3rd Battalion 6th Field Artillery Regiment
The 6th Field Artillery Regiment is an Field Artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1907. The regiment was first activated in 1907 from numbered companies of artillery. It was first organized with 2 battalions.
6th Field Artillery assigned 8 June 1917 to the 1st Expeditionary Division ; relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 1st Division; assigned 22 June 1940 to the 8th Division; relieved 20 July 1940 from assignment to the 8th Division.
The regiment currently has five battalions.
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