BannerFans.com

Author Topic: 517th Air Defense Artillery  (Read 2155 times)

Offline Rakkasan187

  • GLOBAL MODERATOR
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2014
  • Posts: 2,269
  • Total likes: 397
  • Referrals: 3
517th Air Defense Artillery
« on: March 22, 2016, 07:06:43 PM »
517 AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY  WE SWEEP THE SKY

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 517th Coast Artillery (Antiaircraft) Regiment on 7 April 1938. It was redesignated for the 78th Coast Artillery (AA) Regiment on 31 October 1940. It was redesignated for the 78th AAA Gun Battalion on 23 June 1949. The insignia was redesignated for the 78th Antiaircraft Artillery Missile Battalion on 19 June 1956. It was redesignated for the 517th Air Defense Artillery Regiment on 29 December 1958.
 

 
"Pain is only weakness leaving the body"

"What you do in Life, echos in Eternity"

MSG Leigh E Smith Jr (Smitty)
USA (ret) 1984-2005

EPFD 1997-2008

ASMIC Member
 
187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team Association Member (RAKKASANS)

VFW Member

 

BannerFans.com