(c) 152nd Field Artillery Association, 2009
Service Battery rolls out from the new Fort Fairfield Armory
Field Training. Note the powder man on the left.
In the 50s, basketball was big in the Guard, and A Battery was a
A Battery selected as Best Battery for 1953. Other winners were:
1951: Headquarters
1952: Bravo
1954: Service
1955: Headquarters
1956: Medical Detachment
1957: Alpha
1958: Service
1959: Service
Caribou Armory?
New Caribou Armory Dedication
In 1959, the battalion became the "1st Automatic Weapons Battalion," an Air Defense Artillery unit, with 4 line batteries of the Twin 40 "Duster." Service Battery redesignated as D Battery. In 1961 the battalion converted back to field artillery.
The 1950's
152nd Field Artillery Association