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 1st Battalion 83rd Artillery

54th Artillery Group

XXIV Corps

108th Artillery Group

This site is dedicated to the men of the 1st Battalion 83rd Artillery who served in Vietnam from 1966-1971. We left Fort Sill in October 1966 for Vietnam.  We originally were at Bear Cat, Nui Dat and Xuan Loc in 1966-68. In early 1968 we moved to I Corps where we remained until the Battalion stood down in May 1971.

We also welcome those who served in the 1/83rd before and after Vietnam, those from other Battalions of the 83rd Artillery, and all of our Australian and New Zealand Allies to whom we owe so much.

It is also dedicated to those members of the 1/83rd who did not return home.  We will never forget them or their sacrifice.

Lest We Forget!

(Photo courtesy of Winfred Langley - 1/83rd 66-67)

(Artwork provided courtesy of Ed Kloiber 1/83rd)

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Last Updated  7/2/2024

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 175 in full recoil at FSB Spanky II, fired by Lionel Reckley, Augie, Nestleroad and Pyle,
"C" Battery 1/83rd 
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