I want my children to see for themselves what a GREAT outfit the 82nd Infintry really was!
Assigned to a 4.2 mortor battry in the 327th as a forward observor. p&A PLT USNS BUCKNER 16 DAYS SICK ALL THE WAYHQ RECON 502 IN 57 A TROOP 17TH CAV 59-60W FSC FROST EX JSCHOOL INST.11THJS 61 -62 A TROOP 8TH CAV COLEMAN BRKS. Campbell in 1951 and was in the Parachute Field Mainteance until 1959 and then went with back to the 101st, then to 11th in Germany and returned in 1965 to Ft.
5th Ranger Training Battalion, Dahlonega, Georgia 1994-1998 LRSD 110th Military Intelligence Battalion Fort Drum, New York 1998 Serving with the Rangers in these units has been the most rewarding experience of my military carer. last jschool class 11th put through ft cambell in 55 before germany left with 3rd bat hq. SETAF, BOSCOMANTICO AIR FIELD VERONA ITALY B TROOP 17TH CAV. I was with the 11th from 1949-1950 and then went with the 187th to Korea, returned to Ft.
Gather and discuss the best ways to work with Word Press and find out the advantages of using Word Press for your Business and Personal website. in 1950 ordered to Korea with the 187 A/B RCT Suport Co. I am still proud to have been AIRBORNE My grandfather, "Dirty Joe", was the first sergeant of A battery 456th 82nd and A battery 463rd 82nd & 101. I am putting together a familiy history and would love any stories (good or bad) from anyone who knew him. Campbell 58 5th Corp LRRP Weildflecken Germany/Frankfurt Germany 61/62 Hello, My Dad was in the 82nd under Gavin.. I remember seeing allot of British articles my mother From Brittan) kept on the 82nd.(As she worried as the war went on) (A large scrap book)ie.."The devils with the baggy pants" We had a fire back in 70' all was lost. I was mechanized infantry with the 2nd Bn-28th Mainz, Germany;from 75-78. They had a special gate in their walk,a certainty when they spoke. When things got tough,they could lead and make you feel you were beside them instead of following. I think he might have been a member of the 503 Regt. Thank you for your help and your time you spend into my search Iam now a member of the 110FW at Battle Creek Mi ANG. So we listed for 4 years with the 505th/82nd and gyro to Mainz Ge. The guy who suggested we go airborne wasn't able to make it so he stayed behind in the 503. after that i went to alaska to finish my tour and got out. I was also a long distance runner with the mainz troopers. Would like to talk to other g.i's from the same era and company. I am 64 and thinking about my past and wish to talk about old times, fort bragg and time served. 32 jumps Jumpmaster, Night jumps, T7 , T10 C47---C119----First jump of C124 Globemaster on record, Pope AFB '55 Sgt. I still remember those that gave their lives so that I and the rest of us can go on with our lives. Looking for troopers who may have served with Robt. Trying to put together something special for the family as a tribute. Bob Pelletier 2nd ACR 1st CAV 5/17th CAV, 2nd ID (Munsan, Korea)101st ABN Received Parachutist Badge from Colonel Joseph F. Homer does not have a PC so I am trying to help in locating his pal. Millard Greer, PO Box 83 , Cedartown, Georgia 30125 I was in A Co. Have attended some Airborne gatherings and reunions, got to see some of my old buddies and meet some new ones (C. Magro, among others), had a great time..encourage any who can to participate. I spent a week on the base at Fort Cambell and as a High School kid liked the sprit of the Airborne. My dad served in the US Army from 1934 to 1940 and told me a story about how, when his hitch was almost up, he and his buddy were approached with the idea of going in the then experimental Airborne Division. Thank You, Jim Holder enlisted in 9/25/47 basic FT. Jack Green if you are reading this please contact me. I would love to hear back form anyone who has served with my Regiment. NEVER FORGET WHY THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES I SURE WONT Keith Black BTRY C 3rd BN 319th FA 82nd ABN BDE /was part of Operation Linebacker in Soul South Korea 1969/ from there went Viet Nam and was with the 173rd did a lot of back and forth between the Grunts / Art sometimes as FO in LZ English / Tiger Mountains over looking the Ankay Vally until 1970 if this sounds fimillia to some one out there that was on my track please give me a shout AIRBORNE ALL THE WAY AND THEN SOME. Reyneska, Rakkasan Commander in formal ceremonies which graduated 296 187th ARCT men at Fort Bragg, North Carolina 30 January 1956. With the news that the 101st was to be re-activated we were designated as a cadre unit to train troops for the 101st Airborne Division and reassigned to Fort Campbell Kentucky. Task Force 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (ABN). " DEATH WAITS IN THE DARK" When the Lord asked who shall I send, We replied send us, we will GO AIRBORNE. He thought the idea was cool and was told where to sign up the next day. But the first jump was made by MSgt Ralph Bottriel, not "Sky High" Irvin. Followed my older brother's (Rich Neybert Love Co-187th) example and advice, "Guys who quit Jump School will be quitting things the rest of their lives." AIRBORNE-ALL THE WAY! Tribuani was a "Tanker"(Armor) in Pacific Theatre, My uncle Lambert Tribuani served with an Artillery unit in europe in WWII. Tribuani served with the 11th Airborne WWII in the Pacific theatre, and later occupied Japan. Mark Ritter, for letting us have too much fun and teaching me "If you ain't cheatin, you ain't trying", Sgt. I am trying to locate anybody who happened to be there at the same time. The first freefall parachute jump was indeed conducted in 1919 at Mc Cook field. Served with "WAR DADDY THERIAC" and other "Gung Ho" troopers. Assigned to the Assault Gun Platoon, Hqs Co, 502nd. I have experiance jumps with US, THAILAND, SINGAPORE, INDONESIA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND friendly jumps in my country on 1986. His children know very little of his experiences or unit. Don Peirce Im writing into this board, because I need your help. If you would like copies of these please email me and I will send you copies of them. after that I went home early and assigned to the 325 in late 1960. South Staffordshire Rgt (Gliders) and took part in the Arnham Drop. 17th airborne Div Would like to hear from any troopers from that era it's been a long time but I shall never forget my buddys not only from the combat but also basic training at Ft, Bragg and jump school at ft, benning Ga. Currently reside in Northern Virginia, Berlin, Germany, Northern NY State, Georgia and Rio de Janerio, Brazil. Upon returning to the states, I was assigned to Troop B 2nd 17 Cavalry at Fort Campbell, Ky. Looking for information on my Father-in-law, Fred Hermann (deceased). Jan 1956 transferred to: E Co 188th, 11th Abn Div, Ft Campbell, KY. My father and I were in the same platoon and he made my first jump with me. Campbell, Ky 1955 then gyroed to Munich, Germany 1956 thru 1958 88th Airborne Anti Aircraft Battery 1955-1956 Heavy Mortar Battery, 503rd Airborne Infantry 1st Airborne Battle Group 1956-1958 11th Airborne Division Merely a 1981 graduate of Jump School (plus 2 additional jumps). my Dad, Raleigh "Buddy" Power (graduated jump school in 1947), served most of his 24-year career as 82nd Airborne and Special Forces (77th Special Forces in 1955 -- before the beret; then again from 1964). Please, if you got some airborne wings or emblem,embroidery send to me at my address below: No.436 B, Jalan SS9A/10, Sg Way , PJ, 47300, SELANGOR, WEST MALAYSIA spring 66 to Dec 67 1st/506th Charlie Light Inf. Im in search for my father and its very urgent to me to locate him. Also have jap flag with all the names of the people at that time with him. I decided I wanted to change jobs so I went to air condtion school after reenlisting. Ira had a unit patch that was round and a polar bear inside it. I know he surived,but it would be nice to find out a little more about what happend to the Comapny Etc. Thanking you in advance dec17 1944 germany with battry"C" 466th Pcht F. Just to name a few GENE MULLHOLLAND, JOE MENOSKY, LEW LABRIOLA, CROUSE, SHORTY JAMISON, CRP. 1965-69-Viet Nam, MACV,5th SF, MACVSOG(CCC),3rd BDE 82nd ABN. Will try to answer all Email from minds who want to know... Last time I was in touch i was based in Bahrain, retired from there last July back to the UK after many years. I have good memories of serving with the 101st AIRBORNE DIVISION and the 1st Cavalry Division. If I had to do again, I would not hesiate for one minutes. Called back to service Sep 1950 at Ft Hood, then assigned to Service Co., 187th RCT in Korea until discharged Aug 1951 at Camp Carson, CO. Have a DD 214 which shows the Korean Service Medal (Bull 21 DA 1950) and that is all. Mar 1956 "Gyroscoped" to Augsburg, Germany...still in E Co 188th, 11th Abn Div. E Co 188th becomes A Co 504th, 2nd Airborne Battle Group, 11th Abn Div. Wounded 3 times and awarded the Purple Heart along with two clusters. discharge 9/24/52 I am on 922 but I have changed my e-mail this is the new one. Would like to hear from some 508th guys to these day I still miss the 508th . Campbell/Augsburg Germany until deactivated 24th Inf Germany 327th AIR Ft. I would like very much to share that w/my children about their Grand Dad. We where some of the last to jump the C-119 the old boxcar.