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The 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1861 as the 5th 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 Hamilton

Historic Fort Hamilton is located in the southwestern corner of the New York City borough of Brooklyn surrounded by the communities of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, and is one of several posts that are part of the region which is headquartered by the Military District of Washington.

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Fort Rucker

Fort Rucker is a U.S. Army post located mostly in Dale County, Alabama, United States.

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Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth is a former United States military installation on Staten Island in New York City, situated on The Narrows which divide New York Bay into Upper and Lower halves, a natural point for defense of the Upper Bay and Manhattan beyond.

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Harvey Brown (officer)

Harvey Brown (September 6, 1795 – March 31, 1874) was an American military officer who fought in the Black Hawk and Seminole Wars, the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

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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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5th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery H

Battery "H" 5th Regiment of Artillery, was a light artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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5th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery I

Battery "I" 5th Regiment of Artillery was a light artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (United States), 5th Coast Artillery, 5th Regiment of Artillery, 5th U.S. Artillery.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5th_Air_Defense_Artillery_Regiment

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