7 Feb 1955 Donald R Perkins Las Cruces Sun News
l y , to) for un- ''^ |J l a , i. Perkins Takes Over Command Of A Battery * Lt. Donald R. Perkins has sumcil command of the local tlonal fiuard firing battery, it announced today by Lt. Col. Raymond Howell, commander nf 7 7 I O - A A A Qlin Baltiilion. Perkins succeeds LI. Alton L. Bailey of Anthony as commander f A ' b a t t e r y . Other officer? of Battery A, Â·bich meets Wednesday, night* that | to from that for Army proposed I ho local armory, are Lt, Walker, Lt. Htewart F-. Floyd, Kenneth G. Alheraon and Officer Jerry Annya. The battery first sergciint is M.'Rgl. Dnvlil Hen-era. The new commanding officer previously served as executive officer, and accompanied the unit into active federal service during the Korean war. Perkins hail .i-iwii in World War II. Openings exist in the unit fur Â·etei'illls and non-velcraliH. Pi 1 '- kins said.