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What does AFAR stand for?

AFAR stands for Airborne Field Artillery Regiment (US Army)


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Jason Alexander, commander of A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd BCT "I think that's indicative of the 82nd.
He was the First Sergeant of line MLRS and M119 batteries, an MLRS separate battery, the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery of the 1st Infantry Division Artillery in Germany and Headquarters and Service Battery of 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment (3-319 AFAR) in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
He commanded D Battery, 319th Field Artillery, in Vicenza, Italy, and B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment (2-319 AFAR) in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
In January 2008, 1st Battalion, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment received orders to deploy its three firing batteries to Afghanistan in support of combat operations in Regional Command East; however, Alpha Battery would leave their howitzers behind and deploy as a targeting and acquisition battery.
In Afghanistan, A and B Batteries (minus) of the 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment (1-319 AFAR), 82d Airborne Division, (and several batteries since) seamlessly transitioned into mortar platoons and fought with a new weapon system: the M120 mortar.