A/40 FA (MLRS)

 

Battery A, 40th Field Artillery (MLRS)
"All for One"
"Deep Strike"
(Francois Kaserne, Hanau, Germany)

Position

Name & Rank

 Remarks

Battery Commander Tokar, Leonard G. Jr. CPT  
CDR's HMMWV Driver Patschke, Robert SPC  
Battery Executive Officer Straiton, Robert 1LT  
XO's HMMWV Driver    
Battery First Sergeant Dotson, George 1SG Former B/2-3 FA 1SG
1SG's HMMWV Driver    
Position/Rank Unknown Huxta, Michael C.  
HQ Platoon Sergeant Baker, Paul SSG  
HQ PSG Driver Berry, Mark PFC  
Fire Direction Chief    
FDC Computer Operator    
FDC Computer Operator    
Fire Direction Specialist    
Fire Direction Specialist    
Fire Direction Specialist    
Fire Direction Specialist    
NBC NCO Carey, Rich SGT Gunner for Duane Eaton. Drove LT Holder as Recon Sgt. Section Chief for SFC Runckel. NBC staging for D/S and became Supply Sgt and NBC
1st Platoon Leader    
1st Platoon Sergeant Johnson, Darryl SFC  
Section Chief    
Gunner    
Driver    
Section Chief    
Gunner    
Driver    
Section Chief    
Gunner    
Driver    
     
2d Platoon Leader Holder, Robert 2LT  
2d Platoon Sergeant    
2d Platoon Fire Direction Chief MacBeth, George SGT  
Section Chief Eaton, Duane SSG  
Gunner    
Driver    
Section Chief Yahraes, James SSG West Chester, PA
Gunner Salas, Edward SGT Brookfield, WI
Driver Orapalo, Ed "Paco"  
Section Chief Whitfield, David SSG  
Gunner    
Driver    
     
3d Platoon Leader Freier, Nathan 1LT  
3d Platoon Sergeant Runkel, Curtis SFC  
Section Chief (A13) Ford SSG  
Gunner (A13) Cutone, James SGT  
Driver (A13) Mertens, Martin S. SPC Springfield, MO
Section Chief (A23) Watson, Ronnie L. SSG  
Gunner (A23) Valley SGT  
Driver (A23) Taylor SPC  
Section Chief (A33) Edwards, Andy SSG  
Gunner (A33) McGrew, SGT  
Driver (A33) Keenan, Matthew SPC   
     
     
     
Ammo Platoon Leader Santos, Patrick 1LT  
Ammo Platoon Sergeant Bell, Willie D. SFC  
HEMMT Driver (A62) Hansen, Niels SPC Springfield, IL
HEMMT Assistant Driver (A62) Leyba, Mike Albuquerque, NM
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
HEMMT Driver    
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HEMMT Driver    
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HEMMT Driver    
HEMMT Assistant Driver    
     
Position unknown Hawn, SGT  
Position unknown Rivera, SGT  
Position unknown Watkins, SGT  
Position/rank unknown Porter, "P Luva" Ammo?
Position/rank unknown Brodersen "Bull"  
Position/rank unknown Giles  
Position/rank unknown Alan  
Position/rank unknown Camara "Dan"  
Position/rank unknown Coleman  
Position/rank unknown Higgins  
Position/rank unknown Jackson, Peter  
Driver – Section Unknown Hinojosa, Juan SPC Hebronville, TX
Position/rank unknown Morris, Bill  
Recon Jon Meiggs  
Position/rank unknown Wayne Woodard  
Position/rank unknown James N. Graves, III  
Position/rank unknown Jerry Rasberry  
Mechanic Cox, Jon  
Position/rank unknown Reginald Bruce  
Position/rank unknown Torres, Sam  
Position/rank unknown Keenan, Matthew Now a 1SG at Fort Sill
     
     
     
     
     

 

 

  The points-of-contact for the "1st Brigade in Desert Storm" section of the Association of 3AD Veterans website are Daryl W.Gordon and Mike Williard .  Daryl is a Cold War Era veteran 2d Battalion, 6th Artillery and a past secretary of the Association. Mike  is a Desert Storm and Cold War Veteran 2d Battalion, 3d Field Artillery and a past secretary of the Association.  Please address content comments, additions, and corrections to them.