108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade (United States)
The 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade is an air defense artillery brigade of the United States Army. The mission of the brigade is to train and maintain a strategic crisis response air defense artillery brigade capable of deploying worldwide, on short notice, to provide air defense force protection from air-breathing threats and tactical ballistic missiles, as well as allow freedom of maneuver for XVIII Airborne Corps operations.
... On 26 August 1974,the group was again reactivated at Kapun Barracks,Kaiserslautern,West Germany,as the 108thAir DefenseGroup,the only Chaparral/Vulcan Group in the US Army ... On 15 April 1992 the Brigadewas moved to Fort Polk,Louisiana,becoming a Patriot 2â“43rd)and Avenger 1â“2nd)unit,and on 15 August 1996 the brigademoved to Fort ... At Fort Bliss the brigadewas aligned under the Fort Bragg-based XVIII Airborne Corps and,because of this alignment,added an Airborne tab above its patch however,according ...
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