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2nd Squadron - 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment
"Peacemaker"

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.

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 330th Transportation Battalion at Kingsport (organized and Federally recognized 11 April 1938 at Kingsport as Battery F, 115th Field Artillery; redesignated 1 February 1940 as Battery F, 191st Field Artillery; inducted into Federal service 24 February 1941 at Kingsport; redesignated 8 February 1943 as Battery C, 959th Field Artillery Battalion; inactivated 5 March 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey; redesignated 31 July 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company 2d Battalion, 278th Infantry; reorganized and Federally recognized 15 April 1947 at Kingsport; ordered into active Federal service 1 September 1950 at Kingsport; released from active Federal service and reverted to State control, 8 September 1954; redesignated 27 October 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 330th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion; redesignated 1 March 1959 as Company B, 1st Armored Rifle Battalion, 117th Infantry; redesignated 1 April 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 109th Armor; redesignated 1 February 1968 as Company A, 1st Battalion, 117th Infantry; redesignated 1 November 1973 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 330th Transportation Battalion), redesignated 1 May 1977 as Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2d Squadron

1130th Transportation Company at Morristown (constituted 31 July 1946 in the Tennessee National Guard as Company K, 278th Infantry; organized and Federally recognized 1 March 1948 at Morristown; ordered into active Federal service 1 September 1950 at Morristown; released from active Federal service and reverted to State control 8 September 1954; redesignated 27 October 1954 as Company B, 190th Armored Infantry Battalion; redesignated 1 March 1959 as Company B, 5th Medium Tank Battalion, 109th Armor; redesignated 1 April 1963 as Company B, 1st Battalion, 109th Armor; redesignated 1 February 1968 as Company B, 5th Battalion, 109th Armor; redesignated 1 November 1973 as 1130th Transportation Company), redesignated 1 May 1977 as Troop E, 2d Squadron

1174th Transportation Company at Bristol (organized and Federally recognized 13 June 1933 at Bristol as Company C, 117th Infantry; redesignated 1 May 1938 as Howitzer Company, 117th Infantry; redesignated 26 September 1939 as Company D, 117th Infantry; inducted into Federal service 16 September 1940 at Bristol; inactivated 24 November 1945 at Fort Jackson; redesignated 31 July 1946 as Company G, 278th Infantry; reorganized and Federally recognized 25 April 1947 at Bristol; ordered into active Federal service 1 September 1950 at Bristol; released from active Federal service and reverted to State control, 8 September 1954; redesignated 27 October 1954 as Battery C, 330th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion; redesignated 1 March 1959 as Company C, 1st Armored Rifle Battalion, 117th Infantry; redesignated 1 April 1963 as Company C, 1st Battalion, 117th Infantry; redesignated 1 November 1973 as 1174th Transportation Company), redesignated 1 May 1977 as Troop F, 2d Squadron

Detachment 1, 376th Signal Company at Greeneville (organized and Federally recognized 1 November 1975 at Greeneville as Detachment 1, 376th Signal Company), redesignated 1 May 1977 as Troop G, 2d Squadron

130th Military Police Company at Clinton (organized and Federally recognized 23 February 1927 at Clinton as Headquarters Battery and Combat Train, 2d Battalion, 178th Field Artillery; redesignated 1 April 1938 as Headquarters Battery and Combat Train, 2d Battalion, 115th Field Artillery; redesignated 1 February 1940 as Headquarters Battery 2d Battalion, 115th Field Artillery; redesignated 1 July 1940 as Headquarters Battery 2d Battalion, 191st Field Artillery; inducted into Federal service 24 February 1941 at Clinton; redesignated 8 February 1943 as Headquarters Battery, 959th Field Artillery Battalion; inactivated 5 March 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey; redesignated 31 July 1946 as Battery A, 191st Field Artillery Battalion; reorganized and Federally recognized 14 April 1947 at Clinton; ordered into active Federal service 1 September 1950 at Clinton; released from active Federal service and reverted to State control 8 October 1954; redesignated 27 October 1954 as Battery A, 191st Armored Field Artillery Battalion; redesignated 1 March 1959 as Battery A, 2d Howitzer Battalion, 115th Artillery; redesignated 1 April 1963 as Battery A, 2d Battalion, 115th Artillery; redesignated 1 February 1968 as Company A, 5th Battalion, 109th Armor; redesignated 1 November 1973 as 130th Military Police Company), redesignated 1 May 1977 as Company H, 2d Squadron

Detachment 1, Company C 2d Battalion, 117th Infantry at Knoxville (organized and Federally recognized 1 February 1972 at Knoxville as Support Company 5th Battalion, 109th Armor; redesignated 1 November 1973 as Detachment 1, Company C 2d Battalion, 117th Infantry), redesignated 1 May 1977 as Howitzer Battery, 2d Squadron



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