Article Courtesy of Desmond N. Bonnington
2nd Anniversary of 40th Artillery Group (Redstone)
McCully Barracks, Wackernheim, Germany
The article describes the 2nd anniversary of the 40th Artillery Group redesignation as a Redstone Missile Group.
SP4 Desmond N. (Ted) Bonnington, 580th Engineer Company was selected 40th Artillery Group 1959 "Soldier of the Year".
(note that the article has Ted's middle initial incorrectly printed as "M.")
580th Engineer Company was selected 40th Artillery Group "Unit of the Year" for 1959 .
40th Artillery Group was originally constituted in August 1918 during World War I.