Tuesday, June 22, 2010

278th ACR, TNARNG, update from Iraq

By Donald Sensing

Here is the latest update from 2d Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regt. of the Tenn. Army National Guard, serving in Iraq. Sense of Events contributor Lt. Col. John Krenson is the squadron commander. And ACR Squadron has serious firepower. From the ACR's web site:

The three Cavalry Troops of each Squadron are each equipped with nine M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks, 13 M3A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and two 120mm Mortar carriers. The Howitzer Battery, is equipped with six of the 155mm M109 SP Howitzers. The Tank Company is equipped with 14 M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks. Rounding out this combat power are two more M3A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles for the Squadron Commander and his S-3.
Here are the update pages. Click to enlarge.