THE UNITED STATESCOAST ARTILLERYASSOCIATIONOFFICERS
LT. GEN. LEROY LUTES
Founded in 1892Published from 1892 uncil 1922 as
THE JOURNAL OF THE UNITED STATES ARTILLERY
Published from 1922 until 1948 as (he
COAST ARTILLERY JOURNAL
l'.IAJ.GEN. LYMAN L. LE~INITZER
VOL. LXXXXIIlJUL Y-AUGUST, 1950
Published bimonthly by the United States Coast Artillery Association. Editorial and executive offices. 631 PennsyJ\'8nia Avenue. :-l.W.•
Wa~ftington 4, D. C. Terms: $3.00 per year. Foreign subscriptions, $4.00 per )-ear. Single copies, 75e. Entered
at Washington. D. C.; additional entry at Richmond, Va., under the Ac~ of Yarch 3. 1879. Copyright. 1950. by tbe United StatesCoas~Artillery Association.
COL. CHARLES S. HAHRIS
ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THEEXECUTIVE COUNCIL
BRIGADIER GENERAL S. R. MICKELSENBRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN C. HENAGANCOLONEL CHARLES M. BOYERCOLONEL JOHN H. MADISONLIEUTENANT COLONEL PAT M. STEVENS, IIIMAJOR BERGEN B. HOVELLMAJOR EDWARD T. PEEPLES
The purpose of the /tHociation Jhall be to promote the efficiency of the CoaJt ArtilleryCorpJ by maintaining itJ JtandardJ and tradi-tionJ, by diHeminating profeHional knowl-edge, by impiring greater effort toward theimprovement of materiel and methodJ of training and by fOJtering mutual underJtand-ing, reJpect and cooperation among all arms,br;Jnches and compOllents of the Regular Army, National Guard, Organized Reserves,and Reserve OfficerJ' Training Corps.
The JOURNAL prlnta articles on subjec:ta of
professional and ceDeral interest
of all the components of the Cout ArtilleryCorp. In order to stimulate thoulrht and pro-voke discussion. Howe,,'er, opinions expressedand conclusions drawn in articles are in no
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return posta Ire.PUBLICATION DATE: Aultust 1. 1950
PaoeCOVER; AAA SP equipment landing from an LST in preparation for ",Exercise Portrex.Al\'TIAlRCRAFf DEFENSE FOR THE INFANTHY AND AR-MORED DIVISIONS.
By Major Edward
2MAJOR GENERAL JOHN
LE\VIS 6AR~IY ANTIAlRCHAFT COr-.IMAND.
By Liel/tenant Colonel
7AR~IY TO OPEN 62 SCHOOLS FOR RESERVE TRAINING 9HONOR HOLL 10A TEST OF LEADEHSHIP.
By Brigadier General Francis
ARMY ISSUES SEVENTH VOLU~IE IN HISTORY OF WORLDWAR I 13COURSES OF INSTRUGfION, AAA
Givl SCHOOL 14THE ECHO BOX.
By Lieutenant Colonel Leonard
Orlllan, CAC 15
THE CASE OF THE AW DIHEGfOR.
By Major Frank
Pryor, Jr., CAC
17WINNEHS OF THE GOAST ARTILLEHY ASSOCIATION ROTCiVlEDAL 22244th AAA GHOUP GRADUATES 18 OFFICER CANDIDATES 23KNOW YOUH FRIENDLY AIHCRAFT 24HEIGl-ITS OVER BOSTON.
By Jerome Kearflll
26ARMY HEORGANIZATION 27THREE-YEAR TRAINING PROGHAM FOH ORC 28THE COAST AHTILLERY CORPS 29SPECIAL AAA TEXTS REDESIGNATED 30ACTIVITIES OF THE 35th AAA BRIGADE 31THE 65th AM GROUP-CANAL ZONE AAA 33AAA ACTIVITIES AT FORT SHERIDAN 35THE FIGHT FOR OSCARSBURG.
By Lieutenant Colonel Virgil
36ARE YOU READY FOR ASSIGNMENT TO A GM GROUP?
By Brigadier General
38GUARDSMEN IMPROVISE INDOOR AAA TRACKING DEVICE.
By Major \Valter
Jakubowski and Captain
Mandell,CAG, Conn. N.G
39ABOUT OUH AUTHORS 40AR~IY EDUCATIONAL SYSTE;\1.
By Honorable Gordon Gray
41AH;\IY WAR COLLEGE TO BE RELOCATED AT CAHLISLEBARHACKS 42NEWS AND CO;\I~IENT '" 43COAST ARTILLEHY ORDERS 4=;
COLOXEL CHARLES S. HARRIS, EditorLIEUTENANT COLONEL RICHARD W. OWEN, Associate Editor:\1Sgt Fred P. Presnell, Business ManagerSgt Ralph N. Charleston. Cir. ~Igr.Sgt
Fred A. Baker, Bookkeeper