357th Air & Missile Defense Detachment

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357th Air & Missile Defense Detachment
357th Air & Missile Defense Detachment SSI.svg
Shoulder sleeve insignia
Active 2008 – 11
Country United States
Branch United States Army
Type Air defense
Size Brigade
Part of United States Army Europe
Garrison/HQ Kaiserslautern, Germany
Motto(s) Missile Away, Target Destroyed
Engagements World War II
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia 357th Air & Missile Defense Detachment DUI.jpg

Activated on 15 April 2008, 357th Air & Missile Defense Detachment was a brigade level air defense unit of the United States Army. Based in Kaiserslautern, Germany. It was a subordinate unit of United States Army Europe.

Subordinate units[edit]

Lineage[edit]

Constituted 17 June 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 357th Coast Artillery Transport Detachment

Activated 5 July 1944 in Australia

Inactivated 1 April 1946 in Japan

Redesignated 19 November 1948 as the 357th Antiaircraft Artillery Operations Detachment and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 14 December 1948 at East Orange, New Jersey

Inactivated 30 June 1950 at East Orange, New Jersey

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Withdrawn 1 February 1955 from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army; concurrently redesignated as the 357th Antiaircraft Artillery Detachment

Activated 18 March 1955 in Germany

Inactivated 24 June 1957 in Germany

Redesignated 29 November 1961 as the 357th U.S. Army Artillery Detachment

Activated 20 December 1961 at Fort Bliss, Texas

Inactivated 15 September 1966 in Germany

Redesignated 1 October 2007 as the 357th Air Defense Artillery Detachment

Activated 16 April 2008 in Germany

Inactivated 17 October 2011 in Kaiserslautern, Germany

Campaign participation credit[edit]

World War II
  • New Guinea
  • Luzon

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Center of Military History document "357th AMD-D Lineage".

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