ADA ONLINE | MAY 2013
IN THIS ISSUE

FACE OF DEFENSE: CAPTAIN CROSSES COALITION CULTURES
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey – When he walks into the Dutch Patriot missile headquarters here, U.S. Army Capt. Adam Proctor greets his co-workers in their native language, with a friendly smile. As the Dutch Patriot missile system tactical director, the U.S. soldier has been working with the Dutch for about two years. "I'm in charge of tracking aircraft," he explained. Sgt. Maj. Peter ...Read More »

THIRD ARMY AIR DEFENSE OFFICER INDUCTED INTO THE OCS HALL OF FAME
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – A Third Army/U.S. Army Central (ARCENT) Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Officer was one of 44 inducted into the Army’s Officer Candidate School (OCS) Hall of Fame on 10 May 2013 in Marshall Auditorium McGinnis-Wickam Hall at Fort Benning, Ga. Nomination for induction into the OCS Hall of Fame, which was founded in 1958, can be submitted...Read More »

CALL FIRES NEWSLETTER
This handbook is provided to enhance the abilities of Fires Soldiers and units to plan, prepare for, conduct, and evaluate rehearsals. Rehearsals are an integral part of the planning process. An effective rehearsal both practices and tests the plan. Time availability is the critical element in conducting rehearsals. Warning orders provide subordinates enough lead time and...Read More »

FUTURE POSSIBILITIES: A PRESENTATION OF THE CHU-SAM MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMN
OKINAWA, Japan – Monday, May 13th was a rainy, muddy day that is typical of this time of year in Okinawa. However, a dedicated group of soldiers were hard at work preparing their missile defense system for operation. Despite the rain, the equipment was in pristine condition, and anyone who saw the unit could tell that the soldiers took exceptional pride in the appearance and...Read More »