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3rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 3rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1821 as the 3rd Regiment of Artillery. [1]

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Air Defense Artillery Branch (United States)

The Air Defense Artillery branch of the US Army specializes in anti-aircraft weapons (such as surface to air missiles).

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Coats of arms of U.S. Air Defense Artillery Regiments

Coats of arms of US Air Defense Artillery regiments are heraldic emblems associated with Field artillery, Air Defense Artillery, and coast artillery regiments in the US Army.

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Coats of arms of U.S. Artillery Regiments

Coats of arms of U.S. Artillery regiments are heraldic emblems associated with field artillery, air defense artillery, and coast artillery regiments in the US Army.

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Field Artillery Branch (United States)

The Field Artillery branch was founded on 17 November 1775 by the Continental Congress, which unanimously elected Henry Knox "Colonel of the Regiment of Artillery".

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Fort MacArthur

Fort MacArthur is a former United States Army installation in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California (now the port community of Los Angeles).

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Fort Stevens (Oregon)

Fort Stevens was an American military installation that guarded the mouth of the Columbia River in the state of Oregon.

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Fort Stewart

Fort Stewart is a census-designated place and United States Army post in the U.S. state of Georgia, primarily in Liberty County and Bryan County, but also extending into smaller portions of Evans, Long, and Tattnall Counties.

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Fort Washington Park

Fort Washington, located near the community of Fort Washington, Maryland, USA, was for many decades the only defensive fort protecting Washington D.C. The original fort, overlooking the Potomac River, was completed in 1809, and was begun as Fort Warburton, but renamed in 1808.

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Naval Base Point Loma

Located in Point Loma, a neighborhood of San Diego, California, Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) was established on 1 October 1998 when Navy facilities in the Point Loma area of San Diego were consolidated under Commander, Navy Region Southwest.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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United States Army Coast Artillery Corps

The U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps (CAC) was a corps level organization responsible for coastal, harbor, and anti-aircraft defense of the United States between 1901 and 1950.

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Walker Keith Armistead

Walker Keith Armistead (March 25, 1773 – October 13, 1845) was a military officer who served as Chief of Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Air_Defense_Artillery_Regiment

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