77th Artillery Regiment

1st Battalion

"EN GARDE
(On Guard)"



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Four battalions of the 77th Artillery Regiment were assigned to or in direct support of multiple Divisions during the Vietnam War. The three (3) 105mm howitzer batteries of the 1st Battalion rotated direct support among the 3 Brigades (9 Cavalry Battalions) of the 1st Cavalry Division. The 2nd Battalion's 105mm howitzers supported the 4th and 25th Infantry Divisions during their tour of duty in Vietnam. The 3rd Battalion served in the U.S. Army Reserve's 60th Infantry Division in California until inactivated in 1965. The 4th Battalion, an Aerial Rocket Artillery unit, was assigned to direct support of the 101st Airborne Division. The 5th Battalion was a SGT Missle unit on the Babenhausen Kaserne in Germany. It was inactivated in 1973 and the Kaserne was closed in June 2007. Finally, the 6th Battalion provided 155mm howitzer and Aerial Rocket Artillery support to the 9th and 25th Infantry Divisions in Vietnam

1st Cavalry Div 4th Infantry Division 9th Inf Div 25th Inf Div 101st Airborne Div
1st Cavalry 4th Infantry 9th Infantry 25th Infantry 101st Abn Div
1965 - 1971 1966 -1967 1968 - 1969 1967 - 1970 1968 - 1971

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77th Artillery Regiment Headquarters
 
Saturday, June 15, 1968
SGT ERVIN L AUMAN, Age 24, FIRTH, NE
 
Tuesday, March 23, 1971
CPL WARREN P SEAWEL, Age 20, STE GENEVIEVE, MO



 
1st Battalion, 77th Artillery Regiment
1st Cavalry Division
 
Saturday, January 21, 1967
PFC MARVIN M DICKS, Age 18, LIVONIA, MI
 
Thursday, October 12, 1967
PVT JOSEPH L POKERJIM, Age 21, ST IGNATIUS, MT
 
Thursday, April 04, 1968
CPT DAVID A PETERS, Age 24, LAWTON, OK
 
Saturday, May 04, 1968
SP5 EGBERT R VAUGHAN, Age 23, ALPHARETTA, GA
 
Friday, August 16, 1968
PFC JOHN L BEGAN, Age 23, ELYRIA, OH
 
Saturday, March 08, 1969
SP4 GORDON C MURRAY, Age 23, GREENACRES CITY, FL
 
Tuesday, August 26, 1969
SGT GUY M INKEL, Age 20, BEECHER FALLS, VT
 
Tuesday, December 23, 1969
SFC CLIFFORD MONTGOMERY, Age 36, LOUISVILLE, KY
 
Wednesday, April 01, 1970
SP4 THOMAS J MURPHY, Age 21, RIVER FALLS, WI
SSG STEVEN J WILLIAMS, Age 21, PORTLAND, OR


 
A Battery, 1st Battalion
77th Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
 
Saturday, May 04, 1968
CPL JIMMY R CLARK, Age 21, ESTILL SPRINGS, TN
 
Sunday, May 05, 1968
SGT EDDIE E CHERVONY, Age 21, LOS ANGELES, CA
SGT EDDIE E CHERVONY at Sons & Daughters In Touch Memorial
SGT JERRY R DUNDAS, Age 22, OAK PARK, MI
SGT JERRY R DUNDAS at 77th Memorial Page
CPL DAVID A HAEFNER, Age 20, NORTH MANKATO, MN
CPL DAVID A HAEFNER at 77th Memorial Page
PFC GERALD L JOHNSON, Age 20, SHERIDAN, IN
PFC GERALD L JOHNSON at 77th Memorial Page
PFC LLOYD LOCKETT, Age 23, CENTERVILLE, LA
CPL MICHAEL M MONTGOMERY, Age 19, VISALIA, CA
CPL MILTON P POTIER, Age 20, GUEYDAN, LA
 
Tuesday, August 26, 1969
PFC GARDNER J BROWN, Age 19, UNION, ME



 
B Battery, 1st Battalion
77th Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
 
Thursday, February 17, 1966
2LT MARK H ZELDES, Age 21, NEW YORK, NY
 
Saturday, February 19, 1966
SGT ELZIE J COLLINS Jr, Age 25, WILLIMSPORT, KY
 
Thursday, June 16, 1966
PFC NORMAN SPENCER, Age 23, FRENCHBURG, KY
 
Monday, November 21, 1966
PFC GEORGE A TURNER, Age 19, MULGA, AL
 
Tuesday, January 02, 1968
CPL FREDERICK L MANLY, Age 20, LAMAR, CO
 
Thursday, April 04, 1968
PFC MATTHEW J BUONO, Age 25, NEW YORK, NY
 
Saturday, May 04, 1968
CPL ROBERT D GARIEPY, Age 20, FITCHBURG, MA
 
Saturday, September 28, 1968
SGT CARL R USSERY, Age 19, NORWOOD, MO
 
Friday, June 20, 1969
CPL DANIEL H HACKETT, Age 23, NORTH PORT CHARLOTTE, FL
 
Monday, August 18, 1969
PFC STANLEY H DICKERSON, Age 21, TROUPSBURG, NY
 
Wednesday, April 01, 1970
PFC THOMAS R BOWEN, Age 20, FORESTVILLE, CA
CPT CLEAVELAND F BRIDGMAN, Age 23, SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MA
SSG BENJAMIN V CHILDRESS Jr, Age 40, KNOXVILLE, TN
SGT SYRIAC HEBERT Jr, Age 21, PINE BLUFF, AR
SGT ROBERT H LANE Jr, Age 19, CONCORD, TN
 
Friday, July 10, 1970
CPL DONNY J BRASWELL, Age 19, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA



 
C Battery, 1st Battalion
77th Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
 
Sunday, January 30, 1966
SP4 RICHARD D PARKER, Age 20, SALT LAKE CITY, UT
 
Monday, February 05, 1968
CPL LARRY J BLANKENSHIP, Age 20, MIDFIELD, AL
 
Tuesday, April 08, 1969
SP4 EDWARD M KACHMAN, Age 21, NORTH BRADDOCK, PA
 
Sunday, April 13, 1969
2LT IRVING S CHENOWETH III, Age 25, BLOOMINGTON, IL
 
Monday, May 12, 1969
CPL DON L ATKINS, Age 20, CEDARTOWN, GA
SP4 MARVIN E PARK, Age 21, BEDFORD, IA
 
Tuesday, November 25, 1969
SP4 RAYMOND K DISMUKES, Age 19, BIRMINGHAM, AL

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