If you have a general question please post it on our Facebook page. Photos from 1st Battalion 206th Field Artillery's post . The battalion exchanged the Pershing 1a missiles for Pershing II missiles in 1984. Popular Places. First stop was Oulton Park, Liverpool, United Kingdom before their departure on Christmas Day. 76TH FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION FIELD MOVEMENT DURING WW2 *Note: The above silhouette represents a U.S. Army horse-drawn section. From here on out it was up to each man to practice all that he had been taught in the years, and months of training. Camp Blanding and Camp Shelby under Third Army Southern Defence "training" Command were our first and most frequented training camps, it was at these two camps we trained the most and became very proficient at move, setup and direct fire support missions in the worst possible weather conditions. The area was policed and all men were restricted to camp. The insignia of the 951st Field Artillery Battalion is gold with a blue fess wavy and a gliding gold snake. Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 1st Missile Battalion, 41st Field Artillery . Service Battery was inactivated and reflagged as A Company, 55th Maintenance Battalion in 1982. Colonel Edwin P. Parker, FA. The towns and cities mentioned may not be the exact place you were located but it will be somewhere in that immediate vicinity. Most all of us were from New Hampshire and spoke french frequently together off duty and after hours. Crossing the English Channel was quiet and without a happening. My father, Private Gene R. McCarty, was a US soldier in the "B" Battery of the 941st Field Artillery Battalion during WW II, and was one of your Liberators. Artillery and AA Artillery: Site design & initiative: Hans Houterman: Site created by: Jeroen Koppes: Last update: 27.12.2008: 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team . Money began to take on a different value every man exchanging his dollars for pounds and shillings. The 32nd Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army, first Constituted in 1918. Epinal American Cemetery 385, rue de la Rondenolle 88000 Dinozé France Lester F. Huber The owner had long departed as he was a prisoner of the Germans. At a later date we will bring the march of events up to the present. 18th Field Artillery Brigade - 377th Field Artillery Regiment - M198 howitzer - 155 mm - 101st Airborne Division - 82nd Airborne Division - Benham Park - Operation Overlord - United States Army - Field artillery - Airborne forces - Battalion - World War II - War in Afghanistan (2001–present) - Iraq War - 101st Airborne Division Artillery - 377th These women, who were proven companions of the Germans, were taken before the entire village and there the ceremony of cutting of hair and shaving of heads took place. Boston. From now until the later part of the month there was little activity. The battalion moved to Castle Coole, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh that autumn as training intensified. The men needed no urging to dig foxholes or to take proper protection. 1 History 2 Lineage 3 Campaign Streamers 4 Decorations 5 Current units 6 Coat of Arms 7 See also 8 References 9 External links Unfortunately there were two units issued this number this is the Colorado unit. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Hq Bty wire detail 941st Field Artilery Rgt. 1-41 Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart GA. Staff duty phone numbers, Commander CDR photos and biographies, Command Sergeant Major CSM photos and biographies. Home always seemed too far away when you were not there. Hood, TX as a result of the 41st Field Artillery Brigade Transformation to the 1st Cavalry Division Artillery (DIVARTY). Portland. 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