Antiaircraft Deliberations Panel chaired by BG William Westerveit convenes at Chaumont, France to determine specifications for U.S. Army antiaircraft artillery.
Gulf War, U.S. – led coalition launches the Operation Desert Storm air campaign with massive air and missile strikes against Iraq. The Patriot Missile system will make a huge impact, to become the ‘Scud Busters’ and the crews are credited with downing 44 of the 45 TBMs engaged.
Vietnam, Ambush on Route 9, the 1 Battalion, 44th Air Defense Regiment, and Golf Battery, 65th Air Defense Regiment spearhead a QRF mission in an attempt to rescue the 1 Marines. Captain Vincent J. Tedesco Jr’s leadership ensures the relief mission’s success. His actions will earn him the Silver Star. In all, 72 Purple Hearts will be awarded as a result of fierce close-courters combat
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