1932 - Marine Corps 1st Lt. Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller earned his second Navy Cross - his second Navy Cross medal on his second tour of duty with the Nicaraguan National Guard that was combating armed bandit forces. The now-legendary Puller rose in ranks to lieutenant general and was one of the most highly decorated Marines of World War II and the Korean War.
1943 - The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps became the Women’s Army Corps, a regular contingent of the U.S. Army with the same status as other army service corps.
1946 - The Field Artillery School prepared for the consolidation of the Coast Artillery School, the Antiaircraft Artillery School and the Field Artillery School into one Artillery School at Fort Sill.
1949 - After 15 months and more than 250,000 flights, the Berlin Airlift officially came to an end. The airlift was one of the greatest logistical feats in modern history and was one of the most crucial events of the early Cold War.
1985 - The Field Artillery School stopped teaching sound and flash ranging to locate hostile batteries. Sound and flash ranging had been taught at the school since the 1920s.