35ADA

35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade

Ready in Defense | Always

2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery

2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery was first constituted on the 11th January 1812 in the regular Army as a company in the 3rd Regiment of Artillery. It was organized in July 1812 at Fort Columbus, New York, as Captain Ichabod B. Crane's Company, 3rd Regiment of Artillery. It was reorganized and redesignated on 12 may 1814 at Captains Ichabod B. Crane's company Corps of Artillery. It was redesignated on 17 May 1815 as Captain Ichabod B. Crane's Company, Corps of Artillery, and Northern Division and again on 17 June 1816 as Company D, 2nd Battalion, Corps of Artillery, and Northern Division.

Mission

"Guardians"

2-1 ADA Battalion defends against nK surveillance, aerial attacks, and missile threats to DAL in order to protect critical CFC priorities and enable force and sortie generation capabilities.

Leaders

  • Lieutenant Colonel Drew McCollum Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Benny Lee
  • CSM Eliazar L. Ruelas Jr. Battalion Sergeant Major Command Sergeant Major Eliazar L. Ruelas Jr.

Contact Information

35TH ADA BRIGADE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE: 35adapao@gmail.com