2/39 change to 6/41
My first duty station was in Kitzengen,Germany with the 2/39 FA in July of '87.
Unit changed,I believe in '88 to 6/41 FA.
Upon being attached to 2/10 FA in Desert Shield/Storm in support of 2nd ACR and 1 st Inf, 6/41 FA was deactivated prior to returning to Germany. This was due in part to the... More
2/39th 3rd ID
Hq Btry 2/39th. 1960-1962. Conn Barracks. Sweinfurt Germany.
(Billy D. Barber)
The 2/39th FA Bn came to being in 1960. at the time we were in the 1/10th FA which had 5 firing Batteries and were split trails. with the new changes and forming the 2/39 they changed over to SP 105 Howitzers. I went from 1/10 to 2/39 when it was formed. I was not in the firing Batteries but HQ... More
LT Dingle waa myBC
LTC Fulbright was Bn CO
39th Field Arty 1972-1976
I was with the 39th from July-1972- until Jan.-1976, at Ledward Barracks in Schweinfurt, Germany. She was a proud unit!! I hear it has been deactivated.
HQ 2/39th Conn Barracks 1960-1962.
(Richard Gallagher I I)
I was lucky left in june of 88 right before the change over in july
2/39 change overt to 6/41fa, kitzingen.
Mike is correct on the history, i was with c-239fa from 83 to 91 when we changed to 641 fa. I remember because i was the supply daddy in C-2/39fa (lots of paper work). I'm not sure if the unit wound up in scweinfurt after i left for conus. But when we came back from desert storm we went back to... More
Just adding to the last post I was with 2/39 FA at the time of deactivation and I believe it was august or september of 1988 when it changed to 6/41 FA
Received this from Mike Barber, a member of the 2/39th Arty at the time of deactivation. Now we know what really happened to the 2/39th Arty, thanks Mike.
I wish to correct your posting on the history of 2/39 FA. I was with the unit as a Lieutenant between June 1986 to October... More