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Unit Details

Strength
Battalion
 
Type
Artillery Unit
 
Year
1971 - 2005
 

Description
Not Specified
 
Notable Persons
None
 
Reports To
Field Artillery Units
 
Active Reporting Unit
None
 
Inactive Reporting Units
 
3 Members Who Served in This Unit


 
  • Plunkett, Joseph, SPC, (2001-2009)
  • Reese, Ryan, CPL, (1990-1994)
  • Zepeda, John, SP 4, (1972-1974)
 
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  Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation - 1966
 



Name of Award
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

Year Awarded
1966

Details behind Award:
The Battalion served as part of the 4th Infantry Division through 11 campaigns in Vietnam, arriving in August 1966 as a towed 105mm howitzer battalion to render direct support to the 4th's 2nd Brigade.[2]

The unit participated in the following campaigns:

Counteroffensive Phase II
Counteroffensive Phase III
Tet Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive Phase IV
Counteroffensive Phase V
Counteroffensive Phase VI
Tet 69/Counteroffensive
Summer-Fall 1969
Winter-Spring 1970
Sanctuary Counteroffensive
Counteroffensive Phase VII
After the conflict in Vietnam, the unit returned and was inactivated on 15 December 1970, at Fort Carson, Colorado.

Last Updated:
Aug 19, 2020
 
 
 
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