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.
I've been clicking around at these sites , of paratroopers of fifties. Benning-1951-1954 Participated in "OPERATION LONGHORN" infamous for the number of injuries caused by the order to jump in winds that exceeded safe conditions and caused the aircraft pilots great difficulty in holding the safe airspeed for the jump; and resulted in 200 plus serious injuries and 2 deaths. Global Special Operations From: San Diego CA Time: 2000-02-01 Comments: excellent site. Ringo Sends Name: John F Decosta Referred by: AOL From: brockton,mass Time: 2000-02-01 Comments: I am so very proud to have served in the paratroopers. Name: Karl Brennan From: England / UK Time: 2000-01-29 Comments: Good to see the Airborne Brootherhood is still alive and kicking. Name: Janis Honea From: Sparks, NV Time: 2000-01-27 Comments: My Uncle Albert Bernardini was in the 11th airborne and we were looking for information for him. Worth, TX Time: 2000-01-24 Comments: Airborne experience; I went to jump school at Ft. Served in the 505th Airborne Infantry Regiment, which was converted to the 505th Airborne Battle Group in 1958.
I am presently collating and researching information about the 82nd & 101st Airborne Division and their involvement in the landings in Normandy on D-Day 6th June 1944. In February of 1951 I volunteered for Ranger trainning in Ft. Went to Korea in May of 1951 as a Ranger replacement but was assiged to the 937th F. Name: Ray Kimbrell From: Fayetteville, NC (Home of The Abn) Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: I jumped the C-124 several times and it was often that I was sent upstairs, on the way out you had your static line in your hand and had to hook up on the way to the door, this got your adrenelin going. Stayed until Sep 1958 , then To 101st Abn Div at Ft Campbell KY Joined SF in June 1961 , went to Laos, back to Bragg , then Germany in the 10th SFG and back to Bragg for 2 years and retired as SGM E9 in Sep 1969 Name: Nachreiner Mike From: Black River Falls Wi 54615 Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: I was with 318th Arty at ft.
" Name: Tracey Diohep From: Time: 2000-02-11 Comments: do you have any other photos of the 504th PIR? My Fiancee's father was a jumper and we don't really have any of his records or photos (destroyed in a fire). It would mean the world to him if he could have a photo of his dad. It was strange being a Vetran, and not being able to buy beer (legally) till my birthday in September Any E-mail from others is welcome. Time: 2000-02-10 Comments: To whom it may concern. None From: Winona, MN Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: Served in 675 Gli FA Bn Japan Jan 1948 to April 1949, to Camp Campbell, KY to 675 then to 457 th Abn FA Bn, to Korea 3rd Inf Div, to 187 Abn RCT in Japan , went to Korea with 187 returned to Japan in Oct 1953, stayed until March 1955, back to Ft Campbell then rotated 6 mo later to Germany w/ 11th Abn Div.
GES Edgar, Ne [email protected]: Jack Trezise Referred by: Net Search From: N. Myers, Florida originally Pennsylvania Time: 2000-02-01 Comments: I SIGNED THE GUESTBOOK BEFORE BUT DID NOT INCLUDE MY OUTFIT "M" Co.;3rd Battalion; 508 ARCT Sand Hill, Ft. [Army, Circa: 1950-1976] Y'all take care, stay safe, keep smiling, and happy hunting. If anyone out there knew him I would love to here from you.