08 Aug '17, 4am

Maintaining Fight Tonight Readiness

Maintaining Fight Tonight Readiness

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea - Fight Tonight readiness is the number one priority on the Korean Peninsula, and it must be maintained at all times. Battery A, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, garrisoned out of Okinawa, Japan, got firsthand experience with that imperative as they provided ballistic missile defense in support of 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade in the Korean theater of operation from March to May. "Defense of Kunsan Air Base is the primary mission for our unit," said Capt. David Endter, commander, Battery A, 2-1 ADA. "Alpha 1-1 effortlessly integrated into the mission set, and operated at a high level throughout their deployment." Battery A, 1-1 ADA arrived in Korea in March with their equipment in tow, and contributed to 35th ADA's Patriot modernization effort by maintaining the Fight Tonight mission for A/2-1 ADA. The modernization allows ...

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