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. Nice site to visit, and to search for old "runnin' mates". We just keep on trudging along, until we turn to dust, and just fade away. He sadly Died when I was was 10yrs old back in 1983. 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 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...
ITS NOT WORTH DOING IF YOUR NOT HAVEING FUN Name: Delbert L. Albans, West Virginia Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: Great Site! I arrived at your site from Bill Holts 12th Trp Carr Sqdn site. Name: Mike Weiss From: Los Angeles California Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: Great site! I was an 0-5 Bravo ( field radio ) and remember some great times. Let me just say that after the Army, I went on to be a police officer with the LAPD and I owe my life ( many times over ) to the fact that I am a paratrooper. He told us when we got off the train that he had helped cut the "Fire Break" we could see up the mountain. Name: Pete Wilson From: Lowell, Massachusetts Time: 2000-02-14 Comments: With about 20 other guys, joined Hq&Hq Co, 188 AIR, at Ft. 1st Lt Manuel Alves (from Fall River, Mass) the CO. With thanks and kindest regards to all who read this message .... University College of Ripon & York St John, England. Currnet address Bedford, Massachusetts Time: 2000-02-09 Comments: Company D 511th PIR basic Training 1952, Jump School @ Ft Benning, 1953,508th ARCT Apr 1953 thru Aug 1954 @ Service Co, 187th ARCT, Camp Chick APO 51, Beppu Japan Oct 54 - Jul 55 and 187th ARCT Ft Bragg NC Jul 55 - Nv 55. Name: Maggie Beam Referred by: Net Search From: Pennsylvania Time: 2000-02-09 Comments: i would like to find out more information on the troopers in the 82 airborne divison my father served in the 82 airborne divion he is from Pennsylvania Name: SFC Matthew M.
He got the name snake from "snaking through the grass at Los Banos. Concannon (missing some teeth) in front from the 187 Rakkasans (sp? Well, maybe -- in those days, at that age, it was the world of the Dolly Bar and the Atlantic. From: united kingdom Time: 2000-02-14 Comments: Any bods out there that were involved in the palestine peacekeeping force 45-49? Mr CARL SHILLETO, MILITARY HISTORIAN, C/O 46 ALBION AVENUE, ACOMB, YORK... I would also be interested in any 'then and now' photographs of any Paratroopers. Military police and the balance with Ops in HQ & HQ's Co. Hendrickson From: Ocean Shores, WA Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I served at Ft. I finished Jump School with 900 others Airborne troopers in Dec.1957.
While at Ft Campbell, a SS Charles "Snake" King ran the beer garden across from our company heaqdquarters. Would be glad to hear form old buddies, or meet new ones. Russ Kimbark From: NY Time: 2000-02-13 Comments: I served In 1954/56. If you are able to help please contact me on my e-mail:[email protected] or write enclosing any information to:.... As my work will have many illustrations and photographs, I would be pleased to recieve copies of any photographs taken around the time of the D-Day Landings. Name: Roland Rhea Website: From: Creston, Ohio Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I took my 2nd. Being in an Airborne Company before Jump School got a little ruff.
From: New Jersey, Lakewood Time: 2000-02-11 Comments: Spent nine and a half of my first years in the military in the Division. Looking forward to be blessed to finish my career with this fine organization. Looking for any Blue Falcons from 1993-97 who were in "B No." "three things change twice every five minutes" "quien es su paracadutiste papa? I was with quite a few other units TDY, but the 11th is the one I am most proud. Palmer, as fine an officer as ever was, SSGT Ronald Mc Elliot was there also. An adventure for sure, I was 17 when I enlisted in the Army (had Mom and Dad sign a waiver), and was only 20 when I got out. Dillard Website: From: Kansas Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: Looking for Sgt.
Time: 2000-02-13 Comments: Would like to here from any one who served in the 319th airborne artillery from 49 to 52the 505th. Thanks, Paul E-mail address: [email protected]: David Shepherd From: long island ny Time: 2000-02-12 Comments: JUST LOOKING FOR OLD FRIENDS OF MY OLD UNIT 1/320 FA HDQ AMMO PLATOON ALMOST 20 YEARS OUT GIVE ME A SHOUT WILL ANSWER ALL MAIL ALL THE WAY AIRBORNE Name: Wallace, Joseph D. Anyone whom particpated in Alaska Airborne maneuver in 1954 Winter like to hear from you. Referred by: Net Search From: Oregon Time: 2000-02-11 Comments: Great site, thanks for putting it here, and thanks to all the veterans who served before, the world will never fully know your sacrifice. I was assigned to the 11th QM Detachment AE&S , Heavy Drop in support of Combat Engineers attached to the 1st 509th. I sure would like to get back in tough with him Mike Name: Cliff W. If your commitment to being the best there is and building only the best from the "cherries" I could not have the life I have today. Send us an E-mail and come stay with us when you can.3rd/325th 1987-1992, 20th SF A-co.
Was on jump status as Deputy Commander, Berlin Brigade 1970-72.