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1 93rd Signal Brigade DINING OUT 3 DECEMBER 1999 FORT GORDON, GEORGIA SIGNAL CORPS PRAYERALMIGHTY GOD WHO ART THE AUTHOROF LIBERTY AND CHAMPION OF THEOPPRESSED HEAR OUR PRAYERSWE THE MEN OF THE SIGNAL CORPSACKNOWLEDGE OUR DEPENDENCEUPON THEE IN THE PRESERVATION OFHUMAN FREEDOM.GO WITH US AS WE SEEK TO DEFENDTHE DEFENSELESS AND TO FREE THEENSLAVEDMAY WE EVER REMEMBER OUR NATION WHOSE MOTTO IS INGOD WE TRUST - EXPECTS THAT WE SHALL ACQUIT OURSELVESWITH HONOR THAT WE MAY NEVER BRING SHAME UPON OURFAITH OUR FAMILIES OUR FELLOW MANGRANT US WISDOM FROM THY MIND, COURAGE FROM THINEHEART STRENGTH FROM THINE ARM AND PROTECTION BYTHINE HANDIT IS FOR THEE THAT WE DO BATTLE AND TO THE BELONGSTHE VICOTRS CROWNFOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM AND THE POWER AND GLORYFOREVERAMEN3 DECEMBER 1999FORT GORDON, GEORGIA
2 Rules and Protocol of the Mess Each member of the mess should arrive no later than 1800 to have ample time to go through the receiving line and to socialize before dinner is served.When the signal is given, the members of the mess should enter the dinning room, stand behind their chairs and remain silent while the official party is entering and the dining-in is formally opened.Below are several DO’s and DON’TS in respect to military tradition and etiquette that should be followed.(1) DO.A. Arrive at the Network NCO Club early in time to assemble NLT 1800 hrs.B. Introduce yourself to the President and official guests.C. Circulate among the guests and members. There should be at least three members of the mess with the official guest at all times.D. Promptly take your place when the mess call is sounded.E. Check seating arraignments prior to entering the dinning room, but do not enter the dinning room unless you are part or the dinning-in committee.F. Refrain from continual shop talk.(2) DON’TA. Engage in loud or boisterous conversations.B. Carry cocktails or lighted cigarettes into the receiving line.C. Drain your glass during a toast. No “Bottoms up” unless specifically called for by the President.D. Commence a course before the President.E. Sit down at the table, or look at your programs prior to grace.F. Take seats until the President and guest of honor being seated. Refrain from leaning or touching the chair while waiting.PROGRAM OF EVENTSCOCKTAILS1845 CALL TO MESS1900 POST COLORS1905 INVOCATION1910 WELCOME ANDTOASTS / HONORS TO FALLENCOMRADES1920 GROG BOWL CEREMONY1940 DINNER & HOLIDAY CAROLSCAROLING COMPANY CDRSDIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH2100 INTERMISSION2115 RECALL TO MESS2120 ENTERTAINMENTSKITS (56th, 63rd, 67th & HHC, 93rd)2145 INTRODUCTION OFGUEST SPEAKER2200 GIFT TO GUEST SPEAKER2210 CLOSING OF THE MESS2215 BENEDICTION2220 RETIRE THE COLORS2230 INFORMAL SOCIAL
3 VICE PRESIDENT OF THE MESS (MR. VICE) KEITH A. SNOOKCOL, SIGNAL CORPSCOMMANDER93D SIGNAL BRIGADEGUEST SPEAKERPETER M. CUVIELLOMAJOR GENERAL, SIGNAL CORPSCOMMANDING GENERALUnited States Army Signal Center & Fort GordonHEAD TABLEMG PETER M. CUVIELLOCOL KEITH A. SNOOKLTC JANET A. ZIMMERMANLTC FREDERICK A. CROSSLTC EARL E. MILLERLTC JORGE MADERACSM JOHN HOLDENCSM ALBERT STEELECSM MIKE MOONEYCSM JAMES F. ALLENCSM ROBERT MILLERVICE PRESIDENT OF THE MESS (MR. VICE)2LT RAYMOND DELUCIOA COMPANY, 67TH SIGNAL BATTALIONPLATOON LEADERSERGEANT AT ARMSSFC KELLY L. STITZELB COMPANY, 63RD SIGNAL BATTALION
4 The History of the 93rd Signal Brigade The 93rd Signal Brigade was originally constituted on 3 November 1941 in the Regular Army as the 93rd Signal Battalion and was affiliated with the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company. The affiliation agreement terminated on 29 March 1942, and was renegotiated with the Indiana Bell Telephone Company. Subsequently, the unit was reactivated on 14 May 1942, at Camp Crowder, Missouri.As the U.S. involvement in World War II escalated, the battalion prepared for combat at the Tennessee Maneuver Area, the Desert Training Center at Camp Young, California, and the California-Arizona Maneuver Area. The battalion finally departed from New York aboard the Queen Elizabeth and arrived in England on 26 April Soon after, the battalion was transported to France where it supported forces after the Normandy breakout. The battalion then moved to Luxembourg for the duration of the Ardennes campaign and finally moved to Germany on 9 March 1945, where it remained for the duration of the war.During the war, the battalion received credit for four campaigns to include Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe.Upon completion of World War II, the 93rd departed Europe aboard the Texarcana Victory and arrived in Hampton Roads, Virginia on 22 December Soon after, the battalion was inactivated at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia, on 3 January 1946.The battalion was reactivated at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, on 24 February 1955 and assigned to the Sixth Army. The battalion was later reassigned to the 1st Signal Group at Fort Huachuca.On 18 October 1961, the 93rd Signal Battalion departed Charleston, South Carolina, en route to Germany, where it remained until it was again inactivated on 21 September 1972.The battalion was again reorganized and activated on 16 March 1981, and redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 93rd Signal Brigade in Ludwisburg, Germany. The brigade supported VII Corps with its subordinate battalions which included the 26th Signal Battalion (Corps Area) at Heilbronn, Germany, the 34th Signal Battalion (Corps Radio), and the 51st Signal Battalion (Command Operations), both located in Ludwisburg, Germany.Major General Cuviello assumed command of the United States Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon and simultaneously became the “Chief of Signal” on 11 May 1998.Major General Cuviello’s awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (one Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (second award), Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnamese Signal Badge, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation Badge, Army Superior Unit Award, and Joint Meritorious Unit Award.
5 MAJOR GENERAL, SIGNAL CORPS U.S. Army Signal Center & Fort Gordon PETER M. CUVIELLOMAJOR GENERAL, SIGNAL CORPSU.S. Army Signal Center & Fort GordonMajor General Peter M. Cuviello was born in Buffalo, New York. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Canisius College and his Masters in Business Administration (Operations Research and Systems Analysis) from the Florida Institute of Technology. His military education includes the Signal Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Radio Systems Officer Course, Armed Forces Staff College, Army War College, and Army Research Associate Fellowship Program.Major General Cuviello was commissioned through the U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program on 31 May 1969 and entered active duty at Fort Hood, Texas. His initial assignment was a platoon leader in C Company, 141st Signal Battalion, 1st Armored Division. He was next assigned to the 523rd Signal Battalion, 23rd Infantry Division, in the Republic of Vietnam, as a platoon leader and then as the Division Radio Officer.Between 1971 and 1984, Major General Cuviello served as a staff officer at Headquarters, U.S. Army Strategic Communications Command, Fort Huachuca, Arizona and at the U.S. Army Signal Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Commander D Company, 67th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Communications Officer for the 1st Signal Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and Assistant Division Signal Officer for the 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Operations Research Systems Analyst for the Army Concepts and Analysis Agency, Bethesda, Maryland; Communications Duty Officer, J6, for the U.S. European Command, Vaihingen, Germany; and Executive Officer of the 52nd Signal Battalion, Vaihingen, Germany, he commanded the 57th Signal Battalion, 3rd Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas from July 1984 to July 1986.Major General Cuviello was the Senior C4 Information Management Area Program Analyst in the Program Analysis and Evaluation Directorate, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, then the Deputy Director of Information Systems for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington D.C., from 1987 to Brigadier General Cuviello commanded the 3rd Signal Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas from July 1992 to July Prior to assuming the duties of Director, Program and Architecture, ODISC4, on 16 June 1997, he was the Director, Command, Control, Communications, Computer and Intelligence Systems (J6), U. S. Southern Command, Panama.In 1990, the brigade deployed to Saudi Arabia with VIICorps in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Stormwhere it earned three more battle streamers: Defense ofSaudi Arabia, Liberation and Defense of Kuwait, andCease Fire. The three battalions were later inactivated inGermany, and the 93rd Signal Brigade colors werereturned to Fort Gordon, Georgia, for the Brigade’sofficial inactivation on 5 December 1991.93rd Signal Brigade Campaign Participation CreditWorld War IICentral EuropeNorthern FranceDefense of Saudi ArabiaRhinelandDefense and Liberation of KuwaitArdennes-AlsaceCease Fire