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Norman Taliaferro
Served 1954 TO 1957 With The 11 th Airborne's Recon Company At Ft. Campbell , Ky And In Augsburg Germany. Link
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William Waters Jr.
Served with the 82nd from 1948 to 1950 and as a jump school instructor at Ft. Benning from 1950 to 1953.
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Bob Marshall
Served with the 1/502ND INF. 101ST Abn Div. from '62 to '64. First D Company, then Mortar Battery, then HH Company. Did Jump School at Ft. Benning, Ga. Link
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John Boney
Served with the  504 Airborne Infantry Regiment, from 1953 to 1956 . 
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Don Martin
Jump School Ft Benning Aug. 1947 188th Prcht Inf. Regt, Hq. Co., Japan, 11th Abn Div. 187th Prcht Inf. Regt, Co. I, 11th Abn Div, Ft Campbell 1950 187th Abn. RCT, Co. I the   MP Plat, Korea 1950-51 The Inf. Sch., Ft. Benning, Ga. 1952-1954 5th Inf. Div., Germany   1954-1955 101st Abn Div, 506th PIR, Co. E, Ft Campbell, Ky. 1955-57 25th Inf. Div, 21st Inf., Co. D, Hawaii 1960-1963 Univ. of Tenn, ROTC duty 1963-64 4th Armd Div, Germany   1965-1967  Retired 1967 (Sept.)
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Dan McKegney
Served in Vietnam, with the 1876th Communications Squadron, TSN Air Base, RVN (1967-1968); and with the AF 2192nd Communications Squadron, Loring AFB, Maine (1968-1971).
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Dan Guy
Served with The 501 Airborne,   GERONIMO,  Ft Bragg 1960-61 
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Robert  Murray
A "RAKKASANS" Served With Mortar Battery 2 Abn. Battle  Gp, 187 Inf. 101 Abn Div Ft.  Campbell  Ky 6/57 to 12/58  
Got the sad new Bob passed away 4-1-98
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Cliff  Dillard
Served 1955 TO 1958 With The 11 th Airborne's 188 Infantry Regiment  At Ft. Campbell , Ky And In Augsburg Germany. He now Serves as  National Q. M. with 11th Airborne Association .
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Richard C Cover Jr.
Server  from 1954 to 1957  at  Ft. Campbell , Ky. with 544 Field  Artillery Battalion, 11th Abn Inf.  Div, transferred to the 188 Abn Inf.  Regt.  and went to Augsburg Germany with  them and was stationed in Gablingen Kaserne.
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Phil Arledge (Felipe')
Served with Alpha Co, 2/187th (ABN) Inf., Ft. Kobbe, Republic of Panama in 1986 :
The Moatengators!!!
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Jerry Bilodeau
Served with 82nd Airborne's, 2 Battalion 505 Infantry's C Co. 1963 to 1965; joined the National Guard in 1983 for 10 years and now he's in the Army Reserve. (some guys never quit)
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William Beckert
Presently Serving as jumpmaster with the 1/501st Parachute Infantry Regiment
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Mike Sparks
Web Master of the "Paratrooper 2000 Site" -- If you cut this Guy , He would bleed Parachutes!
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Jack Cicolello
Got his wings March of 47, In Japan . Served with the 187 AIR and made the Combat Jump at Sukchon, Korea on 10/20/50. 
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Rudy Lucas
Served with 11th Airborne's, 511th Abn Signal Co, from November 1946 to 53 Qualified in Parachutes (Senior) and Gliders. Over 100 jumps from C-46, C-47, C-82 and C-119. 
Rudy, passed away 01-30-2004
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Kenneth Rector
Served in D. Co. 327th A.B.G. from 1961 to 1964 101 Airborne Div. Served in Turkey in 1964.
He has jumped from C119-C123-C124-C130's and a few Helicopters.
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Robert Duke
Served with the 11th Airborne Division from 1954 thru 1958 at Ft. Campbell and in Augsburg Germany.
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Ed Burley
Served with the 11th Airborne Division's 511 SIG.CO  from 1955 thru 1958 at Ft. Campbell and in Augsburg Germany.
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Bob Buffington 
Served with the 11th Airborne Division  in Germany from July, 1957 until the division was deactivated in March 1958. 
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Brian Riordan 
Served with the British Regular Army as a Parachute Jump Instructor and Permanent Staff Instructor with the 11th (TA) Bn Parachute Regiment and was a Platoon Sergeant with 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment. He served from 1948 - 1953 and again from 1963-1965. 
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John Dingwall 
Served with the 15th Scottish Bn Parachute Regiment (Territorial Army) from 1958-62 then joined up in the Regular Army. After training joined the 2nd Bn Parachute Regiment, till 1970.  
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Gilbert A Leal
Served with 11th Abn. Div. Ft. Campbell, 1953-1955. 2nd Armored Div. Mainz Germany 1955 - 1957. Went to Jump School at Benning got hurt and finished Jump School at Ft Campbell.
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David Wilson
Served as a cadre in the Airborne School at Ft. Benning from 51-53.
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Bob Malone
Served was with I Co. 187 3/rd Platoon in 1951 as a radio operator in Korea = Back to Beppu and that great drop zone at Oita
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William Kelleher
Served from 1953 - 1956. with Company C 76th Tkn Btn, 82nd MP Company and the 187 ARCT MP Platoon.
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John Penman
Served with the British Airborne 1st Btn The Parachute Rgt--1961-1967---jumped from Hasting's--Beverly's--Argosy's---and "Free-Fall" from Auster and Rapide. Would be happy to hear from any "Airborne Brother"--EMail n/a
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M.  J. Macchiarelli
Entered service in oct of 66 served in Viet-Nam 67-68 went to Jump school at Ft. Benning graduated 10-24-75 and and volunteered special forces, discharged in 76. Airborne All The Way. n/a
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Robert G. Lloyd
Served With The 11 th Airborne's HHC, 188 th ABG. at Ft. Campbell and in Augsburg Germany from 1955 TO 1958. In 1958, Went to Beirut, Lebanon With the 24th ABN DIV. In 1966, Vietnam with the 1st Brigade, 101st ABN DIV. Combat Photographer. Also served with the 82nd ABN DIV. and HHC XVIII ABN CORPS, G2 Section.; Retired 1975. n/a
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John Millaway
John, Joined the Army in 87 served with: C Co 1/508th PIR Panama 87-88; C Co 1/12 Inf(Mech) Ft Carson CO 88-92 (Detailed to 2/504 PIR Ft Bragg NC for the Gulf War 1991); 4th QM CO Rep of Korea 92-93; 600 QM CO FBNC 93-95; 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne)95-Present; Awards include: Combat Infantry Badge, Still on active duty as a: "REDHAT" n/a
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William Holt
Served as a ,Flight Engineer, with the 12th Troop Carrier Squadron Rhein Main Air Force Base Germany, from 1950 to 54. They had C-82s and then converted to C-119s links
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Tom Regan
Tom, served with the A Co. 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th ID., in Korea 1951 to 1952. He is Special Forces qualified and added a Special Forces tab to go with his Ranger tab and has a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry badge, Glider wings and Canadian Wings n/a
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Stephen D McConnell
In 24 years service with British Paratroopers, He has served in Canada, United States (Fort Lewis WA - Fort Bragg NC), Belize, Brunei, Africa, Germany and Hong-Kong, Northern Ireland and took part in the Falklands campaign with 3 Para in 1982.He retires December 1998 n/a
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Richard Rutherford
Dick, joined the 11th Airborne in 1948, went to Japan, and then to Ft Campbell. When the 187th RCT was formed in 1950, he went to Korea, and made both Combat Jumps. n/a
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Nick Dramis
Served 1949 - 1952 with the 187th Airborne Inf. Reg. and made the Munsan-ni combat jump.
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Denzil Connick.
Served with the British Paratroopers in Northern Ireland and in the Falkland Campaign. We regret to say Denzil was wounded in action, by shell fire on 13th June 1982, (a day before the surrender) and lost a leg.
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John H. Mcgregor
Got his wings at Ft. Benning, July 1947. 511 Abn Sig Co, Message Center Platoon, Sept '47-Sept '49, Camp Crawford, Hokkaido, Japan. Brought the division home to Camp Campbell, KY in Feb '49 & was an instructor in the division signal school until discharge
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Clyde Storie
Entered the service in Jan, 1951. Served with the 18th special Forces , 307 Airborne Engineers, the scout section of recon company and the 82nd aviation section. In 1954, sent on special assignment to the East Coast of Florida at Patrick Air Force Base. Discharged Feb 12, 1955.
Clyde, passed away 12-01-2001
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Mel B. Echelberger
Served from 1953 - 1956. 11th ABN, CO. 188th . Assigned to Med CO. 188 transferred to Medical CO 508th, 1955. In July they did "Operation Gyroscope" with the 187th "Rakasans" ARCT to Camp Chickamauga, Beppu, Japan on the Island of Kyushu. He was discharge, June 26th, '56.
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Harry Paris
Served with Co "B" 503rd AIR 11th ABN Div at FT. Campbell from August,1953 thru Oct.,1958. Rotated back to Ft. Campbell to the Hvy. Mortar Battery 327 Inf 101 ABN Div. Also served with the 5th Trans BN 9th Log. Comd and Hq Detach 9th Log. Comd on Okinawa in 1961 & 62.
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Thomas Dunlap
Served with Co "B" 503rd AIR 11th ABN Div at FT. Campbell - contributed pictures of the 1953 Alaska manuever "Operation Snowbird"
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Charles Dean
Was one of the first paratroopers deployed with the 1/503rd Infantry Bn, 173d Abn to begin the troop buildup in May of 1965. Left 173rd in April of 1966 and was reassigned to the 4th Infantry Div at Ft. Lewis. He then spent two years as a Drill Sergeant (E-6) at Ft. Ord, CA. He is presently, the National Chaplain for the 173d Airborne Brigade Association.
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Peter Griffin
Served with Co. A, 2/502nd Infantry 101st Airborne Division Vietnam 1965-66. His military decorations include, the Viet Nam Service Medal with two bronze battle stars, the Silver Star, Recondo Patch, and others..
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SFC David Krabbe
Serving as of 1-2-2001 with (Mortars) 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Camp GarryOwen, Korea
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Azie L. Magnusson
Served with 11th Abn Div. in the 89th Airborne Field Artillery Battalion from 1955 to 1957 - frunished some great jump pictures
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Louis G. Schreiner
Served with Co. "E" 1/504 A.B.G. 8th Inf. Div Lee Barracks Mainz Germany from Aug 1960 to Aug 1962 - frunished some great jump pictures
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Thomas (Jeff) Carter
served in c-co 1/501 at Ft Bragg. 1958 then gyro-ed to Lee barracks Germany with d-co 1/504 8th Inf Div., Nov. 58. transfersd to a-co 1/504 in June 59. discharged Dec.60- frunished jump pictures and historical data on 8th Inf Div.
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