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Histories for 1st Battalion, 83rd Field Artillery (1960s to Present)




12 Nov 1969 (Bill Mccorkle)
Stationed at camp eagle with 1-83rd service batt Bastion, birmingham
25 Oct 9th inf (charles flores)
I was with the 9th inf attachted to 1/83 arty at nui-dat 66-67 .when we arrived we were told that we were your infantry personal and we would protect the 1/83 175's&8 inch. my name is charles flores anybody from the 9th can contact me at charleswhitewolf@att.net
14 Aug HHB 1ST BN 83TH ARTY APO SF ARMY (Ray Fountain)
RAY FOUNTAIN COOK 1966-1967
12 Oct A 1/83 FA March 1971 (Kenneth Gerber)
I joined A 1/83 FA in March on FSB Bastonge. Unit stood down less than a month after I arrived. I then was sent to A 8/4 FA HQ Dong Ha
12 Jan 1/83rd and the Kiwi Battery. Nui Dat 1966 (Patrick Duggan)
My name is Patrick Duggan and I am a proud ex-member of 161 (Kiwi) Battery. We deployed alongside 1/83rd in Nui Dat. I have just joined your group more as an observer than anything but if there is anyone who may want to make contact then go for it. I went back to Vietnam last year and the area... More
29 Nov 1/83rd 67-68. (Jerry Rowe)
"There and back again" a history of war by one big ass hobit. Hi guy's, I came into HQ in nui dat dec of 67. Sometime during the inprocessing, (after having pulled perimeter for christmas} I was embroiled in a skirmish with some one during a movie when a colonel stepped in to break it up and got... More
03 Aug FT SILL TO NUI DAT (terrance hampton)
AFTER COMPLETING OCS ,ASSIGNED TO A BTRY AS AN FO BUT LATER DURING OUR TRAINING WAS MADE THE FDO .WE DEPARTED FROM SAN FRANCISCO OCT 66.CPT SHEEHAN,CMDR ARRIVED VUNG TAU 2 WEEKS LATER,HAD TO WAIT SEVERAL DAYS FOR OUR EQUIPMENT.WE THEN PROCEDED TO SET UP BASE CAMP AT NUI DAT THERE WE JOINED WITH... More
10 Jul Nui Dat (Dan Tvenstrup)
Arrived in country Oct 66 derosed out Sept 67. Was with Battalion FDC at Nui Dat for about 5 months and then went to C batt. at Xuan Loc. Went TDY to 11th ACR for operation Junction City and two other small operations.
09 Jul C Btry 1/83 arty 1968 (Ed Kloiber)
I was with the 1/83rd in 1968 during the Tet offensive in Xaun Loc, then later went north to Hue and on to Phu Bia and then on to FB Bastogne, after about 4 months doing support for the Ashaw Valley went to Dong Ha for a week and finally ended up at Camo Boyd.
15 May 1ST BATTALION 83D FA (Carl Daschke)
Schwabish Hall, Germany. Colors back to the USA during 1964.



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