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SEARCHLIGHT: Illuminating ADA Excellence
1-1 ADA Soldiers work closely with their Japanese counterparts...
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SEARCHLIGHT: Illuminating ADA Excellence
Short-Range Air Defense returns to National Training Center... See Release »
SEARCHLIGHT: Illuminating ADA Excellence
Archangels’ take on Donovians and Arianans in training... See Release »
THIS MONTH IN ADA HISTORY
June

27 June 1950, North Korea invaded South Korea, causing President Truman to deploy U.S. military forces to Korea to stem the invasion. With this, the Antiaircraft Artillery School at Fort Bliss, Texas, and The Artillery School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, started expanding to train the increase student load.







29 June 1950, The Department of the Army established the Army Antiaircraft Command with headquarters in the Pentagon. Major General Willard Irvine, an antiaircraft artillery officer, served as the first commander.










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