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28th Field Artillery
(We Support the Line)

Lineage and Honors

Constituted 5 July 1918 in the National Army as the 28th Field Artillery and assigned to the 10th Division. Organized 10 August 1918 at Camp Funston, Kansas. Demobilized 7 February 1919 at Camp Funston, Kansas. Reconstituted 24 March 1923 in the Regular Army as the 28th Field Artillery. Assigned 1 January 1930 to the 8th Division (later redesignated as the 8th Infantry Division). Activated 1 July 1940 at Camp Jackson, South Carolina.

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1940 as the 28th Field Artillery Battalion. Inactivated 25 October 1945 at Camp Leonard Wood, Missouri. Activated 17 August 1950 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Relieved 1 August 1957 from assignment to the 8th Infantry Division; concurrently, reorganized and redesignated as the 28th Artillery, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System. Redesignated 1 September 1971 as the 28th Field Artillery.


World War II
Northern France
Central Europe


French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II,
Streamber embroidered NORMANDY

Luxembourg Croix de Guerre,
Streamer embroidered LUXEMBOURG

Note: Although I have been in contact with former members of the 28th FA,
no "formal" association, or web site currently exists, that I am aware of!

Known Deceased

PVT Bruce McCluskey A member of the 28th Field Artillery Battalion, WW1 era, entered the service on June 28, 1918. During his assignment, he contracted Influenza, and died of pneumonia on January 24, 1919, at Camp Funston, Kansas. He was from Burt County, Nebraska.

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