“We were the most highly decorated army artillery outfit in Vietnam. The only A.D.A. unit with a  Medal of Honor recipient, SGT Mitchell Stout, C-1/44th Dusters as well as a Distinguished Service Cross recipient, Staff Sergeant Jeffery Jarman, Quad-50 Squad Leader, Delta 71st ADA.


 We were awarded Presidential and Meritorious Unit citations, Silver Stars, Bronze stars, and over 1,000 Purple Hearts.

“We were in demand, ‘Fire Power for Hire’. Over four million 40 MM rounds, ten million .50 cal. rounds, and a million miles of illumination from the D.M.Z. to the Delta.



Order of Battle of ADA Units in Vietnam


1st Battalion, 44th Artillery
4th Battalion, 60th Artillery
5th Battalion, 2nd Artillery

Quad 50’s

Battery E, 41st Artillery
Battery G, 55th Artillery
Battery G, 65th Artillery
Battery D, 71st Artillery


Battery B, 29th Artillery
Battery G, 29th Artillery
Battery H, 29th Artillery
Battery I, 29th Artillery


6th Battalion 56th Artillery
6th Battalion 71st Artillery
5th Battalion, 2nd Artillery

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