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8th Field Artillery Regiment

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The 8th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1916. [1]

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Brittany

Brittany (Bretagne; Breizh, pronounced or; Gallo: Bertaèyn, pronounced) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation.

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Field artillery

Field artillery is a category of mobile artillery used to support armies in the field.

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Field Artillery Branch (United States)

The Field Artillery Branch of the United States Army 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 Bliss

Fort Bliss is a United States Army post in the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas, with its headquarters located in El Paso, Texas.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.

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Operation Enduring Freedom

Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the U.S. government for the Global War on Terrorism.

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Operation Golden Pheasant

Operation Golden Pheasant was an emergency deployment of U.S. troops to Honduras in 1988, in response to Nicaraguan attacks on Contra logistics in Honduras.

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Pentomic

Pentomic (cf.Greek pent(e)- and -tome, "of five parts") refers to a structure for infantry and Airborne divisions adopted by the U.S. Army in 1957 in response to the perceived threat posed by tactical nuclear weapons use on the battlefield.

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Peyton C. March

Peyton Conway March (December 27, 1864 – April 13, 1955) was a United States Army officer who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1918 until 1921.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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U.S. Army Combat Arms Regimental System

The Combat Arms Regimental System (CARS), was the method of assigning unit designations to units of some of the combat arms branches (specifically, Infantry, including Special Forces, Field Artillery, and Armor) of the United States Army from 1957 to 1981.

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U.S. Army Regimental System

The United States Army Regimental System (USARS) was established in 1981 to replace the Combat Arms Regimental System, to provide each soldier with continuous identification with a single regiment, and to increase a soldier’s probability of serving recurring assignments with his or her regiment.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Center of Military History

The United States Army Center of Military History (CMH) is a directorate within the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.

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United States invasion of Panama

The United States Invasion of Panama, code named Operation Just Cause occurred between mid-December 1989 and late January 1990.

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103rd Infantry Division (United States)

The 103rd Infantry Division ("Cactus Division") was a unit of the United States Army which served in the U.S. Seventh Army of the 6th Army Group during World War II.

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157th Infantry Brigade (United States)

The 157th Infantry Brigade is an active/reserve component (AC/RC) unit based at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

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18th Field Artillery Brigade

The 18th Field Artillery Brigade is the XVIII Airborne Corps field artillery brigade, based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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25th Infantry Division (United States)

The 25th Infantry Division (nicknamed "Tropic Lightning") is a United States Army division based at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.

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25th Infantry Division Artillery (United States)

25th DIVARTY (Division Artillery) activated 1 October 1941 on Schofield Barrack, HI.

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2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment

The 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment is the field artillery battalion organic to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

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2nd Infantry Division Artillery (United States)

The 2nd Infantry Division Artillery (DIVARTY) or "Warrior Strike" is the force fires headquarters for the 2nd Infantry Division.

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5th Field Artillery Regiment

The 5th Field Artillery Regiment was constituted as part of the Regular Army in January 1907.

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7th Field Artillery Regiment

The 7th Field Artillery Regiment is a United States Army field artillery regiment, whose lineage traces back to the early 20th century.

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7th Infantry Division (United States)

The 7th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the United States Army.

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81st Infantry Division (United States)

The 81st Infantry Division ("Wildcat") was an infantry division of the United States Regular Army that was mobilized for service in both World War I and World War II.

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9th Field Artillery Regiment

The 9th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1916.

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8th Artillery Regiment (United States), 8th Field Artillery Regiment (United States).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Field_Artillery_Regiment

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