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D-Day Tribute

Omaha Beach, Normandy, France Today’s post is in tribute to the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion by the Allies during World War II that began the liberation of Europe. This represented the single largest amphibious invasion in the history of warfare. The task was daunting not only in terms of the operational coordination required but also in the fact that …

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508 PIR All Era & All Airborne Reunion

Click Here To Learn More or to Register 508 PIR Reunion: The Family and Friends for the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment for the 82nd Airborne is having its Veterans’ Reunion this June in Columbus, Ohio. Specifically, please mark your calendars for June 23, 2021, through June 27, 2021. Current or past paratroopers are all welcome including their family and friends. …

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In Tribute: Rock Merritt – A life well-lived.

On March 10, 2021, we all lost a legend. Rock Merritt was a World War II Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. Rock was one of my heroes and was also my first oral history interview. Paratrooper Rock Merritt, 1944 Rock Merritt was an inaugural member of the All American Hall of Fame for the 82nd Airborne. To put that into …

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Battle of the Bulge Association Meeting


Attended the first-ever BOBA virtual meeting on November 7, 2020. BOBA is an association dedicated to honoring the memories of Veterans that participated in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. For those interested or want to honor a family member that participated in the Battle of the Bulge, please visit to join.

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World War II Foundation Films

The World War II Foundation, through its founder Tim Gray, recently announced that all of its documentary films are now free to view. There are currently 26 films concerning various topics or battles of World War II that are told from the personal perspective of World War II veterans To learn more or to begin watching these great documentaries, please …

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Memorial Day 2020

In honor of Memorial Day, please take a moment out of your day to remember and Honor the Fallen, whose sacrifice has allowed you to live the life you have today. There is no greater place to live in the world than right here in the good old USA. Our freedoms are unrivaled, but they did not come free. Not …

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Veterans Day 2019

Always Rember the Sacrifice On this Veterans Day, please take some time today to think of our Veterans. When doing so, consider all the sacrifices the Veteran has made on our behalf. Sacrifice includes sweat, time away from family, and loss of limb, mind, or life. Veterans have risen to the challenge to ensure our safety and freedoms. Always remember …

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