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                                    14TH Field Artillery
Constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army as the 14th Field Artillery
Organized 1 June 1917 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Inactivated 1 September 1921 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Assigned 15 December 1922 to the 6th Division (1st Battalion concurrently activated at Fort Sheridan, Illinois
Relieved 7 September 1927 from assignment to the 6th Division and assigned to the 7th Division (1st Battalion concurrently consolidated with the 2d Battalion, 3d Field Artillery, and consolidated unit designated as the 2d Battalion, 3d Field Artillery-hereafter separate lineage; new 1st Battalion concurrently constituted)
(1st Battalion activated 1 December 1934 at Fort Riley, Kansas;inactivated 1 July 1936 at Fort Riley, Kansas)
Relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 7th Division
Assigned 15 July 1940 to the 2d Armored Division and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia
Reorganized and redesignated 8 January 1942 as the 14th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
Relieved 1 April 1957 from assignment to the 2d Armored Division; concurrently reorganized and redesignated as the 14th Artillery, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System
Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 14th Field Artillery
Withdrawn 16 May 1988 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System with Headquarters at Fort Stewart, Georgia
                              CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT
                                     World War II
                                      Sicily (with arrowhead)
                                      Northern France
                                      Central Europe
                                       Counteroffensive, phase II
                                       Counteroffensive, phase III
                                       Tet Counteroffensive
                                       Counteroffensive, phase IV
                                       Counteroffensive, phase V
                                       Counteroffensive, phase VI
                                       Tet 69/Counteroffensive
                                       Summer-Fall 1969
                                       Winter-Spring 1970
                                       Sanctuary Counteroffensive
                                       Counteroffensive, phase VII
                                       Consolidation I
Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1967
Belgian Fourragere 1940
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in BELGIUM
NOTE: The 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery is currently on active duty at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

In the 1980s the Army transformed from the Combat Arms Regimental System to the Army Regimental System, thereby insuring that every battalion in the Army is connected to a regiment.
The Army decided that special appointees of  Army retired personnel was a must to serve as Honorary Colonel and Honorary Sergeant Major of the regiments. The primary mission of the special appointees is to perpetuate the history and traditions of the regiment, thereby enhancing unit morale and esprit. The Honorary Colonel and Sergeant Major of the  14th FA Regiment is COL (R) Roger L. Bernardi and CSM (R) D.R. (Bob) Hamilton. COL (R) Bernardi commanded the 6th Bn, 1978-80 and CSM(R) Hamilton was the 6th Bn CSM 1984-86.
The Army regulation also provides that the lowest number battalion on active duty shall also be the regimental headquarters for the regiment. In our case, the 1st Bn, 14th FA is the regimental headquarters and provides the link to the other five battalions that were at various times all sister battalions. The 1st battalion and the 6th battalion fought in the Vietnam war and during that time our sister battalions(2d through the 5th) were on active duty in various parts of the world defending freedom.
Regardless of which battalion one served in, you were part of the 14th Field Artillery Regiment. This association goals are the same; to preserve the history of the Regiment and to reunite all that served under the Regimental flag.

Camp McCoy
14th Artillery from Fort Sheridan

Photo found in Camp McCoy Archives: "Members of the 14th Artillery, Fort Sheridan, Illinois practice with their weapons located on South Post in the late 1920s."