|New Hampshire Army National Guard|
Seal of the Army National Guard
Army National Guard|
New Hampshire Department of Defense, Veterans, and Emergency Management
|Part of||New Hampshire National Guard|
|Brigadier General Craig Bennett|
The New Hampshire Army National Guard was created in 1680 by New Hampshire governor John Cutt.
History[edit | edit source]
During World War II the New Hampshire Army National Guardsmen fought in the European and Pacific theaters.
During the Vietnam War (1965-1973), the 3/197 Field Artillery (FA) "New Hampshire's Finest" served in Ap Phu Loi, South Vietnam, providing FA Forward Observer Teams and Artillery Liaison Teams in the II Field Force Area.
In 1991, the 744 Transportation Company (T.C.) was deployed to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq during the Gulf War. The 744 T.C., 6th Transportation Battalion, 2nd Corps Support Command, COSCOM, VII Corps, US Army, was awarded the U.S. Army Meritorious Unit Commendation for their service in the Gulf War. Captain Timothy Ainsworth was the 744 T.C. Commander.
From 2004-2005, the 744 T.C. ran missions out of LSA Anaconda, Balad, Iraq, during the Iraq War. Sgt. Jeremiah Holmes was killed in action by the enemy south of LSA Anaconda on March 29, 2004. Captain Mary Bergner was the 744 T.C. Commander. The 2nd Battalion 197th Artillery deployed in 2004-2005 to Iraq, serving as an MP unit, in the cities of Tikrit, Mosul, and Baqubah.
Major commands[edit | edit source]
Historic units[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
- Brigade insignia of the United States Army
- Coats of arms of U.S. Army units
- Coats of arms of U.S. Air Defense Artillery Regiments
- Coats of arms of U.S. Artillery Regiments
- Coats of arms of U.S. Armor Regiments
- Coats of arms of U.S. Army Aviation Regiments
- Coats of arms of U.S. Cavalry Regiments
- Coats of arms of U.S. Engineer Battalions
- Coats of arms of U.S. Infantry Regiments
- The War Tapes
References[edit | edit source]
- "New Hampshire Army National Guard Magazine". http://ebooks.aqppublishing.com/archive/national_guard/NHNationalGuard.pdf. Retrieved 9 Sep 2011.
- "Brief History of Army National Guard Mobilization". National Guard Educational Foundation. http://www.ngef.org/index.asp?bid=49. Retrieved 28 Feb 2013.
- "New Hampshire Army National Guard". Global Security. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/agency/army/arng-nh.htm. Retrieved 28 Feb 2013.
- "Order of battle of the Gulf War ground campaign". Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_War_order_of_battle_ground_campaign. Retrieved 28 Feb 2013.
- "New Hampshire Army National Guard". Global Security. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/agency/army/arng-nh.htm. Retrieved 9 Sep 2011.
- "U.S. and Coalition Casualties". CNN. http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/war.casualties/table.iraq.html?ski=8&field=table_lastname&key=%22h%22#top. Retrieved 28 Feb 2013.
Further reading[edit | edit source]
- New Hampshire National Guard
- NH Army National Guard Members Return Home
- New Hampshire State Area Command (STARC)
- Brief History of Army National Guard Mobilizations
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