LTC Carl A. Chasteen Commander
CSM Miguel Quiros Command Sergeant Major


The 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery is a Basic Combat Training Battalion. The 1-40th mission is to receive Initial Entry Training (IET) soldiers and conduct Basic Combat Training (BCT) in order to transform volunteers into Soldiers who demonstrate the requiste character, values and possess a warrior spirit; competent and confident in their war fighting and technical skills; and who can successfully contribute to their first unit of assignment.