1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment
Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS),
Federal Republic of Germany
2008 - Present

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, and inactivated 15 March 2007 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.  

After 1 year inactive, the unit was assigned 16 March 2008 to the 172d Infantry Brigade and activated in Schweinfurt, Germany as an M109A6 Paladin Self propelled Howitzer Battalion on March 17th, 2008. The battalion is currently the most modern and lethal artillery battalion in the United States Army, being fielded with embedded hardware and software to fire the Excalibur GPS guided projectile. The battalion deployed to Iraq in support of the War On Terrorism in November 2008.

For More Information and photos about the 1st Battalion, 77th Artillery (Falcons First) during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) (2008 - 2012) and other events prior to 2009, visit the Falcons First on Face Book



Unit / Years

 Rank / Position


 Contact Info

Hite, Steven L.

HQ 1/77 09-10


Lawton, OK

  steven-hite(at)us.army.mil 06-18-2012

Bonilla, Jorge A.

C 1/77 10-13


APO AE Germany

  jorge.bonillamanchan(at)us.army.mil 06-18-2012

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