History of the 428th Brigade HHB Flag Soldiers Salute HHB Formation
HEADQUARTERS, 428th FIELD ARTILLERY BRIGADE LINEAGE
  • Constituted 19 July 1944 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 428th Field Artillery Group

  • Activated 25 August 1944 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

  • Inactivated 30 September 1945 in Italy

  • Allotted 29 October 1946 to the Organized Reserves

  • Activated 14 November 1946 at Lafayette, Indiana

  • Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve

  • Location changed 22 August 1949 to Gary, Indiana

  • Inactivated 4 December 1950 at Gary, Indiana

  • Redesignated 24 November 1967 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 428th Artillery Group

  • Activated 31 January 1968 at South Bend, Indiana

  • Redesignated 1 September 1971 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 428th Field Artillery Group

  • Redesignated 1 June 1978 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 428th Field Artillery Brigade

  • Inactivated 15 September 1996 at South Bend, Indiana

  • Transferred 18 August 2006 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

  • Headquarters activated 7 December 2006 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma



Searby Hall, Ft. Sill - Former Brigade HQ


Searby Hall is in memory of Edmund W. Searby Brigadier General Unitied States Army School 20th August, 1929 - 15th June, 1937. Killed in action near Pont A Mousson, France 14th of September, 1944 While Commanding Division Artillery.


Searby Hall Searby Memorial Plaque