1-79th FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION

HISTORY

The 1st Battalion, 79th Field Artillery is a Basic Combat Training Battalion. The 1-79th 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.t.