991.  If you can add or correct any information on this roster, please send an e-mail.

Task Force Viper Roster     

Battalion Headquarters and Staff

G / 227th Aviation    

H / 227th Aviation    

SVC / 227th Aviation

Battalion Headquarters and Staff

Position Name & Rank Remarks
Battalion Commander Poston, Daniel A. LTC  
Battalion Executive Officer    
Command Sergeant Major  Gassett, CSM  
S1 NCOIC (PAC Chief)    
S2 – Intelligence Officer    
S2 NCOIC    
S3 – Operations Officer    
S3 NCOIC    
Flight Opns Kelly, SFC  
Flight Opns Meenan, Sean SPC Now Washington State Patrol Trooper
S4 – Logistics Officer    
S4 NCOIC    
BN Signal Officer (SIGO)    
BN Signal NCOIC    
BN Chemical Officer    
BN Chemical NCOIC Jones, Craig SPC  
  Welch, Randolph Assigned to 3-227 for Desert Storm


H- 2227 Aviation Regiment

 Position Name & Rank Remarks
Executive Officer      
First Sergeant      
1SG’s Driver Douglas, Gayle  
UH60 Crew Chief Carney, John SGT  


Golf Company, 227th Aviation 

Position  Name & Rank  Remarks
Commander Pottie, Ken CPT  
1SG Benning 1SG  
CEWI Plt Ldr Hefty, Cindy CPT  
CEWI Plt Sgt Jackson,  SSG  
CEWI Plt Malcolm, Eric CW3  
CEWI Plt Gaede, Scott CW2  
CEWI Plt Huber, Rich CW2  
CEWI Plt Goodall, Greg CW3  
OH-58 Plt Ldr    
OH-58 Plt Sgt Hill, Ernie SFC  
Huey Plt Ldr Action, James CPT  
Huey Plt Sgt Huntington, Jerry SFC  
Huey Plt Phillips, Chuck CW2  
Huey Plt Rosado, Mike CW2  
Huey Plt Edmundson, Tracy CW2  
Huey Crew Chief Basile, Leo SGT Now CW2 with Ohio National Guard
  Austin, John  


Service Company, 227th Aviation

 Position  Name & Rank  Remarks
Commander   Haynie, Robert CPT  
Executive Officer  Lance, Donald CW3  
Maintenance   Korpela, Corey D. SGT