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Monday 07/01/2002 10:16:58pm
Name: Craig W. Jordan
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Units/Dates +Comments: A 2/508 1984-85
Monday 07/01/2002 7:28:09pm
Name: ROBERT B. WATZ
Location: Westerly, RI
Units/Dates +Comments: Service dates: 9/47 thru 9/51 Jump school: 11th Abn Div Yamoto,Japan CO C 127 Abn Engr Bn 11th Abn Div Camp Shimmelpfennig Sendai Japan
CO A 127 Abn Engr 11th Abn Div FT Campbell, KY
ENGR CO 187 ARCT RAKKASANS Korea
Made both combat jumps with ENGR CO 2nd platoon 2nd Bn 187 ARCT 10/20/50 Sunchon, North Korea --- 3/23/51 Munsan-ni, South Korea. LT Paul Geier was platoon leader both jumps.
Returned to FT Campbell July '51 127 Abn Engr 11th Abn Div Honorably discharged 9/51 Sgt E5
Sunday 06/30/2002 11:03:59pm
Name: Clifford Williams
Units/Dates +Comments: Co A,2/504 P.I.R. Ft.Bragg,N.C. 1985-1988
Sunday 06/30/2002 5:09:24pm
Name: Bob Bonner
Location: Boston Ma
Units/Dates +Comments: 187 B/G B Co. 1st Platoon. Rcvd. Wings in Dec. 1957. Jumped Excercise Eagle Wing. Lt. middle Weight Boxing Champ 101st 1958. Looking to hear from any one that I sered with.What ever happend to Msgt. Roper?
Sunday 06/30/2002 4:58:34pm
Name: ALVAREZ, Gabriel
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Units/Dates +Comments: "B" Co, 1/504 PIR, 82 ABN (1965-68)Would love to hear from anyone who served with me, or relatives of men who were in this unit during these dates. My brother David also served in 1/8th Cav, 1st Cav Div (VN) AUG 65-66, then with the 307 MED Bn, 82 ABN 1966-68.
Sunday 06/30/2002 6:48:18am
Name: James E Cockell
Units/Dates +Comments: REME 1954 16th Independent Workshops Aldershot 1954-55. Attached 1st battallion Parachute Regt. 1955-56. Cyprus
Saturday 06/29/2002 1:05:04am
Name: Larry Lancaster
Location: Mount Shasta, California
Units/Dates +Comments: 1953-1956 11th Airborne 188th & 511th Germany 1956 - Broken leg Nov 1956 Letterman Army Hospital Nov 56 to Feb 57 Transferred to 101st - 327th 1957-1958 Assistant Operations Sgt. 327th ABG
Friday 06/28/2002 10:02:50pm
Name: Rodney Franklin Goodman -- No E-mail address given
Location: Rosepine, Louisiana
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd abn. 1956-58 -- Great site
Friday 06/28/2002 3:06:27pm
Name: Kristie Bauer
Units/Dates +Comments: SETAF INF BDE 1994-1997 == 37th Engr BN 1997-1998 == 1088th CBT Engr Bn 1998-2001
Thursday 06/27/2002 5:49:56pm
Name: Robert (BOB) L Reed
Location: Santa Ana,Ca. 92706
Units/Dates +Comments: Replacement headquarters section prior to move to Sapporo in 1946?
Thursday 06/27/2002 9:02:02am
Name: Oscar Hall
Location: kokomo, Indiana
Units/Dates +Comments: 11 th, 504 th, 101 st, 82 nd 1945 to 1966. phillipines, korea, Germany, Lebanon
Wednesday 06/26/2002 12:43:57am
Name: K. Bryan Evans
Location: Adairsville Ga.
Units/Dates +Comments: 1stBN 507th PIR. 1984-1987, 101st ABN, C Company 187th ABN
Wednesday 06/26/2002 8:35:24am
Name: Beatrix R Jackson Owens
Location: New Jersey
Units/Dates +Comments: Hi -Love this site.
My father was with 82nd Then he went to 173rd. The skysolider.
Wednesday 06/26/2002 4:52:27am
Name: Christof Hasse
Homepage URL: http://www.militaryparachuting.de
Units/Dates +Comments: civ. skydiver, member of EMPA (European Military Parachute Association) , collector of US military parachute / airborne equipment. Airborne all the way!
Wednesday 06/26/2002 2:26:50am
Name: FLEENOR JAMES
Location: naples, florida
Units/Dates +Comments: Leaving area 101 soon. it has been an honor serving the country and a blessing being a small part of of this legendary military unit 5 59-61 GOD BLESS AMERICA
Tuesday 06/25/2002 11:45:31pm
Name: Bailey Bruce Mccune 111
Location: 3501 e 42nd ave.#210 Anchorage Alaska
Units/Dates +Comments: 1983and 1984 Bco 3erd Bn. 325th airborne 82nd Airborne Div. Looking for my son Bailey Bruce Mccune 1V
Tuesday 06/25/2002 7:17:28pm
Name: Jack Picciolo
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking to locate Pfc Agapito (Pete) Rodriquez RA 16874627. Was at Bragg in '67. Co. B 2nd Plt 2/505th (ABN) Inf. Originally from Edgewood, TX but living in Chicago prior to enlisting.
Tuesday 06/25/2002 3:44:13pm
Name: Stan Lewis
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for any information on John F. Eddy who was killed in Korea in April 1951 was an Airborne Ranger.
Tuesday 06/25/2002 11:04:28am
Location: Guam USA
Units/Dates +Comments: A Company 2/505th PIR Vietnam from 68-69 1st plt. sgt. Name (then) SSG JUAN BLAZ:
Anyone who served with the same unit/company and remembers this great man, who I call "dad" please email me at the above address!
a proud "Distinguished Serv.Cross" daughter, Darlene
Sunday 06/23/2002 11:17:39pm
Name: dennis hughes
Units/Dates +Comments: 1st bde.101st.abn.2nd.502 bravo co. viet nam 66-69 grunt
Sunday 06/23/2002 7:43:54pm
Name: La Caze, Stephen C.
Location: Tullahoma, Tn
Units/Dates +Comments: Co. A 511 PIR, 1948-1950 -Japan & Ft. Campbell, KY. >> Co. B 511 AIR, Co. B 188 AIR, Hq Co.2nd Bn,503 AIR and Co G 503 AIR, Ft. Campbell - 1950-1952.
Sunday 06/23/2002 11:56:42am
Name: Arthur Clarence Howell
Location: St. Cloud, Florida
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Airborn 505 Parachute Regiment, stationed in England, France, Belgium, and Germany between 1943 and 1950. I would like to locate some of my old Para-buddy's.
Sunday 06/23/2002 3:46:34am
Name: HITT,RONALD E.
Homepage URL: http://tech176.tripod.com
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd AIRBORNE DIV. 505AIR FT. BAGG NC. READ ABOUT "THE HERD" IN GARY LINDERER'S BOOK "PHANTOM WORRIORS" EXCELENT BOOK, WELL WORTH READING.
TAKE CARE, RON HITT
Saturday 06/22/2002 6:21:13pm
Name: KENNETH B. GOOD
Location: SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA
Units/Dates +Comments: 307TH AIRBORNE MEDICAL BATTALION AMBULANCE 82ND DIVISION CO.
Saturday 06/22/2002 5:01:00pm
Name: Dominic M. Persicketti
Location: New Jersey
Units/Dates +Comments: Ft. Benning Jump School summer 1944 HQ CO 505 '44-'46 Holland, Bulge, France, Belgium, Berlin. Jeep driver and light machine gunner. Trying to replace lost certificates, medals, ribbons, insignia, classbooks. Would love to hear from anyone in my units.
Friday 06/21/2002 6:23:52pm
Name: TOM SIMPSON
Location: KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE
Units/Dates +Comments: 101 AIRBORNE DIVISION COMMAND AND CONTROL BATTALION AND C COMPANY 502 BATTLEGROUP -- JUMP SCHOOL JANUARY 1959 -- DISCHARGED FEBRUARY 1962 ALL @ FT CAMPBELL
Friday 06/21/2002 11:15:16am
Name: Virginia Miller
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for info and guys from Jump School Ft. Benning 1944 and in the 505th, esp HQ CO 1944-46
Thursday 06/20/2002 6:39:25pm
Name: ARMANDO BLANCO
Location: AUBURN AL
Units/Dates +Comments: 20TH SPECIAL FORCES GRP -- PARATROOPERS LEAD THE WAY!!!!!!!! ALL THE WAY!
Wednesday 06/19/2002 7:42:58pm
Name: HOYT T.WINKLES -- E-Mail: N/A
Units/Dates +Comments: 199 LT. INF.BDGE.- VIETNAM 67-68 -- 25 INF. DIV. VIETNAM 69-70 -- SF 5TH GP. VIETNAM 71-71
Wednesday 06/19/2002 4:47:27pm
Name: Pederson, Leo
Units/Dates +Comments: 82d MP Co 98-02, I'm in the land of legs and I want to go home to Bragg
Wednesday 06/19/2002 4:06:46pm
Name: Dave Graf
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Airborne Division 2nd 321st FA Ft. Bragg, North Carolina -- Stationed there between March-1975, May-1978
Tuesday 06/18/2002 10:25:39pm
Name: Thomas M. Hampton
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
Units/Dates +Comments: C/1st/501st , 2nd Plt Ldr. dec 68-feb69 wounded feb 8-69 near Hue retired 1971. Then attended medical school, Now I am a physician in Charlotte, NC. I would love to hear from any of the men from that unit. Best wishes to everyone. Tom
Tuesday 06/18/2002 2:52:50pm
Name: Robert Turner
Location: Jacksonville Beach, FL
Units/Dates +Comments: E company 2nd ABG 501st infantry Oct. 1955- Oct. 1958
Tuesday 06/18/2002 12:25:14am
Name: Bill Feasenmyer
Location: Glen Allen,VA
Units/Dates +Comments: I've been on here before, but had to let you know that the pictures thing is great.
As soon as I get back from the Campbell Rigger reunion I'll get some pix off. Havent spotted anyone I know yet though.
Tuesday 06/18/2002 8:50:24am
Name: John Spranza
Location: Dawsonville, Ga.
Units/Dates +Comments: D/187th,11th Air Assault Div.1965,C/1/12th Cav(abn)65-66,XVIII Abn. Corps, 1967. Reserves till 1970.
Good website, -- AIRBORNE ALL THE WAY.
Tuesday 06/18/2002 0:33:46am
Name: Jorge A. Abreu Exia
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Units/Dates +Comments: 1983-1984 A CO 1st 504 PIR 82nd ABN DIV 1985-1986 A Co SPWAR -- 1992-1993 HHC DISCOM 82nd ABN DIV
Monday 06/17/2002 8:48:18pm
Name: walter pete peterson
Homepage Title: memories of 187th abn 1952/1954
Units/Dates +Comments: looking for guys that were in 2nd. platoon Fox Co.187th abn.1952/1953 I have found most of the guys that were in 2nd.plt at this time we are going to have a reunion for 2nd plt in september looking for Duane E Armitage,James K Adams,Tony Micelli. == phone:912-496-4424
Monday 06/17/2002 6:32:11pm
Name: Noe A. Garcia
Location: San Juan Texas
Units/Dates +Comments: I went thru jump school at FT. Benning Ga. in July of 1963. It was tough to say the lease. I was determine to be AIRBORNE. -- My UNIT WAS AIRBORNE TROOP THIRD RECONN SQUADRON EIGTHCAVALRY EIGTH INFANTRY DIVISION-GERMANY-1966-63-Coleman Barracks ''AIRBORNE ALL THE WAY''
Monday 06/17/2002 6:30:54pm
Units/Dates +Comments: "A" Troop, 3/8th Cav Coleman Barracks, Mannheim, Germany Nov.1966-April,1968
Sunday 06/16/2002 11:56:40pm
Name: PFC Brad A. Dake
Location: vicenza, italy
Units/Dates +Comments: 173d Airborne Brigade (173d CSC) "Combat Engineer"
All the way
Sunday 06/16/2002 10:43:50pm
Name: ROBERT P. HOFFMANN
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th AB 187th F Co. March 1943 to Dec. 1946
Sunday 06/16/2002 9:07:59pm
Name: Donald Reardon
Units/Dates +Comments: 173d 1965-1966 medic
Sunday 06/16/2002 8:43:14pm
Name: Robert Schmaltz
Location: Lake Woth FL.
Units/Dates +Comments: D co. 188th Reg 11 Ab. 1951-MAr. "52 Spt. co 187 RCT "52 Dec. "53
Sunday 06/16/2002 4:30:33pm
Name: James C Sparrow
Location: Forest City, North Carolina
Units/Dates +Comments: Serve in 82nd from 1969 til 1971 in the HHC Co. 1st batallion of the 325th infantry as a medic. Any buddies out there? Please note the e-mail address change. Still remember those days with a lot of pride. Airborne All The Way!!
John Christopher Levy contact me buddy!! Been looking for you!
Sunday 06/16/2002 11:57:27am
Name: David Jacks
Units/Dates +Comments: looking for the 1st bn 508th reunion
Sunday 06/16/2002 10:48:49am
Name: Eddy Cich
Homepage Title: crazy eddy's airborne site
Units/Dates +Comments: great site !!! -- Airborne all the way !! Eddy
Thursday 06/13/2002 9:16:27pm
Name: SGT EJ Cahill
Units/Dates +Comments: You old paratroopers set the traditions and ways for this generation, We all appreciate, respect, and love you all, you are our brothers of the past. AIRBORNE!!!!!
Wednesday 06/12/2002 9:58:16pm
Name: James Rivers Adams
Units/Dates +Comments: C-504 Mainz 60-62
Wednesday 06/12/2002 9:26:00pm
Name: Mark Landreth
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for anyone who served in the 517th PIR with my Dad, Roy Landreth.
Wednesday 06/12/2002 4:47:21pm
Name: SFC Gordon Duke Dewey
Location: Northfield, VT
Units/Dates +Comments: Oct 54, assigned to 77th SFG; 58,10th SFG; 61, 1st503ABG,63 7th SFC Vietnam; 65 Co C 1/505 Don Rep; 66, HHC 3rd Bde Vietnam; 72 HQ FANK SF Special Projects Vietnam; 73 JCRC SF Special Projects Thailand; 74 HQ 10th SFG Retired;
The most gallant men I ever met, God Bless Paratroopers
Wednesday 06/12/2002 3:47:23pm
Name: JERRY D. PYBURN
Location: COMANCHE, TEXAS 76442
Units/Dates +Comments: 456 ABN FA BN, 82ND ABN 1953-56 S/SGT, JMP SCH INST 1955-56 AT FT. BRAGG REACTIVATED(JUMP QUALIFIED)101 ABN DIV IN 1955.INSTRUCTED SWINGLANDING TRAINER, I BELIEVE GEN. WESTMORLAND WAS FULL COL. IN 1955
Tuesday 06/11/2002 2:03:35pm
Name: Louis Puente
Units/Dates +Comments: Stationed smoke bomb hill 7/53-11/55. Was in 10th sfg, 26th Detachment then in 77th sfg after 10th went to Germany.Was then in FB4 unit. Last year was spent in Riggers of the 77th SFG until discharge. Also spent some time in mailroom of 26th detachment. Welcome any mail from those who remember me from that time. Regards, Puente
Sunday 06/09/2002 2:20:14pm
Name: Benjamin J Merighi
Units/Dates +Comments: RA21697912 Co K 511th,11thABN,E-5,commo chief,jump school oct 54 fort campbell, jumpmaster school Gabllingen Germany - address 2113 Quail St, Vineland, NJ 08361
Saturday 06/08/2002 7:19:53pm
Name: Barney Carroll
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th 5llth, 505th, 711th Abn 55-58, Campbell, Augsburg, Sheridan, Flak, Gabligan, Hohenfels, Cafe Annas, Blue Grotto,. Ingolstadt-Augustiner Keller. If you have been to any of these places stay in touch.
Saturday 06/08/2002 1:50:44pm
Name: ssg G. D. Mosteller
Units/Dates +Comments: hhc 82d airborne division 96- to present
Friday 06/07/2002 7:59:51pm
Name: Neal Paul
Units/Dates +Comments: A Co 1/505 Abn Inf 82nd 78-81 run the tower
Friday 06/07/2002 8:55:18am
Name: Jim Henrickson
Units/Dates +Comments: Served with Charlie and Echo Companies in the 2/503, 11/58 - 3/60. Served with Delta Company of the 1/503, 3/60 - 5/61. Alaska (Operation Caribou Creek) with Charlie of the 2/503 in January and February of '59. TDY West Point with Echo of the 2/503 May - August of '59. Panama (Rio Hato) with Delta of the 1/503 in April of '61.
Wednesday 06/05/2002 4:57:46pm
Name: Ottó Ešvarš
Units/Dates +Comments: Team leader air-ground-rescue-unit squadron: FBSR " flugbjorgunarsveitin i Reykjavik "
Tuesday 06/04/2002 7:27:47pm
Name: Robert P. Walsh
Units/Dates +Comments: Jump School June 71 C/2/502 Sep 71-Jan 72 F Co. Ranger, 425th Inf. MIARNG 73-75 Pathfinder Course 74
Tuesday 06/04/2002 11:30:43am
Name: Kenneth C. Johansen
Units/Dates +Comments: Father(1LT Donald C. Johansen) KIA 20 Oct 1963 in vietnam,Army(Ft Benning), former Marine and Navy. If you knew him please E-mail. I am a Disable Air Force Vet.
Monday 06/03/2002 10:11:53pm
Name: Edison T. Haddock
Units/Dates +Comments: C battery 89th AFB 1955-1958. stationed in Augsburg.
Monday 06/03/2002 9:12:53pm
Name: Ryan McCarthy -- No E-mail address given
Units/Dates +Comments: Paratrooper 13 Jul 01 Ft. Benning, GA
Monday 06/03/2002 5:27:49pm
Name: James O. Brooks
Units/Dates +Comments: Went to 327th Battle Group in 1956...went to jumpschool at Ft Benning in 57' and went to Little Rock, AK also in 57'...was assigned to Mortor Battery, 327th Battle Group. After Europer...went to XVIII Abn Corps HQ 59' until 65'...went to Vietnam after Bragg..retired in 1976.
Sunday 06/02/2002 9:05:39pm
Name: roger laurence
Units/Dates +Comments: 2/321 1972-1978
Sunday 06/02/2002 7:13:02pm
Name: Edward L Spence
Location: Ft. Bragg, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: 3rd BDE 2/505abn inf 1983-1986
Sunday 06/02/2002 5:52:29pm
Name: Bob Price / webmaster
Homepage Title: Darby Rangers
Location: Great State of Texas
Units/Dates +Comments: Great Site! Keep up the very good work. You have been linked to our site. BP
Sunday 06/02/2002 2:20:10pm
Name: Robert W. Garrison
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th Airborne Div- 511th Signal Batallion 55-57. Ft. Campbell Ky & Augsburg Germany Flack Kaserne, TDY w/ 188th Infantry.
Sunday 06/02/2002 8:03:54am
Name: Frank McCoin
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC.
Units/Dates +Comments: HMB 2/503RD ABN BG Bragg 6/59 to 6/60, The unit was Shipped to Okinawa, 6/60 Discharged 4/62 If there is anyone that served with that same unit, during that time please contact.
Sunday 06/02/2002 4:07:11am
Name: Mr W Pope
Units/Dates +Comments: serving member of The 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment. Enjoyed page, especially poems, many thanks
Saturday 06/01/2002 10:45:34pm
Name: George R. Herman
Location: From Royal Oak, live in Holly Michigan
Units/Dates +Comments: 1952-1955 Japan 22months 1953-1955 replacement for guys coming back from Korea. Got barracks ready. Fox Company 1st platoon 187th ARCT.
Saturday 06/01/2002 9:23:05am
Name: cich eddy
Homepage Title: crazy eddy's airborne site
Units/Dates +Comments: great site !!! go for it !!! remember airborne all the way !!! eddy
Friday 05/31/2002 9:56:39pm
Location: Reisterstown, MD
Units/Dates +Comments: New e-mail address. Graduated Jump School Friday the 13th of Sept. 1957. Served with the 82nd Sig. Bn. Co B 4th Platoon until disharged Jan 29, 1960. Would like to hear from any of the guys who served with me. My platoon was always assigned to supply communications for the 1st Abn Battle Group 504th Infantry.
Friday 05/31/2002 1:48:31pm
Name: paul bushaw
Location: helena mt
Units/Dates +Comments: ABU Co. 1st ABG, 327th Inf, 5/58-1/61. B Troop, 1st Recon Sqdn, 2nd Armd Cav.,Bindlach, Bayreuth,Ger.5/64-5/66. USATC Ft Bragg, 5/66-2/67. Jump school at Ft Campbell, MSG Slomanski was IN CHARGE. Gen Westmorland pinned my wings on at Yamoto DZ. WHAT A DAY!!!AIRBORNE
Friday 05/31/2002 8:35:19am
Name: Herb Blue
Location: New Bern,NC
Units/Dates +Comments: 1st Abn.Battle Group 187th Inf.Co.A Honor Guard Platoon 82nd Abn. Div. 1960-1963 - Would love to hear from Jim Nelson, Long Beach,CA. Mike Espinoza,AZ.or any other troopers from this era.
Thursday 05/30/2002 11:40:35pm
Name: Gary Crossman
Location: Deland Fl
Units/Dates +Comments: Served in the 11th Airborne 511th Signal Company in 1955 looking for a 511 Signal crest to add to my been their done that stuff. retired in 1972 from the 10th SF Fort Devens MA.
Thursday 05/30/2002 10:45:06pm
Name: Darryl Sumner
Location: South Carloina
Units/Dates +Comments: I did Jump School at Benning in OCT-83. Back then my company was SKYSTRIKE 43rd, seems things have changed since then though. I ETSed from C 3/505 82nd ABN in 87. I can relate to the cartoon about being low and also the heavy drop gotta pee cartoon. I had to laugh at those two.
Thursday 05/30/2002 9:59:27pm
Name: George Perry
Units/Dates +Comments: HHC 307th Engr. Bn. Mar.'79-Sep.'81
Thursday 05/30/2002 7:49:35am
Name: William D. Mitchell
Units/Dates +Comments: 101st from 10/85 to 2/89, 2ID 2/89 to 2/90, 101st from 2/90 to 8/91 Task Force 160th Airborne PLT from 8/91 tp 11/97
Wednesday 05/29/2002 11:26:54pm
Name: Frank Guerrero
Location: Austin, TX
Units/Dates +Comments: C Btry 3/319 Airborne Field Artillery Regiment. 82d Airborne Division. 1983-1988. MOS 13F (Forward Observer)
Tuesday 05/28/2002 10:08:36pm
Name: JOHN P MILLS
Homepage Title: http://www.paratrooper.net/GenGavin/default.asp
Units/Dates +Comments: D/Fco 782MSB 93-98/183rd CS Det. great site - AIRBORNE
Tuesday 05/28/2002 7:41:25pm
Name: Christina Hernandez
Units/Dates +Comments: your page looks great and those cool moving pics of the jumping paratroopers look wonderful in my powerpoint project. thanks again.
Tuesday 05/28/2002 6:49:26pm
Name: MSG. RONALD G. PATTERSON
Monday 05/27/2002 9:53:08pm
Name: Efraim Garcia
Location: Houston, TX
Units/Dates +Comments: 3d Brigade/82d Abn Div, - Vietnam, Nov 1968-Oct 1969
Monday 05/27/2002 9:06:12pm
Name: William Kelleher
Units/Dates +Comments: Just wanted to update my email address for your before and after section. Best regards, Bill
Monday 05/27/2002 8:19:59pm
Name: M J Macchiarelli
Location: Wayne NJ
Units/Dates +Comments: C.J. HI, Its been a long time. note new E-mail Address. formerly abn blochead @aol.com I'll be coming down your way June 29 contact me at my new address , OK Mike Airborne !!!!!
Monday 05/27/2002 7:13:51pm
Name: Glenn Rex Tyler E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Units/Dates +Comments: D/1st503rd, 6-69/2-71
Monday 05/27/2002 3:56:50pm
Name: KENNETH E. JOHNSON
Location: Marietta, Ga.
Units/Dates +Comments: Dco. 511th 11air div. Oct. 1 1950 thru Oct 1, 1953
Monday 05/27/2002 10:28:12am
Name: Paul C. Schaffter
Units/Dates +Comments: CO.F 503rd ARCT Fort Campbell, Ky.1953-1955 Jump school Fort Benning-Nov. '53 Exercise ski jump-Colorado 1954 operation ski jump 1955 Alaska
Monday 05/27/2002 7:27:32am
Name: Wayne E. Cleveland
Location: Hopewell, Virginia
Units/Dates +Comments: A Co. 2nd Battalion, 503 Infantry January through June, 1967 Wounded at Dak To, June 22, 1967 and evacuated from Vietnam
Monday 05/27/2002 1:28:44am
Units/Dates +Comments: Hunters from the sky...AIRBORNE if anyone has any good pictures please e-mail..i'll do the same
Sunday 05/26/2002 3:17:47pm
Name: ROY SWALLOW
Location: NEWARK, TEXAS
Units/Dates +Comments: CO.D 506 INF. JUMP SCHOOL OF DEC.1957 FT.CAMPBELL KY. 1957-1960.WOULD TO HEAR FROM ANYBODY FROM THIS TIME FRAME
Sunday 05/26/2002 12:59:42am
Location: Dorset U.K.
Units/Dates +Comments: VARIOUS ARMIES 1957-1981
Sunday 05/26/2002 8:57:35am
Name: RAYMOND WUJCIK
Units/Dates +Comments: 508 ARCT..320 AFA..319 AFA,,82 ABN DIV,,51-53
Sunday 05/26/2002 0:22:39am
Name: Louis C. Michie
Units/Dates +Comments: 1st Bn Abn 508th Infantry 82d Airborne Division January 1982 - July 1985.... Airborne...
Saturday 05/25/2002 2:45:21pm
Name: Pete Eglington
Location: Colchester, England
Units/Dates +Comments: 3 Para, Feb 87 - still in
Thursday 05/23/2002 11:47:12pm
Name: Jason Tanksley
Units/Dates +Comments: Currently serving with 121 Inf.(Airborne) LRS
Thursday 05/23/2002 3:09:21pm
Name: thomas p barr
Units/Dates +Comments: 101 basic 82nd jump school 11th Germany sept 54 thru aug 57
Thursday 05/23/2002 1:58:03pm
Name: Richard A. Hooks
Location: Salisbury, MD 2l80l
Units/Dates +Comments: PM Co. l955 to l957, Fort Campbell and gablingen Kerserne at Augsburg, Duetchland. Airborne First Rigger always. All the Way
Wednesday 05/22/2002 8:40:33pm
Name: Karl Samuel Carlysle
Units/Dates +Comments: My Father, Samuel Carlysle was an MP with the 82d Abn. Div. His ETS wasin 1959 if there is anyone who knew him please E-mail me. Dad was also stationed in Ft. Huachuca Az. the 82d made a mistake when he in-processed and named him "Karl Carlysle". once the mistake was corrected he still went by that name. Any help in learning more about my Dad's time at Bragg would be most appreciated
Wednesday 05/22/2002 7:59:50pm
Name: EDWARD COURDUFF
Location: Monticello, NY
Units/Dates +Comments: Traning at Ft Benning, GA Oct 13, 1950. Went to Ft. Bragg, 82nd Airborne, 307th Medical Company, 1950/52
Tuesday 05/21/2002 11:41:54pm
Name: MONROE W. KELLEY
Units/Dates +Comments: 319TH ARTY 82ND ABN. DIV. NOV. 1965 TO AUG.1966 VIET NAM AUG.66/AUG.67,CAMP CARROLL NORTH OF DONG HA WITH 175MM GUNS IN SUPPORT OF MARINES(leg outfit.) BIGGEST DISAPOINTMENT OF MY MILITARY STINT, NOT BEING IN THE 173D. FINISHED AT BRAGG WITH 18TH AIRBORNE CORP. 68.
Tuesday 05/21/2002 10:31:53pm
Name: Steve Kamper
Units/Dates +Comments: Svc Co. 1st SF GP 84-87 Airborne was the best thing I did when I join the military. Sure do miss jumping
Tuesday 05/21/2002 8:50:45pm
Name: ROBERT F. CAVALLUZZI
Location: PORT ORANGE, FL 32127
Units/Dates +Comments: B CO 1st BAT 1952&53 Korea & Kumamoto Like to get in touch with Woody Wilson from Boston & George Carutis from PA.
Monday 05/20/2002 8:33:15pm
Name: jim devine
Units/Dates +Comments: 1959 E co 506 101 st Abn Div jump school NCO school. 1960-62 D co.505 Robt E Lee Barracks Gonsenhiem Ger. 1st Ready Alert Co (E) 101st During Nixon trip.(Puerto Rico) D/05 for Berlin wall and a one year J.F.K. ext. Looking for John Sache John Falkenstein Ron Kubik.
Monday 05/20/2002 2:43:54pm
Name: John T. Kelly
Location: NY NY
Units/Dates +Comments: Co A 1/325 Inf 82 ABN 62/64, 19 SFGA NYANG 73/74, A Co. 1SF 11 SFGA USAR 74/85
Monday 05/20/2002 1:43:16pm
Name: MALCOLM B.ERNISSE
Location: 6097 COUNTY RD.37 SPRINGWATER, NY 14560
Units/Dates +Comments: "D"1STOF THE 502ND 59-63, 5TH SF GROUP VN 63-72
Monday 05/20/2002 12:46:41am
Name: Tom Gard
Units/Dates +Comments: Task Force 160TH Special Operations ABN, From 1990 to 1998
Monday 05/20/2002 9:46:23am
Name: EDWARD ALLEN GENTRY
Units/Dates +Comments: COMPANY C-504 82nd AIRBORNE INFANTRY LOOKING FOR OLD BUDDIES OR ANY INFORMATION ON MY OLD UNIT.
Monday 05/20/2002 2:15:06am
Name: Edward Howard
Units/Dates +Comments: 1-325 PIR 82d Abn Div 1978-1985; 1-507 (Jump School cadre) Instructor 1990-94, 1SG 2000
Sunday 05/19/2002 7:59:31pm
Name: Robert Timian
Location: 3245 Salem Cove Way, Conyers, GA, 30013-531
Units/Dates +Comments: 2Lt 1st Bn 505th Inf. Feb 64 to Dec 66.Dom Rep participant. Now a ret LTC.
Sunday 05/19/2002 0:49:33am
Name: Juan Vance
Location: high point,n.c. 27260
Units/Dates +Comments: served with the 307th med.bn. abn. during the gulf war
Saturday 05/18/2002 7:30:48am
Name: Gilbert Ridgeway
Location: 142 snyder rd, Lacona NY 13083
Units/Dates +Comments: Warner kaserne 1955 hq 2nd bat 503th when change over went to-A Co 2nd abn bat gp 502nd inf same warner kas to oct 57 looking for the guys,good times got 15 jumps got hurt on two winds and trees
Friday 05/17/2002 8:24:40am
Name: Willie Mack Courtney
Units/Dates +Comments: Served in all three Divisions in Parachute Maintiance Co,s, Looking for anyone who served in these unites from 1953 to 1 19 61, Harry, You and Mule don't have to contact Me I got your address
Friday 05/17/2002 0:52:45am
Name: MSG R. Michael
Location: Bothell, WA
Units/Dates +Comments: Feb 55, Graduate Jump School At Ft Benning, GA. Mar 55, Graduate Jumpmaster Crs May 55, Co H Inf Sch Det Jan 56, FB Team 3, 77th Special Forces Group (ABN) Sep 57, Det A, Berlin, 10th Special Forces Group (Abn) Sep 61, C&C Bn, 82nd Airborne Div Oct 63, left jump status
Thursday 05/16/2002 10:43:51pm
Name: Roberto Santiago
Location: Ft. Carson Colorado
Units/Dates +Comments: 10th SFG (A) Dec 01 - Present
Thursday 05/16/2002 10:43:34pm
Name: Jim Matthews
Units/Dates +Comments: 61/62--1/503rd 82nd. Class 568--Ranger school, 68/69----Tm 162 VN ABN 70/73----B.Co. 307th. Med 82nd.
Thursday 05/16/2002 8:36:10pm
Name: Leon F. Poitra
Location: St. John, North Dakota
Units/Dates +Comments: Joined the Army on September 17, 1942, Discharged May 16, 1946 Paratrooper
Thursday 05/16/2002 4:08:55pm
Name: SFC Eugene A. Bert, USA Ret.
Units/Dates +Comments: 503rd, 462nd Airborne Field Artillery Battalion, Battery A.
Thursday 05/16/2002 8:09:46am
Name: Donald Jackson
Location: Fort Washington, Maryland
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd ABN Div, 1978-1980, 1982-1985, 1996-1998 (Retired), 1st SFG(A) 1985-1996
Thursday 05/16/2002 5:17:50am
Name: SGT JOHN M. BUFORD
Location: Camp Humphrey Korea
Units/Dates +Comments: Was a part of the 1/509 Inf ABN from November 1996 until January 1999.(My life as a cherry). Served with the 3/504th Pir in Kosovo, and was a part of the Blue devils until July 2001. I'll be a devil at heart forever. Heres to Scalise, Babin, Hanzel, Eldred, schneider, just to name a few. My brothers forever. This is the only life for me. Airborne
Wednesday 05/15/2002 9:09:12pm
Name: Paul Kalnins
Location: Bothell, WA
Units/Dates +Comments: HQ&CoA 782d Abn Main Bn,SptGp, 82Abn Div Co A, 504 ABG, 8th ID Hq&Hq Co, 504 ABG, 8th ID
Wednesday 05/15/2002 4:25:42pm
Name: Ray Templin
Location: Long Island, NY.
Units/Dates +Comments: 7 May 1954: Jump school at Fort Bragg, NC. using T10 chutes and C-119 planes. Got my picture on the front page of the Post paper (I think it was "The Static Line") because my number in jump school was 82. But they got the wrong name. April 1954 to April 1955: 82 Aborne Div., 325 Regiment, HQ. Bat., HQ. Co. April 1955 to June 1955: Fort Campbell, KY. 11th. Abn. Div. to 508 ARCT. Made one jump in the 11th. Abn. Div. July 1955 Operation Gyroscope: 187 ARCT 508 ARCT. July 1955 to July 1956: 508 ARCT at Camp Chickamauga, Beppu, Japan. Made several jumps (never hit a honey bucket). Participated in Operation Firm Link, making a jump in Bangkok, Thailand. July 1956: Returned to Fort Campbell, KY. and made one jump in the reactivited 101st. Abn. Div. before being discharged. I later got my senior jump wings while serving a stint in the Air Force. I was in a Combat Control Team attached to the 447th. Troop Carrier Wing at Langly AFB, VA.
Tuesday 05/14/2002 9:24:42pm
Name: Gary R. Cataldo, LTC (R)
Units/Dates +Comments: Nov 22, 1963- 1 Jun, 1966 SP5 HHC 782nd Maint Bn, Maint Plt 2/325 Dominican Republic May-Oct 66
Tuesday 05/14/2002 5:59:55pm
Name: Teresa Andrews
Units/Dates +Comments: My grandfather was a paratrooper, and I am working on finding one of the men he served with. His only retirement wish back in 1990 was to meet up with his old buddy, and i would love to grant my grandfather his wish.
Tuesday 05/14/2002 9:29:21am
Name: SGM Paul S. Schroeder
Location: Fort Bragg, N.C.
Units/Dates +Comments: 50th Signal Battalion (ABN) 1981-1987, 82nd Signal Battalion (ABN) 1990-1994 51st Signal Battalion (ABN) 1997-2001, 1112th Sig Bn (ABN DET) 2001-2003
Monday 05/13/2002 3:17:29pm
Name: FRANK V. JASINSKI
Location: TOMS RIVER, NJ
Units/Dates +Comments: Attended Jump School in June 1971 as a ROTC cadet (non-pay status). Reported for Active Duty to attend Quartermaster Officers Basic in January 1972 and completed the Parachute Maintenance/ Air Drop Course. First assignment was to the 11th Quartermaster Company (Air Equipment and Air Drop) 8th Division (Mechnized). Later transferred to the 8th Supply and Transport Battalion staff and earned both German and British jump wings. Went off status in 1973. Now in the USAR Control Group (Retired).
Monday 05/13/2002 1:57:45pm
Name: CW03 Ret Doug Houston
Units/Dates +Comments: 82ND Airborne 1984-1988. 3/4 ADA.
Monday 05/13/2002 11:52:34am
Name: Terry E. Campbell
Location: ozark , missouri
Units/Dates +Comments: thanks so much for this site, i loved it. sure brought back alot of memorys, thats the first time i have thought of a(old flying box car, 119)in many years, and that was the first plane i jumped from.after jump school i was sent to the 3/504 82nd.airborne inf.i spent eight months with them in 1968 and was without a doubt the best time of my life!(a whole lot better than what was on the way) (nam).i'm now 100%disable from nam, but i dont't think i would have made it at all,if it hadn't been for the great training we got from the best instructors the world has to offer. (and the black hats in jump school were the toughest that i ran into. but you sure learned alot in just three weeks.especially how to run, lol) thanks again for this site.
Monday 05/13/2002 1:06:29am
Name: Ronald J. Gorczyca
Location: Lake Park, Georgia
Units/Dates +Comments: Would like to commo with anyone who completed the 82d abn div jump school class 68 in 1957.
Monday 05/13/2002 0:37:10am
Name: Louis Satterfield
Units/Dates +Comments: 3/187th B COMPANY SEPTEMBER 1967-JUNE 1 1968 PHOUC VINH SOUTH VIETNAM 2ND PLATOON SSG DONALD BEAR (KIA)LT. DAVID SWOPE PLT LDR
Sunday 05/12/2002 6:50:27pm
Name: ERIK DIGE
Location: NEW JERSEY
Units/Dates +Comments: D.CO/HHC 1/504 P.I.R. JULY 92-NOV.93 CSC/A.CO. 3/325 ABCT VINCENZA,ITALY NOV.93-NOV.95 HHC/D.CO.1/503 KOREA DEC.95-DEC.96 D.CO/A.CO 3/504TH DEC.96-AUG.98
Sunday 05/12/2002 4:46:32pm
Name: Tim Barnette
Location: Decatur, Alabama
Units/Dates +Comments: I served in the 27th Eng. Bn (cbt)(abn) at Fort Bragg. Graduating from jump school and getting my wings was something that no one in my family had ever done and it sure made a much tougher man out of ya. I love this site and will be back more often. ALL THE WAY!!
Sunday 05/12/2002 11:43:50am
Name: Larry Abbott
Location: Bellevue, Wa
Units/Dates +Comments: Medic, H&H Co. 1st Airborne Battle Group 506th Inf., 101st Abn Div. 1958-1960
Sunday 05/12/2002 4:12:59am
Name: Christopher L. Baxter
Location: Chalotte, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: AIRBONRE! I am looking for anyone who served in the 2/504th PIR between 1991-94. I am trying to locate some old buddies.
Sunday 05/12/2002 4:12:38am
Name: Christopher L. Baxter
Location: Chalotte, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: AIRBONRE! I am looking for anyone who served in the 2/504th PIR between 1991-94. I am trying to locate some old buddies.
Saturday 05/11/2002 11:52:29pm
Name: Fred Mannke
Units/Dates +Comments: Company C 2d ABG 187th Inf 6/60 to 12/61
Saturday 05/11/2002 5:19:33pm
Name: Damien Benjamin
Location: Owosso, Mi 48867
Units/Dates +Comments: 3 years with 2-505th PIR HHC, 2 years with 25th ID (2-35thINF)
Saturday 05/11/2002 4:30:44pm
Name: Bob Wade
Units/Dates +Comments: 508th ARCT 1955 - 1956 Member of the unauthorized band
Saturday 05/11/2002 1:23:29pm
Name: Lester B Cook
Units/Dates +Comments: Easy Co 187 RCT during the war M/Sgt
Saturday 05/11/2002 1:04:45pm
Name: Bill Haupt
Location: Jacksonville Beach FL 32250
Units/Dates +Comments: Admin Co-101st Airborne Division, FC 1964-65, 1st Avn Bde RVN 1966, currently President, Sunshine State Chapter, 101st Airborne Division Association
Saturday 05/11/2002 12:59:55am
Name: Bob Hill
Units/Dates +Comments: 5th Psychological Operations Bn, Abn, 1970 -1972.
Friday 05/10/2002 11:44:01pm
Name: Greg Blanchard
Location: Bong Son/LZ English
Units/Dates +Comments: 39th IPSD "Scout Dog" "Hell on Paws" Nov69 Oct70
Friday 05/10/2002 9:54:45pm
Name: Heather Ockert
Homepage Title: Heather Burtons Artwork
Units/Dates +Comments: I am the grandaughter of a WWII 11th airborne vet. I have gone to a couple of his reunions with him and I must say that I am truly impressed with the commeradery and patriotism these men have. They make me proud to be an American and even prouder to be the grandaughter of an 11th airborne vet. If anyone out there ever served with Thomas Sickenburger, please get in touch with me!!
Friday 05/10/2002 10:08:14am
Name: James Weeg
Location: Charleston, SC
Units/Dates +Comments: 5 years with D Co., 1-505 PIR. Wire Guided Death From Above.
Friday 05/10/2002 4:32:58am
Name: Joe Millar
Units/Dates +Comments: Good site and nice to see some of our old troupers reviewed. However, a slight inaccuracy in detail. The Argosy aircraft('screeming tit'), entered RAF Transport Command service in 1962 and served in UK and overseas stations. The Argosy was retired in 1975. The Hasting served with RAF Transport Command from 1948 and was retired in 1968 from transport duties.
Thursday 05/09/2002 12:32:12am
Name: Lynne Glanodn
Units/Dates +Comments: my father served with the 27th brigade from 1951 to 1954. Still to this day he tells me ammzing stories that I wish I could have been around to witness. If you served with my father or know someone that may have please e-mail me. His buddies ment the world to him that was his family.
Wednesday 05/08/2002 9:55:18pm
Name: sgt. Kaminski Stephen R.
Units/Dates +Comments: 207th group/Longe range surveillance Det-4 (LRSD/Airborne)
Tuesday 05/07/2002 1:48:13pm
Name: Bob Brewster
Location: Fort Bragg, N.C.
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Airborne Administration (Finance Corps) 1971-1972
Tuesday 05/07/2002 8:40:34am
Name: Nathan Howitt
Location: Fayetteville NC
Units/Dates +Comments: Airborne all the way!
Monday 05/06/2002 7:46:03pm
Name: Charles P miller
Units/Dates +Comments: Was in a AAA Btry. I like your website very much! GOOD JOB!!!
Monday 05/06/2002 6:48:06pm
Name: alton ( catfish ) fisher
Location: phx az
Units/Dates +Comments: 10/70 to 7/71 Aco. 3/503 inf 173rd abn bde
Monday 05/06/2002 11:00:13am
Name: Paul V. Robinson
Location: Minoa, N.Y. (Syracuse)
Units/Dates +Comments: 508 from Jan 1951 until Jan 1954 stationed at Ft Bragg and Ft Benning M company
Sunday 05/05/2002 11:28:52am
Name: David Lang
Homepage Title: http://www.medafor.com
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Units/Dates +Comments: HQ Company, 8th Infantry Div Airborne, 1968-1970
Saturday 05/04/2002 10:24:52pm
Name: GEORGE D. LeBarron
Location: Buskirk, N. Y.
Units/Dates +Comments: Fox Co.= April "54. Hq. & Hq.= Dec. "54-Mar."55
Saturday 05/04/2002 7:54:38pm
Name: Johnny Allen
Location: South Carolina
Units/Dates +Comments: I am looking for anyone who may have known my father, CLINTON LOVE ALLEN. Jump school, Ft. Benning 1956. I think 82nd airborne.
Saturday 05/04/2002 6:54:47pm
Name: Ted Jablonski
Location: Chicago Ill
Units/Dates +Comments: I served with 7th SFGA 1983-1986
Saturday 05/04/2002 6:04:37pm
Name: Marshall Denney
Location: El Paso, TX
Units/Dates +Comments: 504th Airborne Battle Group, "A" Company, Lee Barracks, Mainz Germany 1958-1960
Saturday 05/04/2002 2:07:09am
Name: Mitchel Shane Watson
Location: Fort Lewis, Washington
Units/Dates +Comments: 101st, 1/187 Jan 95 - Jul 97; 82nd, HHC & Jumpmaster School Sep 97 - Nov 99; 1st Special Forces Group Nov 99 - Present.
Saturday 05/04/2002 0:20:10am
Name: Pat Garvin
Units/Dates +Comments: 3/66 to 3/67 FO C/2/503 173d. Went back to the 82d, then came back w/the 3d Brigade for the Tet Offensive in 1968.
Friday 05/03/2002 5:38:57pm
Name: Brushwood, Richard E.
Location: Orlando, Florida
Units/Dates +Comments: Basic tng Indiantown Gap. Pa. Sep 52--Jump school, Ft Benning. Assignet to 503 ARCT. Transferred to 188 of 11th Abn Div 1954 Instructor 11th Abn Jump School Discharged Sep 55
Friday 05/03/2002 2:19:44pm
Name: John C Hoffmeister Jr (Hoffy)
Location: HuffsChurch Pennsylvania
Units/Dates +Comments: Served As NBC NCO for HHC 1/504th ABN 80-82 NBC NCO for ECO 504th 82-83, NBC NCO for CSC 2/508th 83-84, 1st plt 3rd Squad Leader for 101st Chemical Co. 84-86. Lost tract of everyone over the years but always think of them and miss them, anyone who knows me know that I got the shaft while I was in the service but I still look at the service and everyone I served with as a family that I will never forget and always miss. Go Airborne, Death From Above, Strike Hold, Devils in Baggy Pants. I will never forget You !!!
Friday 05/03/2002 12:40:10am
Name: Sgt Ed Bowers (ets)
Homepage Title: funnyfarm
Location: Grand Rapids Mi
Units/Dates +Comments: C co 1/9 inf 2 I D s korea 84-85 , C co 2/75 Ranger Regt 85-87 A co 1/504 PIR 82nd airborne 87-89, Lrsu Plt F troop 1/17th cav, 82nd 89-91, B co 3/75th Ranger Regt 91-94
Thursday 05/02/2002 10:43:42pm
Name: Roger G Davalos
Units/Dates +Comments: 3/325 82Abn Div 1968-1970 ALL THE WAY
Thursday 05/02/2002 6:11:39pm
Name: Rafael Canabal
Units/Dates +Comments: c 1/325 air- 1st pltn- looking for friends 1992-1995
Thursday 05/02/2002 4:53:37pm
Name: Don Sturtevant
Location: Vadnais Heights, MN.
Units/Dates +Comments: Jump school - Ft. Campbell Oct. '55 while with H Company recoiless rifle platoon, 511 A.I.R., gyro'd with the division, on the U.S.S. Patch. Recon platoon, Hq. & Hq. Co., 505 Inf., 2nd Abn. Btl. Grp, the last 15 months in Germany, went home on the U.S.S. Butner in June '58, and was discharged at Ft. Sheridan.
Thursday 05/02/2002 2:11:10pm
Name: Joseph A. Christ
Location: Chinle, Arizona
Units/Dates +Comments: 82 Airborne Division 2/505 1983-1986. What a great experience and some of the wildest, craziest, and gutsiest men on earth.
Thursday 05/02/2002 1:46:45pm
Name: B. Jacobs
Location: Waukesha, WI
Units/Dates +Comments: Served 1980 - 82 CoB 1/29 Ft Benning Ga 1982 - 84 CoA 3/5th (Abn) Panama, 1984 - 90 CoB 1/504PIR StrikeHld Drop me a line if you remember me -- great site!!!!
Thursday 05/02/2002 7:39:30am
Name: Johnnie D. Golden USA 1st Sgt. Ret.
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
Units/Dates +Comments: This is a good way to find other Paratroopers that you have not been able to fine on other Web sites
Wednesday 05/01/2002 9:47:14pm
Name: Austin E. Estes
Units/Dates +Comments: 503rd, 11th, 82nd, 101st, During the period April 1945, December 197l I went from jump status to glider status to flight status as a crew member to jump status. During this period I missed four months hazardous duty pay.
Wednesday 05/01/2002 9:29:19pm
Name: SFC E.L. Spurgeon II
Location: ft bragg, nc
Units/Dates +Comments: 4/11 far - ft. richardson, ak, hhb divarty/1-319th afar - ft bragg, nc/89-94, 4-11 far - ft. richardson, ak/96-98, 1-319th afar/hhb divarty - ft bragg, nc/98-present
Wednesday 05/01/2002 6:43:24pm
Name: P Stevens
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Units/Dates +Comments: Served with Co. L 188th 1954-55. Jumpmaster and Ranger Tab (Benning 3-55). Transferred to 504 PIR 82nd in late 1955, Jumpmast Fr. Bragg. All a great bunch of guys, especially Sgt C.Q. Williams, my room mate. He got the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1965. If you saw Forest Gump, that was C.Q. getting the Medal from Pres. Johnson! Currently a life member of the US Army Ranger Association. All Rangers and LRRPs are wanted to join!
Tuesday 04/30/2002 11:57:32pm
Name: Del Hanson
Units/Dates +Comments: B Battery 457 FA 11th Airborne Div. , Hvy Mortor Battery 503rd Inf 11th Airborne Div. 1955 to 1958 Fort Campbell Ky, Warner Kasarne, Munich, Germany
Tuesday 04/30/2002 9:58:45pm
Name: Richard Zowe
Location: fayetteville nc
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/502 co b 1967-1969
Tuesday 04/30/2002 7:41:12pm
Name: Alfred Ridpath
Location: Dunedin Florida 34698
Units/Dates +Comments: 325th Airborne Infantry regiment. 82nd Airborne. Fort Bragg N.C 1953 & 1954
Tuesday 04/30/2002 7:27:56am
Name: JIM BULLARD
Location: Fort Worth Tx. 76118
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/509th July 75-Dec 77
Monday 04/29/2002 2:59:37pm
Name: Ray R. Hess
Location: Bethlehem, Pa
Units/Dates +Comments: 517thPrcht Inf Combat Team 1943-1945 And 1st Batt'l Headquarters Co. 505thPIR 1945 in Berlin Germany
Sunday 04/28/2002 8:24:50pm
Name: Andrew Shropshire
Location: new york
Units/Dates +Comments: Bco 307th Eng BN 82nd airborne div 96-99
Sunday 04/28/2002 9:19:42am
Name: Stan Gross
Location: Greenville South Caroline
Units/Dates +Comments: Hi Guys: I feel honored to sign your guestbook , I dont know if I was supposed to or not, but I was a loadmaster with the 61st Troop Carrier Group out of Donaldson AFB, in Greenville Sc I carried many of you guys on jumps in NC,Tenn,Germany and in South Dakota. The Best to all Stan Gross
Saturday 04/27/2002 10:49:51pm
Name: Bill Connolly
Location: Wantagh, New York
Units/Dates +Comments: Hq/Hq Co-Commo- 2nd ABG 187 Inf-101 ABN 11/59-9/61..Like to hear from anyone from our "era"- (cold war ) (my A--)any way --nice to talk with you all and share a unique experience- few others have...
Saturday 04/27/2002 9:27:51am
Name: Fulton Rivers
Homepage Title: Korean War Project
Units/Dates +Comments: Seeking information on combat action of the 187th on or about 5 Dec 1950. Great site!-- AATW!
Saturday 04/27/2002 1:35:22am
Name: Ernest B. Tyler
Location: Banning, Ca
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th airborne - 187th Regiment- Aug. 48 Jun. 52 Went to Korea with regiment
Name: Bob Schnepp
Location: Maple Glen, PA
Units/Dates +Comments: I was never a paratrooper but am an admirer--especially of Father Francis Sampson--I read his book Look Out Below!--What a great man. It's too bad that Steven Spielberg did not credit Father Sampson as the one and only person to "Save Private Ryan"--Geronimo!!
Friday 04/26/2002 1:11:10pm
Name: Debra and Roger Stone
Location: ferndale michigan
Units/Dates +Comments: looking for Ed Cooney jr 101st 506 div
Friday 04/26/2002 12:44:28am
Name: Matt Bowman
Location: Andalusia, IL
Units/Dates +Comments: 327th Sig. Battalion (ABN) CABLE DOGS 1985-1989
Friday 04/26/2002 11:29:44am
Name: Rudolph K. Villasana, Jr.
Location: Dallas, Texas
Units/Dates +Comments: Hdq. 3rd Bat. Co. A served 1956 -58 Jump School Ft. Bragg six Months then to Ausburg Germany . Out in April 1958
Thursday 04/25/2002 11:19:27pm
Location: fayetteville nc
Units/Dates +Comments: sog 68 82nd 69 abn8th70-72 82nd73 legg 74-75 82nd 75 retdec90
Thursday 04/25/2002 10:10:52pm
Name: Don Lovell
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Units/Dates +Comments: Oct 55 to June 58 11th. Airborne Co.B 188 AIR & 1st ABG 187 Inf. Gablingen Germany
Thursday 04/25/2002 9:16:46am
Name: Jim Lutes
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th Airborne 1954 to Mar 55-508 ARCT Mar 55 to July 56-101st airborne july 56 till july 60.
Thursday 04/25/2002 1:38:38am
Name: SGT JAMES BABIN
Location: CAMP CASEY KOREA
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/325;DEC '96-FEB'97 Bco. 261st MED BN; FEB '97-MAY '99 HHC 3/504 PIR; MAY '99- JAN '02
Wednesday 04/24/2002 11:05:11pm
Name: Ned Costa
Homepage Title: Casper Aviation Platoon
Location: Downey, Caifornia
Units/Dates +Comments: 173d Airborne Brigade, Casper Aviation Platoon. LZ English 7/68 - 7/69. I was a helicopter Crewchief & Door Gunner and I am looking for other Caspers that may not know we have a website now. All of you Sky Soldiers are invited to check out of website.
Wednesday 04/24/2002 12:53:04am
Name: Sheldon D. Horsfall
Units/Dates +Comments: B/3-4 ADAR, 82d Airborne Division, 01 Jan 93-15 Mar 96 Joint Readiness Training Center Operations Group, 01 Oct 01-Present
Wednesday 04/24/2002 11:03:49am
Name: Bob Lindorff
Units/Dates +Comments: 9/44-541 Parachute Infantry Regt., 2/45-507 PIR, 7/45-504 PIR,9/45-508 PIR, 4/46-187 GIR, 9/47-501 PIR, 12/47-511 PIR,1/48-187 ARCT,7/51-503 PIR,10/51-Div.Hq., 11th Airborne Div.
Wednesday 04/24/2002 10:06:25am
Name: Kenneth W. Daniels
Units/Dates +Comments: A Co. 511th AIR 1953-1955 Fort Campbell, KY Company Commander "The Pipe"
Wednesday 04/24/2002 5:54:18am
Name: SGT Trudell, Charles A.
Location: Camp Casey, Korea
Units/Dates +Comments: HHC 4/325 AIR--1995-1996 HHC 3/325 AIR--1996-1998, Airborne "All the Way"Great site, glad I found it.
Tuesday 04/23/2002 11:55:43pm
Name: CSM (Ret, USA) Oren C. "Pete" Barclay
Location: Alabama originally from Pennsylvania
Units/Dates +Comments: Served A Co, 4/68th Armor, 82nd ABN Div.(1971) and 101st Military Police Co. (3rd Abn Plt), 101st ABN Div. (1973-74).
Tuesday 04/23/2002 7:28:16pm
Name: Rafal Soroka
Units/Dates +Comments: A.co 1/26 Inf Schweinfurt, Germany 12/97- 12/99 Blue Spader's 348th Transportation Company Phoenix, Az 1/2000 to present
Tuesday 04/23/2002 6:09:17pm
Name: Jake Jacobs
Location: fort Campbell and Munich Germany
Units/Dates +Comments: looking for Warren Conroy and James L Japp both of the 503rd in Germany 1954-1959
Tuesday 04/23/2002 11:51:42am
Name: Jose J. Rivera
Units/Dates +Comments: HHC 1-325 Abn Inf Rgt, 82nd Abn Div 94-97, OSIA, DTRA
Tuesday 04/23/2002 11:20:51am
Name: Richard Haywood
Location: Emporia Kans
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/327th ABN BATTLE GROUP FT Campbell,Ky 62-64.
Tuesday 04/23/2002 8:33:41am
Name: Donald E. Elliott
Location: Noblesville, Indiana
Units/Dates +Comments: Served with the 504 and the 325, 82nd Abn. Div., Ft. Bragg, N.C. 1957-59. Hopefully, there may be some men that I served with will see this and we can re-connect after all these years.
Tuesday 04/23/2002 7:44:17am
Name: Juan Lovin E-Mail: email@example.com
Homepage Title: RIGGERS OF THE 50S
Location: Knoxville, TN.
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th ABN. PS&M Ft Campbell - Aug 54 to Feb 55, Gablingen,Germany Feb 55 to May 57 (PS&M -Riggers- was located at the DZ)
Tuesday 04/23/2002 5:52:54am
Name: Daniel Lawson
Location: Rensselaer, Indiana
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for all of my old paratrooper Brothers. Please contact
Monday 04/22/2002 10:09:07pm
Name: Mitchell Taylor
Units/Dates +Comments: D co. 1/505 P.I.R. 99/2001
Monday 04/22/2002 7:57:28pm
Name: Art Grenci
Units/Dates +Comments: Served 80/83 82nd Abn 307th Eng BN, C co 1st Plt.SA to the Army CID Command. Living in CA. retired LAPD
Monday 04/22/2002 5:33:03pm
Units/Dates +Comments: 187th infantry 11th airborne--looking for any one who knew my father Staff Sargent Carmon Thompson of Pasco co Florida-he died and was buried in 1945 in The Philippines--I did not know him--only through some one who knew him can I know him--
Monday 04/22/2002 3:21:55pm
Name: Crystal Runner
Units/Dates +Comments: I have a friend that retired from the Army.He was a paratrooper in 101st. We are trying to find where we can get him a master jump wings pendant. He was a Jump master and has over 500 jumps in his career two of which were combat jumps. If you could help us in our search we would appreciate it. Thanks Crystal Runner
Sunday 04/21/2002 6:42:12pm
Name: BILL FUSCO
Location: WILTON,IOWA ZIP 52778 PH. # 563-732-4066
Units/Dates +Comments: I SERVED WITH THE 7IITH AIRBORNE MAINT. BN. 11TH AIRBORNE DIVISION AUGSBURG GERMANY,I LIVED AND WORKED AT GABLIGAN AND SHERIDAN KASERNE FROM 1955-1958,I WOULD LIKE IMFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING POEPLE, IF YOU COULD HELP IT WOULD BE SUPER!!LT.WILLIAMS?, RONALD ROWLAND CORPIS CRISTI TX., JAMES CARR WEST VA.?,BOBBIE PRIOR?, AND MOST IMPORTANT MADELENE SHE LIVED IN AUGSBURG AND MARRIED BEFORE COMMING TO THE U.S. I THINK NEW MEXICO AND BOTH SERVED WITH THE AIR FORCE THERE. SHE HAS A SON HIS NAME IS DEAN I CALLED HIM DEANIE, I KNOW IT'S A SHOT IN THE DARK, THANKS FOR YOUR HELP.
Sunday 04/21/2002 2:45:18pm
Name: Mike Prendergast
Units/Dates +Comments: Co. F 505 Abn Inf Regt 82nd Abn Div 1954-1955
Sunday 04/21/2002 10:08:03am
Name: Bill Swain
Location: NEW ENGLAND
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for ex troopers from the 782nd 82 ABN 1957 to 1959.
Sunday 04/21/2002 8:58:13am
Name: Wheatley T Christensen
Location: Annapolis, Md.
Units/Dates +Comments: Plt Sgt. G Co 505PIR 7/42- 9/45 4# combat jumps: Sicily, Italy, Normandy and Holland
Saturday 04/20/2002 4:14:30pm
Name: Buren (Lew) Ledbetter
Units/Dates +Comments: "L" Co,. 3rd Bn., 187th RCT-Aug 1950 - May 1951. Svc Co.l88th Rgt, 11th Abn Div - Jun 1951 - Sep 1952. Special Forces - Sep 1961 - Oct 1971 AIRBORNE
Saturday 04/20/2002 0:29:22am
Name: Sgt. Eddie Banks
Location: Clinton , Maryland
Units/Dates +Comments: B Co.2/325th.Inf.Ft. Bragg,NC;6/63-12/64 11th.SFGA.(ABN) Ft. Meade, Md.7/78-6/95 "WHERE HAVE ALL THE YOUNG FOLK GONE?"
Friday 04/19/2002 1:05:24pm
Name: CPL. Jack W. Blake
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for anyone who knew my Grandfather CPL. Jack W. Blake (#33187396), who served in the 82nd Airborne 376th P.F.A.Bn, from 1942-1945. Have little info on him, just a few pictures, cards, patches, etc. Knew he kept in touch with friend nicknamed "schoolboy" several years after the war. Any info would be much appreciated. Thanks
Thursday 04/18/2002 3:46:45pm
Name: Larry McCormack
Units/Dates +Comments: B Company, 2nd Bat, 503rd inf, April 7, 1967 to April 7, 1966, M60 gunner, 2nd platoon
Thursday 04/18/2002 2:26:29pm
Name: Abert A. Fraelich
Units/Dates +Comments: 3/187 july,1968 to july,1969.i was a forward observer for 10 mos.(way longer than usual)i did see a lot of combat,but two occasions stick out in my mind because of the unusual duration,firebase helen (10 hrs. or so),and dong ap bia (hamberger hill)11 days.both engagements were against large units of n.v.a.
Thursday 04/18/2002 1:37:23pm
Name: Alan Carter
Homepage Title: A POORMANS BBS
Location: Rochester N.Y.
Units/Dates +Comments: Viet Nam vet it's good to see so many before and after shots of those who went before me to serve my country thanks for new info on older veterans!
Thursday 04/18/2002 10:16:17am
Name: Antoinette Gilmore-Brown
Units/Dates +Comments: I am trying to find any information on the 320 Glider Field Battlion.My Grandfather served in ww2. If anyone had any info please email me. Thank you
Thursday 04/18/2002 10:04:41am
Name: Sgt Maj Don Casciari (Ret)
Units/Dates +Comments: I am Trying to locate anyone who served with my Uncle During WWII,He inlisted during the beginning of the war and retired in the 60s,One person he mentioned was a Floyd Franks from Millidgeville,Ga they both jumped during the Invasion of Normandy.
Thursday 04/18/2002 0:36:28am
Name: Jack D. Jordon
Location: Kennewick, Washington
Units/Dates +Comments: I'm posting this to maybe help those who are looking for buddies they served with, its a National phone book at your finger tips. You must have the correct spelling of at least the last name, the more information you have the faster you will find them. In the address bar, type in Superpages.com When the site comes up it will be the business pages,at the very top center "Click on people pages" If your friends have a phone number, and its not unlisted, you can get their complete address and phone number. I found my best friend that I lost contact with 48 years ago. Good luck troopers all the way.
Wednesday 04/17/2002 10:45:18pm
Name: Ron Bunch
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Abn Div, May 1965-Feb 1968. DomRep/ Vietnam All The Way!
Tuesday 04/16/2002 3:52:46pm
Name: SGT. ARREOLA, JESUS ADRIAN
Units/Dates +Comments: SENIOR AID-MAN, A CO. 3/73RD ARMOR BN., 82ND ABN.DIV. 1991-1994.
Tuesday 04/16/2002 4:35:55am
Name: Claude J. Marchal
Homepage Title: PFC John Francis Webb, 101ABN/502PIR/BCo
Units/Dates +Comments: Hi, We are looking for pictures (scans or copies) from as well as testimonies about : PFC John Francis Webb, 101st Airborne , 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion - Company B - 31291779 KIA in Belgiu - WW2 in order to complete our new site at the above URL Contact can be taken with me : firstname.lastname@example.org Best regards from Belgium Claude J. Marchal
Monday 04/15/2002 5:38:21pm
Name: William Wyatt
Location: uniontown, ohio
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd , 173rd vienam
Monday 04/15/2002 1:49:00am
Name: Robin Fairbanks
Location: hickory nc
Units/Dates +Comments: trying to help a friend find ALFRED RASCON THEY SERVED TOGEHTER IN NAM 1/503 INFANTRY,173d,AIRBORNE BN,RECONNAISSANCE PLATOON 65-66 SGT. JACK FLYNN JUST WANTED TO SAY HI AN CONG. ON THE MEDAL OF HONOR
Sunday 04/14/2002 11:45:36am
Name: Terry L. Cory
Units/Dates +Comments: 21st MP CO (ABN) 1998-2000, HHD 503D MP CO (ABN)2000 - 2001 B CO 27th EN BN (C)(A)(RT)2001 -2002, All The Way, AIRBORNE!!!
Sunday 04/14/2002 5:04:32am
Name: Ricardo Sachez Jr.
Units/Dates +Comments: I served with 506 at Ft Campbell, A co. 1/327 in Viet-nam where I was wouned for the third and last time. I Also did a year with B co. 1/8 abn 1st.Cav. Div. I was airborne all the way, no brain no strain SIR!!!!! My combat name is Sgt.Chino. God Bless all of you and have mercy on us and on the whole world.
Saturday 04/13/2002 10:38:31am
Name: Danny Black
Homepage Title: Bloody Crackdown
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/503,3/187,4/187 1983-1989 I was jump qualified, but spent most my time with AIR-ASSAULT regiments within the 101st. Great site, by the way!
Saturday 04/13/2002 10:09:11am
Name: Tom Bond
Units/Dates +Comments: HHC 1ABG 501st Inf. Ft Campbell 1959-1961. Jump School at Ft Campbell, Ky. 13 Mar 1959.
Friday 04/12/2002 5:43:02pm
Name: JAMES W WINZEL
Units/Dates +Comments: US ARMY RETIRED 21 YERS SERVICE WITH THE AIRBORNE SERVED IN KOREA AND VIETNAM
Friday 04/12/2002 1:58:22pm
Name: Charlie R. Smith
Location: 314 Courtney Ln. LocustGrove, Ga. 30248
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th Airborne Div. 511th AIR E Company 2nd Battion.1954-1957. Station at Ft.Campbell KY. Overseas 1955-1957 at Sheridan Kasern Augsburg Germany
Friday 04/12/2002 1:00:28pm
Name: John C. Falotico Spc4
Location: Tifton Ga
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Airborne 2bn 505th PIR Jan 1997-Oct 1999
Thursday 04/11/2002 8:28:18pm
Name: Dennis Conlon
Location: Long Island, New York
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Signal Bn. 82nd Abn. May '59 to Feb.62 I was in "A" Co. and then Hq. Co. Hung out with Jr.Baxter. Mann Turner, Joe Esposito, Bill Hartacre.
Wednesday 04/10/2002 8:46:51pm
Name: Francis P. Smith Corporal / Medic
Location: Norwich, Connecticut
Units/Dates +Comments: Mr. Smith served in the 17th Airborne, 194th Glider Infantry Regiment. This unit invaded the Rhine near the end of WW 2. He is seeking any info on a Sgt. Betlach. Last known to be from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
Wednesday 04/10/2002 2:40:01pm
Name: Joseph Lusardi
Units/Dates +Comments: SSG 82D Airborne Division
Wednesday 04/10/2002 8:47:52am
Name Richard E. Maska
Units/Dates +Comments: 612th QM Co AD HD Fort Bragg N.C. 1965-1968
Tuesday 04/09/2002 4:50:58pm
Name: Alexander D. Casares
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Units/Dates +Comments: HHC & D CO 3/504th 86-92 75th Ranger Rgt 92-94 Paratroopers Always! Past/Present/Future
Tuesday 04/09/2002 2:15:57pm
Name: John C. Rhoades
Location: Maryville, Missouri
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Airborne, 504 Infantry - 1957 101st Airborne, Command and Control Battalion, Hq & Hq Company - 1958-59
Monday 04/08/2002 3:42:40pm
Name: Tony Baker
Units/Dates +Comments: I88th Regt. 511th Regt. 187th RCT.Later 503rd Regt.Japan, Korea. Fort Campbell.
Monday 04/08/2002 6:54:02am
Name: tom stolfi
Units/Dates +Comments: jumpschool,class 25 feb1965. B Co. 3rd BN 508 panama 3/65to 8/66. ACo 3/187 101 2/67 to 5/67
Sunday 04/07/2002 11:35:20pm
Name: Neil C. Reinhardt
Homepage Title: Natures Miracle, Noni Juice
Location: Hawthorne, CA. USA
Units/Dates +Comments: B Battery, 321st FA, 101st Airborne 1959-1962. Wish I was with them now -- Great Site -- Thanks
Sunday 04/07/2002 5:43:32pm
Name: Fred Updike
Location: Columbus, Georgia
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd PM Company 1960-62
Sunday 04/07/2002 12:44:55am
Name: Bill Voss
Location: Columbia Maryland
Units/Dates +Comments: 508 ARCT (Red Devils) Co "B" 54-55 I have been in contact with Leroy Schweitzer & Keith Stevens and spoke once with Ray Slonaker. Would like to hear from the Crawford cousins from So Dakota, J.C Kraus, Jimmy Crawford, Sgt Rivera, Jim Huhey?, Don Marshall. I am sure I am missing some old buddies but it is not intentional. My experience with the 508 Red Devils has been one of my most memorial experiences. thanks guys! Your buddy Bill...
Sunday 04/07/2002 8:33:29am
Name: Michael Weaver
Location: south carolina
Units/Dates +Comments: 2\505 pir 1984-1988 E-5 A company,
Saturday 04/06/2002 8:47:44pm
Name: Filimon (Oscar) Rivera
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd airborne, 119th field artillary, company (A) from 1950-1953. I'd love to hear from anyone who served with me during the Korean War.
Saturday 04/06/2002 10:30:39am
Name: LEO WEEKS
Units/Dates +Comments: A BTRY 4/3 ADA GIESSEN GERMANY 1987-1989 , A CO 1/505TH PIR, FT BRAGG 1989-1992 , C CO 1/501ST PIR, FT RICHARDSON 1997-2K , HOUSTON RCTNG BT,PORT ARTHUR 2K-2003
Friday 04/05/2002 11:48:27pm
Name: Tommy Kizer
Units/Dates +Comments: B co 101st AVN Bn 1968. Still a cherry, class #42/67 at Ft. Benning. AIRBORNE!
Friday 04/05/2002 10:24:38pm
Name: Johnny M Lewis
Units/Dates +Comments: I was in the 11th and the 187th and 101st, if you remember me drop me a line. From 1949 to 1972
Friday 04/05/2002 6:05:14am
Name: Bruce Buchanan
Units/Dates +Comments: In memory of my Father who made both the Mansan and Sukchon jumps. He was wounded on the day of the Sukchon jump. He never talked about the war but was sure proud of his Buddies. Remember him, James P. (BUCK) Buchanan
Friday 04/05/2002 4:49:00am
Name: Andrew Cook
Units/Dates +Comments: English Para in the 50's
Friday 04/05/2002 3:28:23am
Name: Dennis Piekarski
Units/Dates +Comments: 1970, 2nd bat. 502nd inf. 101st AB Div.
Thursday 04/04/2002 9:41:28pm
Name: James S. Shutt
Location: Carbondale, Illinois
Units/Dates +Comments: 1st Bn (Abn) 505th, 82d from 1983-86; served in Co's A and CSC. 1st Ranger Company and 6th Ranger Training Bn 87-89(Abn), and the Tarantula Team (Abn) NTC Opns Group, 1990-92. Presently still active - serving now as PMS, Army ROTC at Southern Illinois University. H-minus, RLTW!
Thursday 04/04/2002 9:08:14pm
Name: Steve Roe
Location: Denver, Colorado
Units/Dates +Comments: 3rd platoon, C/3/503 1970 & 1971 LZ English, LZ uplift, Camp Radcliff at An Khe I'm looking for old friends.
Thursday 04/04/2002 8:25:50pm
Name: Lloyd Daniels Jr
Units/Dates +Comments: I was trying to find information on my dad's service time. He was in from Aug. 1951-1954. He was at Ft. Benning Ga. for jump school. He serviced with Co. A, Headquarters Battalion, 2128 Air Support Unit, Station Command. This is according to his DD214. I would like to hear from anyone who may have served with him. My father pass away in 1994. I have a few pictures of his time at jump school. His name was -- Lloyd Daniels Jr -- . thank you, NavaJo Austin
Thursday 04/04/2002 7:27:27pm
Name: max sprague
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/503 A Co 3rd platoon, 6/66 6/67 Bien Hoa
Thursday 04/04/2002 4:16:18pm
Name: Alfred Martinez
Units/Dates +Comments: 5th of the 81st artillery,Airborne 8th Army. Weisbaden, Germany. 1966-1967
Thursday 04/04/2002 3:22:34pm
Name: Ronald e. Free
Location: cinti ohio
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/8 cav viet nam 1964/65 509th. airborne mainz, germany 1965/69
Thursday 04/04/2002 2:42:25pm
Name: Ricky sumrall
Location: new orleans la.
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd-Cco.2/504 abn inf. september 73 - sept.76
Thursday 04/04/2002 2:19:39pm
Name: Sgt. Clifford Williams
Location: San Luis Obispo, Ca
Units/Dates +Comments: Co.A,2/504 PIR,1985-88,fantastic site,Airborne
Thursday 04/04/2002 1:49:53pm
Name: Larry Gene Burnette
Location: Ocala, Fl
Units/Dates +Comments: Served 2/503 from 4-14-66 to 4-14-67 made jump 2-22-67 was a short timer at time.Great site brings back memories.
Thursday 04/04/2002 11:42:34am
Name: Tim Roop
Homepage Title: World War 2 PhotoGallery/ D-Day Maps
Location: Ocean City, Md
Units/Dates +Comments: "All-American" 73-to 79. You have a wonderful site! All The Way! I'm going back to Ste. Mere Eglise in June. I've released a new "airborne trooper postcard". You can send them anywhere. A ww2 trooper with a 48-star invasion flag. Rough and ready to roll! Backside is in english and french. They will be in Ste. Mere Eglise on June 6th. All The Way -- Tim Roop -- www.ww2dday.com
Wednesday 04/03/2002 6:14:22pm
Name: Johnsey L. Cabaniss II
Units/Dates +Comments: 82ND Airborne Division 1971-1974 served with 2/504, Division Headquarters I was a Infantry Lieutenant Son of Claiborne Lee Cabaniss, Sr. who trained and served with the 506th PIR, served with the 541st PIR, served with the 187th PIR in Pacific. He was a Tech 4, Surgical Technician.
Tuesday 04/02/2002 2:18:10pm
Name: Rene' Stevens (daughter of deceased)
Units/Dates +Comments: Sgt 1st Cl. William E. Stevens, (Bill) from Garnett, Kan. 82nd ABN, 320th ABN (FA), 508th RCT. Jump school 1951 Ft Benning, then an instructor until discharged in 1953. Participated in Exercise Longhorn, April 1952. Witnessed Operation Tumbler-Snapper, Shot Fox, 25 May 1952 at Camp Desert Rock, NV. He said he and 6 others jumped into ground zero 10 hours after. He collapsed a lung on this jump. He died from brain cancer at age 64, in 1994. Anyone having any info on this, or who may have known my Dad, please email. Thanks!
Tuesday 04/02/2002 12:06:04am
Name: Clifford G Lund
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Units/Dates +Comments: 101st Airborne Div-Airborne Command 13th Parachute Maintenance Company Europe 8 Feb. 1945 and Departed 13 Aug. 1945-Auxerre, France.
Tuesday 04/02/2002 10:46:39am
Name: PHILLIP W. BELCHER SR
Location: Fort Bragg, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: B Co 2Bn 509th Airborne Infantry Mech Mainz, Germany From Sep 1964 to Aug 1967
Monday 04/01/2002 10:10:09pm
Name: Ben Perez jr
Location: Roswell, New Mexico
Comments:Son, signed in for father , i'am trying to find buddy's for my dad.he was in the 11th airborne 187th in the 50's in germany.(rockasan if i spelled that correct those of u know what am saying)if anyone has info please e-mail and i will relay to my dad thanks. robert perez proud son of ex-paratrooper
Sunday 03/31/2002 6:56:31pm
Name: Randy F. Black
Homepage Title: The Last 1st Sergeant
Units/Dates +Comments: Laytorn black, Jr. served with the 101st Airborne Division, 502 PIR, Company 'C' during WWII. From the predawn jump on June 6, to the daytime jump on September 17 in Holland to the cattle truck ride to Bastogne. Layton wrote his memoirs beginning in 1975 and finishing in 1993. Visit www.lastfirstsergeant.com to get a glimpse on one paratrooper's first-hand account of the day-to-day life of a Screaming Eagle.
Sunday 03/31/2002 6:40:37pm
Name: THOMAS B MOONEY
Units/Dates +Comments: B CO.505 1956--1958
Sunday 03/31/2002 2:23:50am
Name: Jack Ames
Location: Valley Springs, Ca
Units/Dates +Comments: Ft Benning Jump School April 1953
Saturday 03/30/2002 9:33:17pm
Name: Jeffrey A. Trujillo
Units/Dates +Comments: 2/75 Rangers 91-92 82nd Airborne 96-99
Saturday 03/30/2002 7:25:43pm
Name: George Milchick
Location: Mahanoy City, PA
Units/Dates +Comments: H+H CO 77TH SPECIAL FORCES
Saturday 03/30/2002 5:07:30pm
Name: will schmutz
Location: Orland Park, IL.
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th Pathfinder Det. 1st Cav 71-72 RVN 187th Benning 73
Friday 03/29/2002 10:43:07pm
Name: LeRoy J. Magneson
Units/Dates +Comments: 511th Airborne Signal Co. 11th Airborne Division Ft. Campbell, Ky. April 1949 to Oct. 1951 Crytographic Section
Friday 03/29/2002 6:42:38pm
Name: M/SGT (R) Gil Berg
Homepage Title: DEDICATED TO THE BROTHERHOOD OF RANGERS
Location: Orlando, Fl
Units/Dates +Comments: HMOR excellent site !!
Friday 03/29/2002 5:55:00pm
Name: Albert Gonyea
Location: phenix city, alabama
Units/Dates +Comments: Such an awesome website!!!! please visit paratrooper.net -- found your website from them.
Friday 03/29/2002 3:21:02pm
Name: larry varner
Units/Dates +Comments: April 95 - April 99 1st battalion, 321st field artillery battalion (Airborne)
Friday 03/29/2002 10:22:30am
Name: Michael A. Vecchi
Units/Dates +Comments: Feb.1955, Co.A,505 P.I.R. 82nd Abn. Div.Advanced Infantry and Light weapons Training,(2nd 8 wks Basic Training)Fort Bragg,N.C. Before we went to Jump School.Attended Jump School while in Co. A. Failed P.T.Test 3 Times,(Pullup Problem) Thanks to SFC Hayes, Platoon Sgt. and Col. Hughes, Regimental Comander, I wasn't shipped out to Germany, I finally passed the P.T.Test and earned my Wings.I was assigned to Service Company 505th Abn.Inf. Regt.82nd Abn. Div.From June 1955 thru Sept.23rg 1957. I forget my MOS No. , But I was one of the Regiments Ordnance Parts Specialist. Two events in my time with the 82nd that I will never forget: A demonstration jump at Fort Jackson S.C. on Armed Forces Day,we jumped on the parade field (postage stamp sized drop zone) Para glide quote. The trainees swarmed around us after we landed,and asked questions and got autographs, it was a great jump and a great day. We jumped from a C119, two 8 man sticks,Small DZ, Most of us landed on the field , a few missed ,but no one was hurt very bad. a few minor injuries, we climbed the risers to get on the field,slipped like hell,and as I said most of us made the field.The second event was Operation Sagebrush in Louisiana, we drove down with a stop over at Elgin AFB Fl. We had Thanksgiving dinner in a cow pasture among the cow flaps and a torrential downpour, but it was great time, only bad thing,we drew straws to see who was going to jump during the exercize I lost and didn't get to jump.Any Trooper who participated in either of these events send me an e-mail,have lots to talk about.
Thursday 03/28/2002 10:09:45pm
Name: John Hazlett
Units/Dates +Comments: 1951-1953: Btry B, 675 Abn FA Bn,11th Abn Div-Ft Campbell, Ky. 1953-1955: HQ, 88th AAA Bn, HQ & Btry A, 457th Abn FA Bn,11thAbn Div-Ft Campbell, Ky. 1955-1957: HQ Btry, 457 Abn FA Bn, HMB,1ABG, 503-11th Abn Div-Will and Warner Kaserne, Germany. 1957-1958:HMB. 1ABG. 503. 24th Inf Div, Warner Kaserne, Germany. 1959-1961: HMB 1ABG, 503, 82nd Abn Div, 77th and 7th SFG,Ft Bragg, NC. 1963-1967: UW Dept, SWS, JFKCENSPWAR, Ft Bragg, NC. 1968-1970: SOCEUR, EUCOM, Stuttgart,Germany. 1971-1973: JFKSPECWARCEN.-Ft Bragg, NC 1973-1975: JUWTF-Ft Bragg, NC
Thursday 03/28/2002 10:04:42am
Name: Dan McCaskill, Jr
Location: Fallbrook, CA
Units/Dates +Comments: 1958-Jump School, Fort Bragg, 505th ABN 1959-Gyroed To Mainz, Germany with 505th Aboard USS Butner 1961-Returned to U S Aboard USS Patch, Discharged Ft. Hamiliton, NY
Thursday 03/28/2002 1:26:52am
Name: Armando J Torres
Location: Cp Greaves Korea
Units/Dates +Comments: B Co 2/187 from Nov 96- Feb 2001
Wednesday 03/27/2002 5:38:29pm
Name: PV2 Aaron Sanzone
Units/Dates +Comments: HSB 3/319th AFAR S-1 Shop 1999-2000
Wednesday 03/27/2002 5:24:15pm
Name: LD Agnew
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th ABN 1950 , 187TH 1950, 8086th ,82nd 1953
Wednesday 03/27/2002 2:54:42pm
Name: Rick Jennings
Location: Pompton Plains, NJ
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for anyone who may have served with my father, DOUGLAS JENNINGS, in the 10th Grp and 77th Grp in 1953-54. He passed away in 1982.
Wednesday 03/27/2002 1:07:34pm
Name: Patrick l. Flournoy - No email given
Location: 2026 so. old central rd. Greenville, AL. 36037
Units/Dates +Comments: I'm looking for anyone who served with my dad in the 9th CML Depot Co. he went to ft benning inf. sch. in oct. 1950 to nov. 1950. his name was RICHMON E. FLOURNOY (AKA. RED) if you knew him please send word to me. my address is 2026 s. old central rd. greenville AL. 36037. wanting info on unit local, insignia, btry, and anything els you can tell me about my dad when he was in the military.
Wednesday 03/27/2002 0:09:40am
Name: Tommy Locastro
Units/Dates +Comments: hi I was with charlie co 1/505 during the battles of the canal, the lazy-w and the three villas and we had 9 silver stars on april 4 1968, the most deadly nite during the hole war for the duce, like to hear from yall thanks Tommy Locastro
Tuesday 03/26/2002 8:01:47pm
Name: Spencer W. Gay
Location: Fayetteville, N. C.
Units/Dates +Comments: Enjoyed this web site very much
Tuesday 03/26/2002 4:31:16pm
Name: T-4 Cliff W. Cypher
Location: Cullowhee ,NC 28723
Units/Dates +Comments: 674 PFA 11th airborne,45-46 at Jimmachi, Japan.One of the first at jump school in Sendai,Japan.Looking for any troopers from B battery during that time. I logged in before @ 3412 (new e-mail address)
Tuesday 03/26/2002 4:13:06pm
Name: Charles D. Pate
Location: Brawley, California
Units/Dates +Comments: 10th Special Forces Group May 1953 Fort Bragg NC to Oct 1955 Bad Tolz, Germany
Tuesday 03/26/2002 2:19:38pm
Name: Bobby J. Fletcher Jr. CSM Ret
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/509 Abn Inf BCT (78-81)Vicenza,Italy. LRRP 3 (80-81) Vicenza,Italy. 2/504 Abn Inf (81-83)Fort Bragg, NC. XVIII Abn Corps NCOA (83-84)Fort Bragg, NC. 1/505 Abn Inf(84-86)Fort Bragg, NC. C/307 Med Bn (86-88)Fort Bragg, NC. 5/502 Inf (88-91) Berlin, Germany. 159 Air Ambulance Co (91-92)Iraq & Kuwait. 5 MASH (92-94)Fort Bragg, NC. Hq, 44th Med Bde (94-96)Fort Bragg, NC. Readiness Group Fort Riley, KS (96-97). USASMA Class 48 (97-98) Fort Bliss, TX. 261st ASMB (98-00) Fort Bragg, NC. Retired from Army with 264 parachute jumps, and 18 of 23 years assigned to parachute units.
Monday 03/25/2002 10:22:25pm
Name: Bruce Cunningham
Units/Dates +Comments: 508th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, 1954-1955 Fort Campbell, KY; 11th Airborne, 1955, Fort Campbell, KY and Panama & Canal Zone (JWTC).
Sunday 03/24/2002 4:48:34pm
Name: Tom Kuzila -- No email given
Location: Independence, Mo
Units/Dates +Comments: E co 505 augsburg 57 58, What ever happened to capt lowery?
Sunday 03/24/2002 10:36:59am
Name: Lester B Cook
Units/Dates +Comments: 187 RCT
Sunday 03/24/2002 9:38:59am
Name: Bob Manning
Units/Dates +Comments: 2/325 70 to 72, Got to your site in a search for "Scottish Cartoons"! Don't know how, but what the hell...Anyhow, great site! Airborne!
Saturday 03/23/2002 10:25:05pm
Name: WILLIAM WAYNE CONKLIN
Units/Dates +Comments: 1952-1955 , FT. CAMPBELL KENTUCKY
Friday 03/22/2002 9:32:35pm
Name: Dallas H Duncan
Location: Fayetteville,West Virginia
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/20/67 -1/20/68 2/503rd,173rd airborne
Friday 03/22/2002 6:53:18pm
Name: Jim Harris
Location: Scottsboro, Al. Phone 256-582-6239
Units/Dates +Comments: Jump school Ft Benning Ga Jan 1950 K Co 504 AIR Ft Bragg 1950 to 1952 Hq & Hq Co 188th AIR Ft Campbell Ky 1952 to 1956 Same unit Augsburg Germany, Gablingen Kaserne 1956 to 1958. Would like to hear from anyone who was in the 188/187 during this period of time. I was in the Communications Plt, Radio sect. I came back to the States when the unit went to Lebanon
Friday 03/22/2002 2:22:16pm
Name: robert avolt
Units/Dates +Comments: I wish I was a paratrooper. your site is great.
Friday 03/22/2002 1:58:33pm
Name: Paul Hollingsworth -- no email given
Units/Dates +Comments: Spt Co 506 AIR, 101st Abn Div 1955 A Co 505 AIR, 82nd Abn Div 1955 E Co 188 AIR, 11th Abn Div 1955-1957 A Co 504, 2nd Abn Battle Grp, 11th Abn Div 1957-1958
Friday 03/22/2002 7:08:03am
Name: Lori Stubbs Richter
Units/Dates +Comments: I am signing in place of my father: Orville Stubbs who was a paratrooper with the 101/82 in WW11. He is still living but does not talk much about the war. Any info you can give me to share with my siblings and children would be appreciated. I know my father has many medals from the war but he does not like to discuss them. Thanks again
Thursday 03/21/2002 8:20:46pm
Name: Jack Mangus
Location: Ocala, Florida
Units/Dates +Comments: November 1956 to June 1959, . Went to jump school at Campbell with 508th. Then formed the reactivated E-502/101st. Ft. Campbell under Capt. Edward M. Hunt, who had been a private in the same co. in WWII.
Thursday 03/21/2002 5:53:53pm
Name: Red Stratton
Location: West Monroe La
Units/Dates +Comments: Served in Hqs Det 82nd Abn from 1954-1957. Worked in Finance. Transferred over to the Air Force and Retired in 1976. Would love to hear from any of my friends.
Thursday 03/21/2002 5:06:27pm
Name: Gary Fanning
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th MP co from gyroscope to deactivation. I was in many abn outfits in 23 years but the 11th holds a special place in my heart. Would love to hear from anyone how might remember me.
Thursday 03/21/2002 1:11:41pm
Name: Adrian McDoniel
Location: Albuquerque,NM 87109
Units/Dates +Comments: Hq Co 1st Bat, 325 AIR 82nd ABN 1952-1955 Oper Sgt 1st Bat Good old days
Thursday 03/21/2002 7:26:14am
Name: GEORGE GAICH
Location: WILLARD, OHIO 44890
Units/Dates +Comments: HDQ.COMPANY 1945-DEC,1946
Wednesday 03/20/2002 11:11:04pm
Name: JIM I. Wipf
Units/Dates +Comments: 82d Divarty- '61-64 7th SF........'64-65 5th SF.........'65-66 1/319..........'67 5/81st..........68 10th SF(Bad Toelz) 68-69 2/320-101st.......73/74 Master Blaster...'67
Wednesday 03/20/2002 7:04:09pm
Name: Steve Greatsinger
Units/Dates +Comments: 1/ 325 ABG 1959-1960 Ft Bragg NC 1/503 ABG 1960-1963 OKINAWA 18th Abn Corps 1963-1966 Ft Bragg NC
Wednesday 03/20/2002 6:14:12pm
Name: Ernest V. Castle
Units/Dates +Comments: 187 RCT 11TH AIRBORNE DIV. Saporo Japan 1948 TO 1949 Camp Campbell Kentucky to 1951 187 RCT Korea to 1952 Nov.
Wednesday 03/20/2002 2:57:34pm
Name: RAYMOND S WILLIAMS
Units/Dates +Comments: with the 173 airborne brigade 68-69 vietnam ( wounded) newyears eve (69)
Wednesday 03/20/2002 12:16:06am
Name: Don Roof
Location: Buffalo, NY
Units/Dates +Comments: A Co., 82nd Combat Aviation Bn., 82nd ABN.DIV. 63-65
Tuesday 03/19/2002 6:20:50pm
Name: Donald K. Macer
Units/Dates +Comments: This is a new email for me.
Tuesday 03/19/2002 4:44:57pm
Name: Harry Strub
Units/Dates +Comments: 2/43 462d Prcht FA Bn 3/44 503rd Prcht Regimental Combat Team 3/46 82nd Abn Div 3/50 Abn Grp, QM School 3/52 601st Aerial Delivery Co 6/52 11th Abn Div 9/58 Abn Grp, QM School 9/61 Retirement All above service as a parachute rigger.
Tuesday 03/19/2002 9:17:59am
Name: James T. Wolfe Jr
Units/Dates +Comments: 1953: L Co. 503rd Inf. 11th ABN, Ft. Campbell Ky. 101st PM Co. 2nd Bn 503rd Inf. Korea, Viet Nam, Germany, Ft. Bragg N.C. 82nd Spt.Cmd.U.S Army DARCOM Food Advisor. SGM Ret: 1983
Monday 03/18/2002 2:11:43pm
Name: Charles M Lindlau
Location: Gilford , N H .
Units/Dates +Comments: 1953-1954 :11th Airborne Div Ft Campbell,KY /TDY-Ft Benning,Ga Jump School Cadre.11th Abn Div,Ft Campbell,Bravo-Battery 88th Abn AAA Bn/Headquarter 127 Engineer Bn.1954-1956:82nd Airborne Div Ft Bragg,NC.Headquarter & Headquarter Company,Signal Battalion.
Sunday 03/17/2002 5:36:57pm
Name: Michael Minjack
Units/Dates +Comments: 101st Abn Div (repl depl) Jan 63-feb 64 173rd Abn Bde Co"A" Spt BN Feb64-Jul 65 A long time ago when I was young A I R B O R N E
Sunday 03/17/2002 3:07:27pm
Name: Eugene E. Hannam
Location: LeRoy,Mn. 55951
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Airborne 187th RCT 109th Aerial Resupply Unit. 1951-1957
Sunday 03/17/2002 11:25:56am
Name: Matthew Hayes
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Abn Div B Co 2-325 Dec 92 - Oct 96
Saturday 03/16/2002 8:37:09pm
Name: George Jurkowski
Units/Dates +Comments: Co A 325th Inf, 82nd ABN Div, 1965 Co C 1/327th Inf 101st Abn Div, 1966 HHC 1/327th Inf Tiger Force Recon, Co B 1/327th Inf 1967, HHC 1/327th Inf Tiger Force Recon 1967-1969. 1970 Co A 1st SFG (ABN)1st Special Forces, 1970 1St Civil Affairs Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group(ABN)1st Special Forces,./.
Saturday 03/16/2002 7:59:05pm
Name: DAVID SUTTON
Location: 357 SO.19th st.NEWARK,NEW JERSEY 07103
Units/Dates +Comments: E,COMPANY 1sT 501st,101st 1959 to 1963,44th ranger co,63.3/187th 11th air assault ACO.1/12 abn bridge 63 toaug 66.D CO. 3rd inf the old guard 66 to 69.1/39th b co 69,hhc 1/509th abn 8th div 70 to73,hhc 173rd 73,hhc 3/187 101ST,73 to 75,RETIRED 8-1-75
Saturday 03/16/2002 5:21:11pm
Name: ROBERT OAKLEY
Location: VeroBeach FL 7000 20st #774 32966
Units/Dates +Comments: 511SIG.1946-1951 came back with the div.and opend up FortCampbell KY 187reg combat team
Saturday 03/16/2002 11:46:57am
Name: Cpl. Jack D. Jordon
Location: Kennewick, Washington 99336-5728
Units/Dates +Comments: "A" company 307th Abn Eng, 1st Platoon March,1952----March,1954. A great company to have served with, jumped both the T-7 (#@##$)and the T-10, what a pillow.. 82nd Airborne Div.Ft.Bragg N.C.
Saturday 03/16/2002 1:11:50am
Name: Lori Schandorff
Units/Dates +Comments: I am looking for anyone who knows Dennis J. Bergeron. He served in the Army from 1941-1945. He was in WWII. He was sent to Bastogne. If you know him please contact me.
Friday 03/15/2002 8:53:40pm
Name: J R ELLEDGE
Location: Lexington , South Carolina
Units/Dates +Comments: Great site, went to jump school in first part of 68, ft. Benning, assigned to Co. D ,3/187th Rakkasans , 68-69. Did time at the animal farm, Co. C 2/509th, 1970, Mainz,Ger. AIRBORNE ALL THA WAY !!!!!
Thursday 03/14/2002 6:47:01pm
Name: Frenchy - No email given
Location: New Hampshire
Units/Dates +Comments: 68 69 at An Khe Pleiku Bong Song
Thursday 03/14/2002 3:30:01pm
Name: Sidney Chesnin
Location: Dallas, Texas
Units/Dates +Comments: 2/509 3/68 to 1/70
Thursday 03/14/2002 3:00:14pm
Name: Alfredo G Garcia
Location: San Diego, CA
Units/Dates +Comments: ITB 2nd Bn 19th Inf B co 1/507th (PIR) Airborne School 3/75th Ranger Rgt Ft. Benning, GA 1/509th ABN INF (JRTC) Ft. Polk, LA Service dates: 12-98 to 12-01
Wednesday 03/13/2002 8:03:06pm
Name: Donald F. Barnes
Units/Dates +Comments: jump school- 11/66,42nd Company,20th SFG Airborne. Great site, thanks
Wednesday 03/13/2002 1:00:37pm
Name: Doug Eilertson
Location: Kinston, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: 88th AAA of 11th (1953-1955) 325 of 82nd (1955-1956) 11th was the best!
Wednesday 03/13/2002 8:45:51am
Name: Major Chandrashekhar Manda
Units/Dates +Comments: 9 Parachute Field Regiment (Indian Army) still serving
Wednesday 03/13/2002 1:03:30am
Name: michael Radjenovich
Units/Dates +Comments: stationed at Ft Bragg 10th special forces 1953-1954 looking for buddies who were there from Buffalo, New York AIRBORNE ALL THE WAY
Tuesday 03/12/2002 6:52:20pm
Name: Nancy Frazier
Units/Dates +Comments: Looking for anyone who knew my father, James (Doss) Cronia. He was in WWII, Korea and Vietnam - in Korea, recipient of silver star - 31st Infantry - was also 101st Airborne. I never met him and I'd like to know what he was like. Thanks!
Tuesday 03/12/2002 12:54:45am
Name: Douglas Blair
Location: Houston, Tx.
Units/Dates +Comments: csc 2/325 Jan 76-Jan 80
Tuesday 03/12/2002 8:47:25am
Name: Dwight C DeBoer
Location: Lyle, MN 55953
Units/Dates +Comments: Co E (Scout) 60th INF (LRRP) 1982-1983 Looking for anyone who served at Ft Lewis under Capt Richardson during this timeframe. Shinkle, Smith,Glendon Ashley, Shaun Burke, Bruce Avaramis.Please contact me with Info..
Monday 03/11/2002 1:21:27am
Name: Mike Riggins
Location: Litchfield, Il. 62056
Units/Dates +Comments: My dad, Robert C. Riggins told me that he jumped with the 187th airborne (rct) in Korea but he can't remember the Bn. or what ever you call it and I'm trying to find out for him, to see if I can locate some of his buddies he might have jumped with,he was in service from Oct. 1950 and thinks that he came back to the states in 52-53, I have his service# it is U.S.Army 17-318-716. I have a copy of a newspaper article that states that he has returned to Kumsong, Korea after spending a 5-day R&R leave in Japan, under that it says, in service since May 1951, he has been in Korea since last October, the picture at the top is dated June 22,1952 so I figure my grandparents put it in the newspaper his rank at that time was PFC. Dad can't remember things to well any more and he never talked about Korea, it was like a bad name in our house when I was growing up, and now that his time is running short, he tells me he wishe's he would have talked about his time there. I am a collector of military items and have asked dad to try and remember names and time frames, but after 40 years of drinking to try and forget about it, he now regrets it because his grandkids would like to know. He said he served with several units while he was there, and he can remember the numbers, he said he was with the 2nd DIV.,3rd DIV., 40th, 45th,7th DIV., 11th airborne, 187th airborne (RCT).,he also told me that got the presidential unit citation(U.S.)and also the S.Korean presidential unit citation and a letter from Sigman Ree. He also earned 2 bronze stars, the purple heart, and my aunt told me at one time that his mom&dad had got a letter from the government that he was MIA. he also mentioned something about 2nd BN. H company, when he was injured he said he was in a big hospital in Japan, and that pretty well sums up what I have to go on, I have made several phone calls to different places and got nowhere, and told him last week that I was going to get a computer and see what I could find out on the internet so I am basically new at this also, I have been learning how to use the computer from my daughter, so excuse any errors I am making. I am about to run out of options to try and keep my dads place in history, he doesn't have a whole lot of time left, so any help on this will be appreciated. THANK YOU, the son of a veteran who cares.
Monday 03/11/2002 0:40:33am
Name: James Drinkwater
Units/Dates +Comments: A Co 1/505 Abn Inf 82nd - 1973 1976 Looking for Wachoviak, Doody, Damon, Freeland, Tucker, Pelham, Washington, Christmas
Sunday 03/10/2002 1:58:46pm
Name: Edd Voss
Homepage Title: Voss Photo
Location: Tacoma Wa
Units/Dates +Comments: HHD 10th SFDAE Bad Toelz Germany 1977 to 1980. also non Airborne with 1st Sig BDE. Yong San Korea. Loved the photos of the old chutes etc. Most of my jumps were with MC1 steerable canopies but made five with T-10 my hats off to all of those who came before ALL THE WAY. Edd Voss former Army Photgrapher
Sunday 03/10/2002 10:41:38am
Name: michael a. sanchez
Units/Dates +Comments: 8th div 1st brigade 2/509th C Co. 1966-67
Sunday 03/10/2002 9:55:18am
Name: Bill Schwartz
Location: Ft Knox, KY
Units/Dates +Comments: Was a member of the white devils 2/504th PIR 96 to 99
Sunday 03/10/2002 4:18:34am
Name: George( Spud) Taylor
Location: Hythe Kent
Units/Dates +Comments: Great site, still looking for old mates Germany,3th Batt A company 1947-1950, Berlin air lift, "Back to balloon jumps?" Hildersheim
Saturday 03/09/2002 3:03:19pm
Name: GERALD W. WILSON
Location: PARIS, TN. 38242
Units/Dates +Comments: BASIS MAY 50, JUMP SCH. FT. BENNING SEPT.50, LOVE CO. 187TH KOREA OCT 50-FEB 50, 11TH ABN. MED. BN. MAY 54-MAY 57, VIET NAN SEPT 68-SEPT 69, RETIRED 1971 FROM FT. CAMPBELL...SPIT SHINES AND BLITZ CLOTH
Saturday 03/09/2002 10:40:42am
Name: PYBURN, JERRY D.
Location: COMANCHE, TEXAS 76442
Units/Dates +Comments: 1953-1956 456 ABN FA BN (COMMO S/ SGT) JMP SCH INST 1955-1956 (82ND ABN JMP SCH) JMP MASTER SCH-1956,
Saturday 03/09/2002 4:03:23am
Name: Robert Jones
Units/Dates +Comments: D co.1/503 173rd.Abn.BDE 67-69 LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO SERVED WITH ME.
Saturday 03/09/2002 0:53:16am
Name: Kenneth McCullough
Location: Salem, Oregon
Units/Dates +Comments: Charlie company 4th 503rd 173rd Airborne Brigde. 7/11/67---7/11/67 Out standing site. Thanks and Welcome Home!!!
Friday 03/08/2002 4:32:36pm
Units/Dates +Comments: Was looking for the words I heard as a child on "Beautiful Streamer" But the ones you have are not the ones I heard. I don't know how old you are but I'm hoping you can help me. When I was young in the 1940's, a neighbor girl was going with a fellow who was in the 101st Airborne paratroopers. WW11. Nice fellow too. While sitting outside in the warm summer evenings talk would go to wartime. When he had one beer to many he would sometimes talk about thing in the war, not to often but one evening he sang us this song they sang. It was sung to the tune of "Beautiful Dreamer". He called it "Beautiful Streamer" , and all I can remember of it is as follows
"Beautiful streamer open for me here I'm going down with an torn canopy. I hit the ground with a sickening thud and all around me were puddles of blood, there wasn't much left for the medics to see so they just wiped me up with my torn canopy."
I remember tears in his eyes when he finished it. I know it's words sounds awful but I feel it's still part of history. Reason I'm asking is we were talking about it and it came back to mind. My friends asked if I had the complete words for it hence the reason I'm looking for them. Hoping you can help. Thank you for taking the time to read this. email@example.com
Friday 03/08/2002 6:01:50am
Name: Vic (Nobby) Thorn
Location: Southampton UK
Units/Dates +Comments: C Coy 2nd Bn The Parachute regiment.1970-75 went on to other units served with 101 and 82nd in Turkey early 70's any one remember that? any of you guys with me again in Northern Norway in 76?
Thursday 03/07/2002 4:14:48pm
Name: Mike A. Chavez
Location: new mexico
Units/Dates +Comments: I was with the 82d-abn (1982-1985) CSC 2/508 abn inf. looking for my old squad members, sgt.chavez (paco).
Thursday 03/07/2002 2:29:11pm
Name: DARRELL COUNCIL DEVANE
Location: FORT BRAGG, NC
Units/Dates +Comments: 82ND SIG BN
Thursday 03/07/2002 1:58:25pm
Name: Joe West
Units/Dates +Comments: looking for old friend from 101st during wwII. FRANCIS "BUD" RAINEY.WAS possibly major or lt col. recalled for korea. anybody knowing any info pls contact me.
Wednesday 03/06/2002 1:57:42pm
Name: james d. shea
Units/Dates +Comments: llth Abn, FtCampbell, basic and jump school...82d Ft Bragg, Domican Republic..1st Bde 101st VietNam
Wednesday 03/06/2002 1:17:00pm
Name: Ralph Earl
Units/Dates +Comments: 11th airborn 1945-1947
Tuesday 03/05/2002 8:26:47pm
Name: STEVE GULLEY
Units/Dates +Comments: B1/509TH ABN. ITALY 1974-75 C2/503 101ST 1975-1977 SGT.
Tuesday 03/05/2002 11:37:31am
Name: Kamaka David F
Location: Fayetteville N.C.
Units/Dates +Comments: I have a member who was with the herd in 67-68. Arthur K Kamaka "Joe Pineapple" if you are interested in seeing him call (910)843-3961 my home phone. i'm his son David U.S. Marine He needs help with disability for Vietnam.
Tuesday 03/05/2002 7:42:43am
Name: Barnes,Larry E.
Units/Dates +Comments: I served in HHB 3/319th Arty. I am still trying to locate all my buddies. Thanks for keeping us alive.
Monday 03/04/2002 9:31:38pm
Name: Lewis H. Russell
Homepage Title: Loose Pages
Location: Douglas, Wyoming
Units/Dates +Comments: 1948-1953 82nd Abn; 1953-1957 10th & 77 SF Gp Abn.
Monday 03/04/2002 4:34:47pm
Name: James J. Brower
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Units/Dates +Comments: 82nd Airbourne, Div., 2nd ABG, 504th Inf., Charlie Company, 1961, Ft. Bragg, NC