The Army Aviation Brigade




U.S. Army Military District of Washington

12th Aviation Battalion


12th Battalion Mission Statement

12th Aviation Battalion conducts air movement and engineer technical rescue operations for senior leaders of the Army, Department of Defense, and United States Government, while maintaining a continuous alert posture in support of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region in order to sustain a rapid response, readiness, and support force capability.

12th Battalion Command Group

  • Commander, 12th Aviation Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin T. Channels
  • Command Sergeant Major, 12th Aviation Battalion CSM Alex Collins