US Army Air Defense Training - Yearbook (Fort Bliss, TX)

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'QQ E ,995 FT. BLISS, TEXAS Q rf 2nd Battallon MacW111ie CSM R. Harmon Commander Command Sergeant Major 9 LT Ba I is Wg COMPANY D Q fri CPT M. Littlejohn 1LT M. Iles N7 Company Commander Training Officer Commenced Training Completed Training January 25 1985 March 21 1985 Q' we Sf 1SG G. London SFC R. Ficklin SFC B. Jenkins Platoon Sergeant Plato S rgean SFC P. Muna SFC W. Zigler SSG P. gowling Plat on Sergea t Platoon Ser eant. Platoon GI'gG2ll1t W - M Am! fluff 14944 ae' eww 7 'Ziff A' Mfg ' l MIWZQL' iff' fd ,dawdfdlyb ..14,,c,w ,AM SSG P. Paige SSG D. Sumpter Platoon Sergeant Platoon Sergeant gsooci fuck Izufiff pl.2bo?A-lf AH Ze Duel ?7f41uf?e!' Zgawuof 5-Sci, Not Pictured SGT R. McCluskey X Eg Training NCO ag' d SGT V. P z N Supply Ser ant Jlo 3 Not Pictured IQ SPX4 L. 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R, gr -1 yx ' I V ,w ",,s'5g f M , , , , 5 ft W , , Nw f, Q U .p Q Q2 Ks f Jw ' ' ' " , sf ,f Am z, E Q f H 'f A , . 7 '- 4. V any, 4 MM, M , ,,, Szeles , Troy A Tamburelli , Joseph A Tanner, Robert Thomas, Charles Thomas, Robert Turner, Adam Vallan Dingham, Lawrence G Wade, James B Warner, Charles R Weaver , Leyman J Weiss, Orrin D Whitesell, Wallace L Wilcox, Jon C Wise, Cary A Wolferman, Keith Wooters, Chris Yeomans, Brian L ffg, M , ,,,Qxg, Q Q W:,,.Jw.Wp-,: Y wwf' 1 , Q ww Q JM ,M4-A , , M,-mm M 'f A VW----" AW ,WI-W-U"""W" 'ff' .0 L! - ' ' T f Y Major General James P. Maloney Commanding General U.S. Army Air Defense Center and Fort Bliss Fort Bliss, Texas James P. Maloney was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvan- ia on January 4, 1932. A distinguished military graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Texas Western College Cnow University of Texas - El Pasoj, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in Artillery in 1954. After completing the Officer Basic Course in late 1954, he was assigned to the 11th Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and Munich, Germany. From November 1955 to September 1958, he held various battery and battalion positions with the Division's antiaircraft artillery battalion, and the 2d Airborne Battle Group, 502d Infantry. Returning from Europe in 1958, then Captain Maloney attended the Field Artillery Battery Officer Course at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and the Guided Missile System Officer Course at Fort Bliss, Texas. He then returned to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for an eighteen months assignment at the US Army Artillery and Missile School as a research and development officer in the Guided Missile Department. After completing a Military Assistance Training Advisor Course at the US Army Special Warfare School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, he served with the Military Assistance Advisory Group in Vietnam from April 1962 to April 1963. He next attended the Artillery Officer Advanced Course at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, then became a battery commander in the 4th Missile Battalion, 71st Artillery, Fort Hancock, New Jersey. This was followed by a one year assignment as Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General, US Army Air Defense Command, Ent Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Graduating from the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in June 1967, he spent the next two years as a staff officer in the Air Defense Directorate, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development, Department of the Army. ln November 1969, he took command of the newly activated 7th Battalion, 61st Artillery at Fort Bliss, Texas, and six months later, took the battalion to Germany. He attended the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1972. Concurrent with this, he attended Shippensburg State College earning a master's degree in Communications. A tour in Korea from July 1972 to August 1973 with the 38th Air Defense Brigade as the Operations Officer was followed with an assignment at Department of Army as Chief of the Missile and Air Defense System Division, Office of the Chief of Research and Development. From July 1974 to February 1976, he commanded the 108th Air Defense Group, 32d Army Air Defense Command, US Army, Europe. He was then assigned to Alexandria, Virginia, as Air Defense Systems Director, Battlefield Systems Integration Directorate, US Army Material Development and Readiness Command. In January 1977, he moved to the Department of Army where he was named Deputy Director of the Combat Support Systems Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Research Development and Acquisition. He was promoted to the grade of Brigadier General on August 1, 1977, and to the grade of Major General on September 8, 1980. In 1980, he was appointed Director, Weapons Systems Directorate, ODCSRDA. Major General Maloney assumed command of the US Army Air Defense Center and Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, Texas, on June 23, 1982. In this position, he also serves as the Commandant of the US Army Air Defense School. PERSONAL DATA Date and Place of Birth: January 4, 1932, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Wife: Mariwyn G. fBlytheJ Maloney, El Paso, Texas Children: Patricia iMrs. John Lightl, Michael, and James. EDUCATION Military Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, The Artillery School Guided Missile System Officer Course, Air Defense School US Army Command and General Staff College US Army War College Civilian Texas Western College Cnow University of Texas - El Pasol, BS in Civil Engineering Shippensburg State College, MS in Communications. AWARDS AND DECORATIONS Legion of Merit with two Oak Leaf Clusters Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device Vietnam Service Medal Purple Heart BADGES Senior Parachutist Combat lnfantryman CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF ASSIGNMENTS tLast I0 Yearsj Operations Officer, 38th Air Defense Brigade, Korea Chief, Missile 8: Air Defense Systems Division, Office, Chief of Research and Development, Department of Army Commander, 108th Air Defense Group, 32d Army Air Defense Command, US Army, Europe Director, Air Defense Systems, Battlefield Systems Integration Directorate, US Army Material Develop- ment and Readiness Command, Alexandria, Virginia Deputy Director Combat Support Systems Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development, and Acquisition, Department of Army Director, Weapons Systems Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development, and Acquisition, Department of Army Commanding General, US Army Air Defense Center and Fort Bliss: Commandant, US Army Air Defense School, Fort Bliss, Texas PROMOTIONS TEMPORARY PERMANENT 53 6 J 54 2d Lieutenant 31 Jul un lst Lieutenant 3 Jan 55 27 Jun 57 Captain 25 Aug 60 I2 Jun 61 Major 10 Aug 64 12 Jun 68 Lieutenant Colonel 18 Dec 67 12 Jun 75 Colonel 1 Jan 74 12 Jun 77 Brigadier General I Aug 77 I Jun 80 Major General 8 Sep 80 22 Jan 82 Source of Commission: ROTC FROM Jul 72 Sep 73 Aug 74 Mar 76 Jan 77 Jun 80 Jun 82 'ro Aug 73 Jul 74 Feb 76 Jan 77 Jun 80 Jun 82 XX, .x 'x X H BRIGADE DQUARTER ' ,..MW,M.,, 1. L, The Air Defense Artillery Training Brigade traces its lineage to the lst Air Defense Guided Missile Brigade CTrainingJ which was formed in July 1963. During the past three decades this brigade has been responsible for the MOS' training of Air Defense soldiers who deploy to units worldwide. On 6 July 1976, the lst ADA Training Brigade assumed the additional responsibility for conducting basic training, as well as MOS operator training for all enlistees in the Air Defense field. In this configuration, the brigade consisted of two MOS training battalions and two for basic training, in addition to the Headquarters Battery, Committee Group and the US Army Reception Station. Although not a part of the formal brigade organization, the US Army Reception Station is under the brigade's command and control and is responsible for processing enlistees at Fort Bliss. On 9 February 1979, the 1st ADA Training Brigade began to provisionally implement a One Station Unit Training COSUTJ concept which allows the soldier to receive his basic and MOS training in one unit during a 14 week training cycle. At the same time women were integrated into training. Eachof the two training battalions consisted of seven batteries which were supported by an Instructor Group. On 1 October 1982 the Brigade again assumed the Basic Training mission and reformed into three training battalions - two OSUT and one BT. Its current primary mission is to train soldiers under the OSUT concept with the additional mission of basic training. Brigade Commander Col. Richard E. Supinski Biographical Sketch Education. Civilian: Pennsylvania State University ' Bachelor's Degree - 1963 Master's Degree - 1974 Military: Air Defense Artillery Officer's Basic Course - 1963 Artillery Officer's Advanced Course - 1968 Foreign Service Institute, Dept of State, Washington D.C. - 1970 Command Sz General Staff College - 1973 National War College - 1981 Assignments: Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and Battery Commander, Battalion S2 and Assistant S-3, 1st Battalion, 67th ADA fNike Herculesb, Federal Republic of Germany, 1963 - 1966. S-4, lst Battalion, 7th Field Artillery, Republic of Vietnam, 1966 - 1967. Commander, Battery C, 4th Battalion, 56th Artillery CHawkJ, Fort Bliss, Texas, 1968 - 1970. District Senior Advisor of Tan Tru District, III Corps, Republic of Vietnam, 1970 - 1971. Combat Development Command, Fort Leaven- worth, Kansas, 1971 - 1972. Protocol Officer of the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1974 - 1976. 7. Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 59th ADA fChaparral!VulcanJ, 1st Armored Division, Schwabach, Federal Republic of Germany, 1976 - 1978. 8. Commander, 3rd Battalion, 61st ADA QCIVJ, 3rd Armored Division, Budingen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1978 - 1980. 9. Joint Action Control Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army, Washington D.C., 1981 - 1983. Decorations: Legion of Merit Bronze Star with the "V" and 30LC Air Medal 121 Meritorious Service Medal Army Commendation Medal with the "V" and 30LC Army Achievement Medal Army General Staff Identification Badge Combat Infantry Badge Family: Wife: Ursula Son: Mark, 17, Robert E. Lee High I School Springfield, VA Brigade Command Sergeant Major C M Pete Dawkins CSM Pete Dawkins assumed the duty of Brigade Command Sergeant Major of the 1st Air Defense Artillery Training Brigade in May 1980, after serving seven months as 3d ADA Training Battalion Command Sergeant Major. CSM Dawkins entered the service May 1951 and served with the 8th Infantry Division in Fort Jackson, SC. In September 1951, he moved to Korea with the 2d Infantry Division and the 76th AAA AW, BN, SP. He subsequently served in CONUS and overseas Air Defense units and Field Artillery. His air defense assignments included duty as First Sergeant, Battalion Operations Sergeant, AADCP Operation Sergeant, Operation Sergeant of Director- ate of Training and the Assistant Personnel Sergeant Major of Fort Bliss, Texas. His previous assignments as Command Sergeant Major were with the Student Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas 1975-1976, 1976-1979 and 2nd Battalion. 83rd F. A. Germany. CSM Dawkins' military schooling includes Basic NCOES, Advanced NCOES, and the US Army Sergeants Major Academy. CSM Dawkins' awards include the MSM t1OLCJ, ARCOM CIOLCJ, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Stars, Expert Missile Badge, Good Conduct Medal t8th Awardb. fiilw' Trainee Arrival In El Paso And Ft. Bliss The first military sight - Airport Courtesy Patrol trips' "It it iii , 'liiilllsif - 1 wi x trgrivgikiiiiigf i X Reception Station This is the gateway to the Army. How do they get everything accomplished here? This may be one of the thoughts that occurs to the soldiers as they process through the Fort Bliss Reception Station. It becomes quite clear to them they do get a great deal accomplished during the brief three days' stay. stay. Aptitude test, dogtags and identification cards, orientation meeting, a clothing issue and the creation of a permanent file - all are completed within the few days of processing at the Reception Station. The change from civilian to soldier has to be a swift one for during the next few weeks they will receive intensive training in the fundamentals of combat soldiering that may have to be applied in the defense of our country and their own lives. The beginning of a new career, new challenges, and life-long friendships becomes a reality as each day passes. Even as the soldiers move to their training companies or batteries, they have begun to understand a little more of the routine that will become such an important part of their stay at Fort Bliss. Nm ,cr . There It Goes The First Haircut Reception Station Processing -'Q 'V s I oog Qs V F .pn - Clothing Issue n The First Da On the first day of processing, the trainee is given an orientation concerning what military clothing will be issued and the care of the clothing. The new soldier is measured and fitted for over 515300.00 worth of new clothing and footwear by clothing fitters with many years of experience. in tailoring and fitting military clothing. When he leaves the Clothing Initial Issue Point, he has clothing for any climate that will enable him to be one of the world's best dressed soldiers. Immunizations Battery!Company Assignment Basic Training Begins Basic training begins with the cracking of a drill sergeantls voice - "Fall in" as you arrive at your battery or company area. A quick formation and you answer, "Here, sergeant!" to let him know that youlre really there. An unfamiliar face approaches while you stand in formation. He does not smile, but he has an air of authority, confidence and professionalism in his walk and manner. He stops in front of you and gazes over the entire platoon formation. His eyes show not a trace of emotion, and as they pierce you, you realize he is your drill sergeant. He introduces himself with, "I am your drill sergeant, and I will teach you to become a soldier." You will never forget him. One Station Unit Training CGSUTJ One Station Unit Training COSUTJ combines the basic skills of soldiering with concentrated training on the skills necessary to qualify the air defender on the weapon system for which hefshe enlisted. Throughout the first six weeks of the cycle, the trainee is progressively exposed to the physical conditioning process, taught the fundamentals of soldiering, qualified with the M16 rifle and instructed in combat indoctrination. During this phase of training, the trainee is also oriented on the weaponry of air defense. For the final eight weeks each trainee pursues specialized training in the specific Air Defense weapons system chosen and upon successful completion of the fourteen week cycle is graduated as a qualified Air Defense soldier. iw 13' , M 1 9 2 ., 'ma ve Hwy 'U G UE N, ,,,, E M -vm I 5 if 2 r. i 'I 1 f W 3 , 1 fi A d E Aff Drill And Sharp commands echo across the drill field and marching feet beat a tattoo across the grounds. Another order sounds and dozens of rifles snap in unison. These are the sounds of instruction, dismounted drill as old as organized armies and from which discipline itself is formed. The hours spent on the drill field have one purpose, Ceremonies to develop in the soldier an instinct for precision, an ingrained habit of obedience to command and a sense of teamwork. They learn individual, squad, platoon, company drill and the manual of arms. During training they acquire habits which provide the foundation for discipline, alertness and quick response. ,J .frm-..,...,... .,,.: .ww - W--L ww- Mg' af, .. I-ll-.iw Mesa. , . - - . , , ,A 1 Y fs' ' , ..1"-.q,,Q, . '. Y 1 . . -.a-,.--ff.f"vx. - V - uf- Q ' "Vf'. . ,- . -- .M,f,'-,J . 14, gay..- . . W . ,Ii Hf'-aw,,fi'1r'w".yj,A' 1- A H A 5.-,ff-.qv ,-flaws, A Mp ' .- . i , A .53 .a,qgQg',. ' .ww ' W.-. 4-.......,w AML Guard Dut Learning the duties of a sentinel is important to the soldiers so they can properly perform their responsibili- ties and appreciate their general orders. Though these duties are fundamental, guarding a supply area or a weapons site is equally important. Standing guard- mount insures the soldier is knowledgeable of his duties and the proper equipment is available to perform the tour of duty. 'IL le "'-an-nga., F55 1 A x 'LWB hw :Q rf m y .ww ,, V K S w i' f qw 2 QW iw' if 2f"f'.i A Y ,f MQ Www' .. Qu H X s. 4 52? ' N W, 5 'e if 'K Q f 5 Jw A w 7.4 t ww' . - ,,-,1Q,nf5QVf1k--- -f f V -- Ww,,,, K, :W V R v 'Y Q-1-if ff -Y ' V 4 Y-ss if , - V X-,g3,g.m:,1"-1pzfif'jf"'-ff-j ' ag: -f , . .,, , , x f f ., 'N 3 ..- --gf uw A V Q st , f-1 rgiww- , A. ,tfxdw .,, , ,:,.1.v., . wr , n fm bs? ,N - ,ff ,gf grrf ff' 41 In . , ffsf-ff 'fvff ,, 4. U' TIM' QQ, ,W Confidence Course The confidence course helps to develop team work, build spirit and instill a high degree of selfconfidence. Negotiating obstacles of great height that require considerable physical strength is challenging. Though i demanding both physically and mentally, the con- p fidence course is a great team and spirit builder. This test of physical endurance is made easier because your buddy helps give encouragement when you need it most. Teamwork helps to build units that operate together with a sense of spirit and pride in their accomplishments. in o ..-,.M1..M-.M Ms' ,:J.:wwl'zwix2a'm ffC7-"V 1-rf Q -.15 . 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Training includes live hand grenade throws, the M-60 machine gun, Claymore Mine and M203 grenade launcher training, hand grenade assault course, fire maneuver and defensive courses. . . ..a....fn.ua. i- Tactical Bivouac ,. ,L Me er Range Here the soldier must become familiar with the Army's basic weapons. Ranging from the M60 machine gun, the Army's light machine gun, to the M18A1 anti-personnel mine. The soldier's ability to recognize the weapons characteristics and their uses may very well play an important role in the future defense of his squad, section, platoon or unit. Some of the best designed weapons in the world, when properly employed, are extremely effective. 1 r 462 in-at Q sf , HH., ,Y fi' 'Q M ,mwemg-My M534 .N-Mem fww Q5 !gW,f?5, 'f'1g'G:x mm K V' 5 .1 +2 f- - gm , nw, SAik55,?Qg vpgg XML H+f1:5Mwg pf 3,3 L W :,g,gQsQf123S:f "MN- Q , z A- g.:s:gQgf'Q'f 'Q f 1 Lg:-xzwaqff V 2 5 5 14 if 6. K 32 5.1 X v A "5-Aff: M, W, ,X,, M 'zwxvn wx My -nw M ,, fix if V -2 , N ww uglggii X ki Q-wi. 5 , 'm f' A, f TA 1 12, ,LQ W ' f im wi ff' ' 35 4+ f f A x, '15 g V g qaw frlw If' 153i 5. iff' , Sgqwm 6 M ' 1 WVR WW N' Wm M, Mm Wfrgq' 'W X We-, - 15-:W iw,-'X 5' " N f, iff, 'gisnj' X l ' x. I? ,,,r I.T.T. Training is conducted to teach the soldier how to survive in a combat condition. He is taught how to negotiate all kinds of terrain and how to move when under fire. The soldier is instructed on battlefield survival by means of many hours of actual field training under simulated combat conditions. Combat Skills As the name implies these learned skills enable the soldiers to survive and perform his mission in combat. Although basic, they serve as the foundation for the soldier and his future unit to build upon to insure success in combat. Team work and alertness provide the if soldier with the tools necessary to function in a combat environment. "' -, .iw ' . 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The targets are "ki1lable" - when hit by a bullet, they fall automatically. This system adds interest and realism to the training and gives the soldier instant evidence of firing accuracy. It is the culmination of many hard hours of training and reinforcement. An exercise designed to test the soldier's ability to apply all previously taught skills and principles and engage targets effectively at various ranges. Depending on the number of targets scored as hits, the soldier is designated a sharpshooter, marksman or expert as indicated below. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 23-29 Target Hits ........................... Marksman 30-35 Target Hits ...................... Sharpshooter 36-40 Target Hits .................................. Expert X ' ,EQ Vi, f Y W -W 1 " fwf, N Lf 1. awww ., Mxiqarigf if if 'Q s E' x A nw' . 33 wi 4 a M Q 172, M, , wt, M 1 W , v 4 ff w,:w,,.1f, an 125.7 .CW 'ME 'jgMjyf,x1V..1Lf I ' rf: fy v aa 1,f3fD?' 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Drill Sergeants are responsible for training and leading individual platoons. Exercises are progressive with trainees required to do more as physical condition improves. The training also includes speed marches at Meyer Range and a conditioning obstacle course at Logan Heights. Trainees are tested in their seventh week of training on push-ups, bent leg sit-ups and the two mile run. In order to meet minimum acceptable standards, the trainee must complete all three events, achieve a minimum of 60 points in each event and a cumulative score of 180 points or more for all three events. B z f Q 5' 'r Q A E N , gmw ,, 'ik SBK? WAS ,Mmm ,fm .u gpm ew: smwwwwwwww ,.X, f x 85 .w-fi 1 . N ,. Y Alwixgegfkf ,. , -'7lf'fT 3W"" W I ' , EE ' gm ' X' A - I 1' ' x Q V , ,gf -X E , - In 1 Y 2' il F H as A X "xl KK K f -1 - M Y We - , 'L Xu 'X 5 -,Q N -f Y ' W U. 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