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Name: Gene M Frice From: San Luis Obispo, CA Time: 2000-01-31 Comments: Hi to all airborne buddies from F Co, 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team, D Co 504th and Special Forces. Time: 2000-01-30 Comments: THIS IS A AWESOME PAGE, I AM VERY IMPRESSED AND I AM GLAD I FOUND IT.
Can anyone give me guidance on locating a source for this info?
LOUIS, MO Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: I was in Eco.1st BATT.503d INF.173rd Airbourne brigade in VIETNAM AUG.1969-MAR.1971.
If any of you have heard of a great buddy of mine named Roger Toress please contact me.
You have a great site, it brought back many memories. My work will be published in September 2000, by Leo Cooper, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, England, and will be titled 'UTAH BEACH & ST MERE EGLISE' and will form part of their 'BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES WW II'. WE WERE STATIONED IN THE WARNER KASERNE GREAT MEMORIES, WENT BACK OVER THIS SUMMER, THE BEER IS LOUSY BUT THE SCENERY CAN'T BE BEAT. Name: Vickie Storie Callahan From: Florida Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: Clyde Storie is my father. He gave me a great respect for all soldiers and the sacrifices made by them for us and our wonderful country. Later was XO of the 5th of the 23d Inf at Ft Rich Alaska (a jump slot). Anyone out there who was with Scott, Kavanaugh, Nagle, Hague......? Name: George Deck From: Chicago, Il/Summerfield Fl Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: I also was a Benning Bullet (not a rice paddy commado) and was sent to the 511th Abn.
In particular I would like to hear from any veterans who served in Normandy and wish to share their memories of the D-Day landings. I am very proud of him and all paratroopers and wanted to pay respect to him by viewing your site. Lewis From: Missouri Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I went to Benning Jump School in January 1950. A., I stayed in Korea for 11 months and left in the spring of 1952. JOHNSON (KURT) From: OHIO Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I GYRO'D WITH H&H 503RD FROM CAMPBELL TO MUNICH. Suhanin Website: From: Austin, Texas Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: After jump school I was assigned to the 7th SFGA at Bragg then the 5th in Vietnam. Anderson Referred by: Signing another Guestbook From: Jewell, Iowa Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: D and Hq Co, 188th, 11th Abn., 1950 - 1953. Anybody else out there who remembers sitting at dawn on Newsman's Knob waiting for that "Bomb" to go off? I rember the pilot of the last big bird I jumped, his nick name was "Pappy" and older pilot with no teeth and flew for the reseves. Bragg, NC on Sicily DZ, I was assigned to the 82 Abn Div at the time.
Sharp From: GA now FL Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: Served only with Special Forces as Airborne: 1st,original 5th, 7th SF Groups, original 46th Co. French Skydiver License, 2nd Degree #1517, USPA C-3218, Area Safety Officer (Thailand)1966-67, PA/II. Name: Jack Trezise Referred by: Net Search From: Punta Gorda, Florida formerly, Pennsylvania Time: 2000-02-03 Comments: Thanks for thinking of us C J. The 508 had just been reconstituted and reported directly to the XVIII CORPS. Interested in hearing from anyone who was in or has access to detailed info on this maneuver. I was in the 10th/5th/11th and 1st special forces group abn. A massive hello to all out there who have had the guts and determination to become something special and make the slipstream a part of their tales. Name: Steve Mohammed From: ENGLAND Time: 2000-01-29 Comments: To all the other Paratroopers of the world past and present from a Brit para of the new 16 Air Assault Bde. Fossett From: Absecon, New Jersey Time: 2000-01-29 Comments: Received a letter from my old pal, Jim Blakeslee where he mentioned this site. We would like to get a liscense plate frame for him as well. Referred by: Viewing another Guestbook From: Morrison, Va/Fayetteville, NC Time: 2000-01-25 Comments: Jan 51 to Jan 54, 89th AFA Bn, 11th Abn Div./ Apr 54 to Apr 55, E Co 508th ARCT (SD, Jump school instructor)/ Apr 55 to Oct 55, Pathfinder Platoon, 11th Abn Div,(SD, jump school instructor)/ Oct 55 to Mar 57, C Co 188th AIR, 11th Abn Div./ Mar 57 to Jan 59, D Co, 1st ABG, 187th Inf, 24th Inf Div./ Feb 59 to Sep 62, 1st ABG, 187th Inf, 82nd Abn Div./ Oct 62 to Feb 66, Army Rifle Team (Distinguished Rifleman)/ Mar 66 to Sep 66, B Co, Special Forces Training Gp./ Sep 66 to Dec 66, C Co, 7th Special Forces Gp./ Dec 66 to Dec 69, B Co, 5th Special Forces Gp.
Campbell, KY 62-63;5th Bn 19th SFGA 73-82 As a student of international military special operations, I find the common thread for all special operators is they are all airborne qualified"All The Way" Name: Jim Ringland aka Website: Special Forces Assn. Served as Opns Officer and Commander of SOG (name changed to STDAT) 1972-73, in Vietnam. Walsh Referred by: Viewing another Guestbook From: Marshfield Ma. not applicable Referred by: Net Search From: Quincy, Massachusetts, Originally. My father was born in 1933 and was a paratrooper for the Army in the 50's. He died when I was sixteen, and I need to know about any sites where I can begin to find information about his time in Okinawa. I am going to show him this site, I think he will enjoy it. Name: Richard Simonian (Sgt.) From: Orange, California Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: I became a airborne soldier at Fort Benning in January 1953. Mc Cormick had been a POW held in a camp close to Beppu. has looked but never found any old mates from the war that was forgotten. Am new to this computer games so don't know the lingo yet. France) then after the Bulge, to Berlin with the 505. AZ Chapter of the 82nd Abn Div Assn inc and registrar for the Mid-Winter Conferences the chapter has every year. Love From: Time: 2000-02-13 Comments: came out of jump school april of '55 at Ft. My previous work in this series is titled 'PEGASUS BRIDGE/MERVILLE BATTERY' and documents the British 6th Airborne Division landings....... Now, Kahoka, Mo Time: 2000-02-10 Comments: I was in the 101st, stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky. Name: tfflynn From: 187th ARCT and 508th ARCT & Ft Benning Juimp School...
) sorry, and also our first SGT was Bernie Averitte whom jumped on Corridor. Also a Sgt Kulick whom weathered wounds in Korea to become a trooper when I was there. If any one know of these great guys or anthing about them I would like to hear about them. Echelberger From: Gold Beach, OR Time: 2000-02-14 Comments: Was wondering if anyone out there remembered the name of our 508th Medical Company, CO. The First Sgt was Mc Cormick,or Mc Cormack, Both of them had made the Bataan Death March. Jump school at Ft Campbell, then to the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Bremerhaven on the SS Patch. my old mans ex7th Light Infantry Parachute Regiment British Army. Name: Marshall (Mark) Baird From: Oracle, AZ Time: 2000-02-13 Comments: Dave Foy sent me the start of this lash-up. If you wish to see an example of the type of publication it will be. Would like to hear from anyone that was there during that time frame. 1st Bn, 507th IN "Keep your feet and knees together!!!!!!
Croley From: Ohio Time: 2000-02-12 Comments: I am looking for information on Co. If anyone could help it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks to all you "devils in baggy pants" and all whom have paid the supreme sacrafice to protect a flag "whose colors don't run" Airborne All the Way. Sandoval From: California Time: 2000-02-11 Comments: Enjoyed the history on your page! A kid going nowhere fast to a really old education student at USF. But me and Tina are fine the kids are growing up fast and we have a big house in FLA. Name: Jack Branson From: TX Time: 2000-01-30 Comments: My dad graduated from The Parachute School on August 13, 1942, and was an instructor there from August 1942-May 1944, when he was shipped overseas with the 11th.