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A JUMP STORY

I think that every paratrooper has a story about a jump that he likes to tell about. Maybe because it was funny, or unusual, or an extremely close call. 2,005 more words

NO HANDS

Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

By HELENE COOPERERIC SCHMITT, THOMAS GIBBONS-NEFF and JOHN ISMAY
The New York Times

January 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come. 834 more words

Panel of Army senior leaders discusses current challenges for operations overseas

By Jess Dupree, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs

By Suhyoon Wood, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Jan. 613 more words

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Alvin C. York Addresses the 82nd Division

The things you find on the internet.  Alvin C. York addresses his old outfit the 82nd Division “All-American” in May of 1942.

Musee Airborne

The Airborne Museum, situated in the square of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, a few miles from D-Day landing beaches, facing the church where John Steele famously was caught, relates the heroic adventure of paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Division. 253 more words

Bastogne Banquet Weekend 2017

The 2017 Bastogne Banquet Weekend
Celebrating the 73rd Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
will be held Thursday, November 30th – Sunday, December 3rd… 921 more words

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June 6 D-Day

D-DAY PLUS 73 YEARS

This was my D-Day post from 2014 which was the 70th anniversary of the invasion.

I saw a show on the History Channel this past weekend and it got me thinking about the men who were involved in the Normandy invasion code-named Operation Overlord, especially my uncle Bill. 492 more words

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