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2-3 Field Artillery - Gunners

2-3 Field Artillery - Gunners Official FB page of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment (2-3 FA). There are other pages...b Please share with all current members of the battalion.

Welcome to the official home page for 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1ABCT, 1AD. This is the official page for pictures and news of the Gunners and their families. There are a few other 2-3FA FB pages that are maintained by former members of the battalion. Thank you for stopping by and make sure to check back regularly for updates!

Operating as usual

Servant Leadership!! SMOKE Valles our Audie Murphy rep, SSG Padilla our Top Gun and one of four Expert Soldier Badge rec...
10/17/2022

Servant Leadership!! SMOKE Valles our Audie Murphy rep, SSG Padilla our Top Gun and one of four Expert Soldier Badge recipient. Assassin Battery 2-3 FA, send platoon

CSM Cendejas was recognized at formation with a certificate and coin from the ROKA DCO on behalf of the ROK Army Command...
10/14/2022

CSM Cendejas was recognized at formation with a certificate and coin from the ROKA DCO on behalf of the ROK Army Commanding General, General Jeon, DongJin for an exceptional job serving in Korea. As the representation of the Battalion he was recognized for all the accomplishments of those in the formation while here on rotation.

1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division
2nd Infantry Division

Gunners!
Ready First!
Katchi kachida!

Today SSG Duncan was recognized by the BDE CMD team of 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division for his outstanding job well do...
10/14/2022

Today SSG Duncan was recognized by the BDE CMD team of 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division for his outstanding job well done as the Battalion Master Driver passing an unannounced inspection from 2nd Infantry Division with an 100% pass rating.

He personally recognized his team of BTRY Master Drivers and fellow NCOs that contributed to this win!

Ready First!
Gunners!

SPC Barkema was recognized by the BN CSM and CDR for his integrity and initiative. Thank you for stepping up and doing w...
10/14/2022

SPC Barkema was recognized by the BN CSM and CDR for his integrity and initiative.

Thank you for stepping up and doing what’s right without supervision.

Last weekend the Gunner Battalion S1, 1LT Ashante Finnie, competed in the 2022 Foreigner’s Taekqwondo Exhibition Competi...
10/12/2022

Last weekend the Gunner Battalion S1, 1LT Ashante Finnie, competed in the 2022 Foreigner’s Taekqwondo Exhibition Competition and won two 1st place medals.

Exceptional demonstration of commitment and dedication! Always representing the Gunners exceptionally, Great job Gunner 1.

Speed and Accuracy! 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division

10/12/2022
This Morning the ROKA SGM for 2-3FA presented a Army cap to the BN CMD team with their Korean rank insignias as a going ...
10/12/2022

This Morning the ROKA SGM for 2-3FA presented a Army cap to the BN CMD team with their Korean rank insignias as a going away token!

Katchi Kachida 🤝
Speed and Accuracy!

Enjoy photos from the Hale and Farewell welcoming new leaders to the team and giving thanks to those who will leave the ...
10/09/2022

Enjoy photos from the Hale and Farewell welcoming new leaders to the team and giving thanks to those who will leave the Gunner Family before the New Year!

Gunner Family, Meet PFC Flores. PFC Flores was recognized  by the BN CMD team for her job well done as the primary mail ...
10/09/2022

Gunner Family,

Meet PFC Flores.

PFC Flores was recognized by the BN CMD team for her job well done as the primary mail clerk. While picking up mail was a team effort, PFC Flores was responsible for ensuring all mail was distributed to the Soldiers in timely manner during this rotation. She ensured the Battalion passed every monthly post inspection and had a successful closing!

Great job PFC Flores!

This past Friday we bid a farewell to CPT Micah Massari. Sir, you’ve led a highly motivated and dedicated team of assass...
10/09/2022

This past Friday we bid a farewell to CPT Micah Massari. Sir, you’ve led a highly motivated and dedicated team of assassins.

We wish you the best in your future endeavors!

We want to welcome CPT Kendall Gregg to the Assassin formation. We look forward to all of your future successes!

Great Job Gunners!
10/09/2022

Great Job Gunners!

CPT David Hernandez religuished command of Fox Battery to CPT James Bath. CPT Hernandez, you served the Gunners and the ...
10/09/2022

CPT David Hernandez religuished command of Fox Battery to CPT James Bath.

CPT Hernandez, you served the Gunners and the Providers well and we wish you well on your next assignment to Fort Knox!

CPT Bath, welcome to the team! Can’t wait to see what’s next for Iron Fox!

Congratulations to SFC Salvador D. Valles on your accomplishment and way to represent your Gunner Battalion and Ready Fi...
10/06/2022

Congratulations to SFC Salvador D. Valles on your accomplishment and way to represent your Gunner Battalion and Ready First Brigade!

Congratulations to SFC Salvador Valles on his achievement, he set out for a personal goal and today that goal was crushe...
10/06/2022

Congratulations to SFC Salvador Valles on his achievement, he set out for a personal goal and today that goal was crushed! GREAT JOB SMOKE!! Send Platoon and Assassin Battery 2-3 FA

Torch flight is home! Welcome back Gunners, ready to see more of you soon!
10/06/2022

Torch flight is home! Welcome back Gunners, ready to see more of you soon!

Gunner family the final count down is here! Below is information about how you will find out when your soldier is coming...
10/04/2022

Gunner family the final count down is here!

Below is information about how you will find out when your soldier is coming home and where to pick them up!

1. Attached is the welcome home ceremony map and directions.

2. Please note the order of communication:
The BN CFRR forward and the BN CFRR Arsenal are working together to get rosters. The Arsenal CFRR(read D) at each of your BN's will be your #1 POC for all flight info. They are currently contacting family members listed and they will only release information to family members that the soldiers have listed on the rosters from forward and notifying them of flight info.

3. Thanks for all you are doing to help welcome home your Gunners!

Directions:

Come in through Sergeant Major Blvd Gate make your first left on Randolph St. at the T take a left on Railroad Avenue which will turn into Robinson Fort Bliss then the ADACG will be on the right. You may park on either side of the drive way in the two dirt lots and walk into the reception building.

10/01/2022

Happy Friday REDLEGS!!!

In other news:
If you're a PVT - SGT, MOS 13B, 13F, 13J or 13R, contact your Branch Manager and request a volunteer Airborne Packet to your station of choice - Alaska (11th ABN Division), Germany (173rd ABN) or Fort Bragg, NC (82nd ABN Division).

Contact your Branch Manager at [email protected] today!

Recently the Gunners completed a Battalion Run! Enjoy the pictures and videos in the Album “2-3FA Run”
09/30/2022

Recently the Gunners completed a Battalion Run!

Enjoy the pictures and videos in the Album “2-3FA Run”

The mother of SPC Brice and the CSM worked with The USO to have a Birthday cake made for SPC Brice, the CMD CSM driver. ...
09/30/2022

The mother of SPC Brice and the CSM worked with The USO to have a Birthday cake made for SPC Brice, the CMD CSM driver. Yesterday the battalion was able to surprise her at formation and sing Happy Birthday to her with her specialized cake!

Thank you Camp Casey USO and Ms. Brice for making this happen and Happy Birthday to SPC Brice. You represent the CMD team and the Battalion exceptionally well.

Yesterday the Battalion’s Physician’s Assistant was promoted to Captain! Well deserved and earned. Speed and Accuracy!
09/30/2022

Yesterday the Battalion’s Physician’s Assistant was promoted to Captain!

Well deserved and earned.

Speed and Accuracy!

Registration is underway until 28 October. Operation Ride Home is open to active-duty E-5 and below, both single service...
09/29/2022

Registration is underway until 28 October. Operation Ride Home is open to active-duty E-5 and below, both single service member, married couples and those with dependent children ages 0-18, who for financial reasons may not otherwise be able to travel home for the holidays. No other relatives or friends may participate.

a. Applicant: Either the service member (E-5 and below) or their spouse may be the primary applicant. Generally, the service member travels with their family. Instances may arise where the service member may not be able to travel with the family; however, the spouse and/or children are approved to travel without the service member.
b. Command Approval Form: The service member must be approved by their parent Command, using the Command Approval Form, which is required to complete the application. The local military chain of command is the preferred method to approve ORH applicants. Branch Executive Directors should establish the approval process with respective installation commands.

ORH funds may be used to cover ticket costs up to and including $500 per ticket purchased for the 2022 holiday season. All other fees, including baggage and transportation to/from the airport, are the service members’ responsibility. If airfare exceeds the $500 maximum limit, the applicant will pay the difference. If the airfare is less than the $500 limit, the service member does not receive the credit.
Service and family members DO NOT make their own reservations., we will take care of that.

Vehicle Travel: ORH funds will be provided for travelers by car at the rate of $125 per family member traveling for the 2022 holiday season. If vehicle travel exceeds the $125 limit per family member, the applicant will pay the difference. Funds should be provided in the form of gas cards or pre-paid credit cards for food or lodging. Under no circumstance will cash be provided.

Now taking applications for Operation Ride Home! Follow this link to register: https://form.jotform.com/222296096692163
Jack Daniel’s and Armed Services YMCA have partnered since 2011 to offer Operation Ride Home and have reconnected more than 10,000 service members, spouses and children and their loved ones during the holidays. Contact John O'Malley at [email protected] for details.

Thanks to all the families who came out and painted sign today. They are all going to look great on the walls! We are ge...
09/24/2022

Thanks to all the families who came out and painted sign today. They are all going to look great on the walls! We are getting closer to getting them home!

Volunteers and rear detachment have completed the sign painting party set up! We are excited to see our Gunner family me...
09/23/2022

Volunteers and rear detachment have completed the sign painting party set up! We are excited to see our Gunner family members tomorrow from 11am-2pm at 21135 Quartermaster.

Reminder to come and join us this Saturday! Mrs. Fox has bought some butcher paper and paint, but feel free to bring you...
09/22/2022
Tap to RSVP to 2-3 FA Welcome Home Sign Painting Party

Reminder to come and join us this Saturday! Mrs. Fox has bought some butcher paper and paint, but feel free to bring your own supplies(poster board, stickers, stencils, cut outs etc.)

Hope to see you there!

Assassin Battery 2-3 FA, Iron Fox Battery, 2-3 FA, 1/1 AD, Charlie Battery "Conquerors" 2-3 FA, B/2-3 FA Bulldogs, HHB, 2-3 FA

You're invited to 2-3 FA Welcome Home Sign Painting Party - Click here to RSVP

Today we want to recognize (right to left)  CPT Tavai, SSG Tarlton, SSG Miller, and SSG Padilla for receiving their Exp...
09/17/2022

Today we want to recognize (right to left) CPT Tavai, SSG Tarlton, SSG Miller, and SSG Padilla for receiving their Expert Soldier Badge!

Anything worth having is never easy! Congrats Gunners!

Speed and Accuracy!

Come join us tomorrow for reintegration training and spiritual luncheon. You don’t want to miss this!
09/14/2022

Come join us tomorrow for reintegration training and spiritual luncheon. You don’t want to miss this!

Can’t wait to see you there!

09/13/2022

A Message from the Command Team!

Please ask your questions in the comment section!

Shipping address for linens and welcoming products for barracks Soldiers

RANK LAST NAME, FIRST NAME
21100 Medic Ave /FWD 2-3FA
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
ATTN: 2-3FA BN

As our Brothers and Sisters in the Korean Army celebrate their Thanksgiving we want to say Happy Chuseok from the Gunner...
09/10/2022

As our Brothers and Sisters in the Korean Army celebrate their Thanksgiving we want to say Happy Chuseok from the Gunner Family!

More Gunners doing great things on rear detachment. Way to go team!
09/09/2022

More Gunners doing great things on rear detachment. Way to go team!

Gunner Family, In efforts to answer questions you may have regarding redeployment, the Battalion Commander and CSM are s...
09/09/2022

Gunner Family,

In efforts to answer questions you may have regarding redeployment, the Battalion Commander and CSM are setting aside time to answer them to the best of their ability!

Drop your questions below!

Don’t forget to come to this great event. Ashley will facilitate a conversation between all who attend to benefit you an...
09/08/2022

Don’t forget to come to this great event. Ashley will facilitate a conversation between all who attend to benefit you and to prepare your household when your soldier returns home. See you there.

Can’t wait to see you there!

09/01/2022

*UPDATE* Pfc. Messam has contacted authorities and we can confirm he is safe. Thank you to everyone who took the time to share our post to help us locate the Soldier.

U.S. Army Fort Bliss 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division 1st Armored Division Artillery 32d Army Air and Missile Defense Command

Bulldogs conducting CBRN training with the BN CBRN Officer
08/31/2022

Bulldogs conducting CBRN training with the BN CBRN Officer


Reminder! Don’t forget to come and share experiences and learn new things before your solider returns home.
08/31/2022

Reminder! Don’t forget to come and share experiences and learn new things before your solider returns home.

Can’t wait to see you there!

Don’t forget to join us and let us know if you plan to attend. You can bring your own signs and supplies and we will als...
08/30/2022
Tap to RSVP to 2-3 FA Welcome Home Sign Painting Party

Don’t forget to join us and let us know if you plan to attend.

You can bring your own signs and supplies and we will also have supplies and butcher paper.

Hope to see you soon!

You're invited to 2-3 FA Welcome Home Sign Painting Party - Click here to RSVP

This is great news! Need childcare so you can make it to your appointments at William Beaumont? Make sure you call early...
08/26/2022

This is great news! Need childcare so you can make it to your appointments at William Beaumont? Make sure you call early to book your slot, registration begins August 29!

Can’t wait to see you there!
08/22/2022

Can’t wait to see you there!

Gunners and families, come out this Friday for an Org Day.
08/16/2022

Gunners and families, come out this Friday for an Org Day.

August 10th, 2022 is a day for the History books for the Gunner Family. Proud to acknowledge the 2nd Battalion 3rd Field...
08/11/2022

August 10th, 2022 is a day for the History books for the Gunner Family. Proud to acknowledge the 2nd Battalion 3rd Field Artillery Regiment named their first female commander in 210 years of existence.

We look forward to seeing what CPT Parnagian brings to the fight!

Congratulations Ma’am

Speed and Accuracy!

Last chance to purchase your 2-3 FA throw. Limited quantities available.
08/09/2022

Last chance to purchase your 2-3 FA throw. Limited quantities available.

Have you seen the NEW 2-3 FA Blanket? Well now you can order one! All money being raised will go towards the next ALL RANKS Ball!

All orders places are pick up only, if you need to have some shipped we can do that but you will be charged separately after your purchase. Shipping may cost $18 depending on zip code.

Edit: blankets should arrive in 4 weeks and we will contact for local pickup or arrange for shipment and shipping payment at that time. Thanks in advance for your support!

To purchase click the link below

https://square.link/u/Do9idIFS?src=sheet

The Gunner team recognized Assassin Battery 2-3 FA for winning the Top FDC and Top Gun Competition after qualifying at T...
08/01/2022

The Gunner team recognized Assassin Battery 2-3 FA for winning the Top FDC and Top Gun Competition after qualifying at Table VI in early July! The Battalion CDR and CSM presented them all with Army Achievement Medals and a Gunners TOP GUN/FDC hat. The guidon streamers reading TOP GUN and TOP FDC were added to the Battery’s guidon. Lastly, the Top Gun’s section chief SSG Padilla was presented with a custom cover for his gun from the BN CMD team.

Great job Assassins!
Speed and Accuracy!

08/01/2022

Congratulations to SSG Sanchez! He was promoted yesterday afternoon, he has been a tremendous asset to Battle/1-36.

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Does anyone know where is Eric Merritts? He was my chief back at Giessen and one of the finest people on this planet. I want to reconnect with this man.
Who would have thought we would be shooting cruise missiles out of the sky?!?
This was delivered today. Some old school Gunners will appreciate this.
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