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.
Was on jump status as Deputy Commander, Berlin Brigade 1970-72.
Walsh Name: WILLIE GONZALEZ From: PUERTO RICO, LIVING IN MIAMI FL.
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?
not applicable Referred by: Net Search From: Quincy, Massachusetts, Originally.
jack Name: JIM KERR From: INDIANA, PA Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: VERY NICE PIECE OF WORK YOU HAVE HERE. Name: Shubin, William E From: Pinetop, AZ Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: SFA reviewed this site and said it was great, I agree. JOHN F DECOSTA n/a From: New Orleans, La Time: 2000-02-01 Comments: Trained with the 3rd Rangers in 1950 and then was transferred to the 4th Ranger Company. Time: 2000-02-01 Comments: I joined the Army 1-10-65, BASIC-AIT-JUMP SCH. Deployed to Vietnam (advanced party)aboard the USS Patch. Davis (ret.), formerly a medic with the 77th Group SF, (1952-54) passed away on 14JAN2000, aged 68. Our platoon was wipped out in 3/68 and am looking for two survivors, Carter, from Alabama I think, and Ford, from Georgia, I think, to substantiate VA claim. Name: Eric Olson From: Chicago Time: 2000-01-28 Comments: Great page guys!!! My squad which was led by Dave Baron nicked name ourselves "The Suicide Squad" because our gung ho LT.
Smith From: Bullhead City, AZ 86442-7930 Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: Was attached to 320th FA BN, Camp Wood, Japan (55-56)In the Aviation Section.
ESPECIALLY TO ALL THE"DEWMASTERS" IN MY SQUAD Name: Marvin W. Personal note: Jim Czarneskie you big bald headed power lifting pain in the 4th point of contact ........ Anyone who served in grenada w/said unit give me a yell ........ I would love to hear from any of the guys who with the 50th Signal Btn at Ft.
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!!!!!!