Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion

Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (HMTHM)

Location: Fort Riley, KS 66442 Geary County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 3.805', W 96° 46.945'

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Dedicated to the Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion whose members fought with valor and distinction in the Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe campaigns of World War II receiving a Presidential Unit Citation for sustained artillery fire, repulsing an entire German Division for six days during the Battle of the Bulge. Its soldiers and officers upheld the tradition of the Third Field Artillery, organized in 1794, with a total of 37 battle honors to its credit. Inscribed by the combat veterans and wives of veterans of the Third Armored Battalion in memory of MG George Ruhlen, their commander during World War II.

September 2005
Year Placed2005
Placed ByCombat Veterans and wives of veterans of the Third Armored Battalion
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 691862 N 4326154
Decimal Degrees39.06341667, -96.78241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.805', W 96° 46.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 48.30" N, 96° 46' 56.70" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 Sheridan Ave, Fort Riley KS 66442, US
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