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108TH ARTILLERY GROUP
Vietnam War

DEEDS ABOVE WORDS

Distinctive Unit Insignia
   

Distinctive Insignia Symbolism
The colors scarlet and gold are for Artillery. The black roundel, representing a gunstone, and the scarlet lightning flash refer to Artillery fire. The upper end of the flash symbolizes the unit's air defense and anti-aircraft heritage; the saltire is for strength. The gold lion's face is taken from the arms of Normandy and stands for the unit's initial combat service in the campaign for Normandy in World War II. The bamboo shoot and the colors green, gold and scarlet allude to service in Vietnam.

Image credits: Institute of Heraldry
Department of the Army
 

  

  
  108th Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
   

Shoulder Sleeve
Insignia Symbolism

Scarlet and yellow are the colors traditionally associated with Air Defense Artillery. The crenellated configuration of the border indicates a strong defensive position. The blue center symbolizes the sky and the pheon alludes to the unit's striking capabilities; thus, the design elements embody the unit's mission. They also refer to the unit's location, Kaiserslautern, Germany, which derives its name from a local stream (the blue area) and a castle built on the site in the 12th Century (the crenellated border).


108th Artillery Group (Field Artillery)
"Deeds Above Words"
28 October 1967 - 23 November 1971
The following artillery battalions served at one time
or another under 108th Artillery Group control:

8th Battalion, 4th Artillery 1st Battalion, 44th Artillery
6th Battalion, 33rd Artillery 1st Battalion, 83rd Artillery
1st Battalion, 39th Artillery 2nd Battalion, 94th Artillery
1st Battalion, 40th Artillery  

Attached to the 108th Group: Battery F, 26th Artillery

 

Direct fire being shot from LZ Vander Grift

B Battery, 8/4th Artillery
Direct fire from LZ Vander Grift
November 1970 - Photo: Ed Oleyn



175mm at Camp Carroll

   


"Green Weenie"

"Green Weenie"
FSB  J.J. CARROLL - 1970
Photo: Bob Webster
A Btry, 8/4th Artillery



INDEX OF PAGES
FIRST FIELD FORCE VIETNAM ARTILLERY
SECOND FIELD FORCE VIETNAM ARTILLERY
XXIV Corps Artillery
23rd Artillery Group
41st Artillery Group
52nd Artillery Group
54th Artillery Group
97th Artillery Group
108th Artillery Group
Complete list of Vietnam Artillery Units

   

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