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18th Artillery Group Member

James R. Huff, Jr.

(Sam Huff)


►Basic training at Fort Chaffee, AR - 100th Infantry Division, Company E 398th Regt.


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I was inducted into the Army in Miami, Florida at the Induction Center on October 16, 1961.


The next day I traveled by train to the Fort Jackson, S.C. Reception Center.

I spent one week at Fort Jackson then was flown to Fort Chaffee, AR for B.C.T. (October 1961)


Then after a two week leave I transferred to Fort Sill, OK for A.I.T. Fire Direction Center training (January 1962).


From there I was shipped by a merchant marine ship to Germany (March 1962).


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Sam Huff C-Btry 3-18th Artillery at Ft Lewis

Left: Sgt. E-5 Charles J. Coffee - 
Right is Thomas (Tom) Siefert.   They were assigned to C-Btry at AN -KHE 1965 to October 30, 66.


Sam Huff - 18th Artillery - Fulda Germany 1962

Sam Huff 18th Artillery - Fulda Germany 1962




I became a proud member of B-Btry-2nd-Bn-75FA.  Hanau Germany, Fliegerhorst Kaserne.


In April of 1964 I was transferred to Darmstadt, Germany to become a proud member of C-Btry-3rd Bn-18FA.


US Army in Germany



Sam with M-110 Howitzer in Fulda Germany 75th Artillery 1963


In June of 1964 the 3rd 18th Began their trip to Fort Lewis, WA.

I arrived at Fort Lewis in August 1964 and was discharged in October 1964, and returned to Sarasota, FL.



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