Condensed History of Operation DRAGOON and the 551st
2020 Remembrance Walk Agenda
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10 10, 2018

Airborne at Last

2018-10-10T19:58:28-06:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Airborne at Last My helmet is now a halo Wings replace my chute, To fly amongst the eagles No soldier would dispute. No aircraft is needed To take me to the sky, Your prayers from below Have lifted me [...]

24 09, 2004

Decorated Soldier Richard W. Durkee Dies

2018-10-10T02:52:13-06:00September 24th, 2004|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

Richard W. "Dick" Durkee, 86, a highly decorated Army veteran who led bayonet attacks on enemy lines in two wars and received the military's second-highest medal for heroism, died Sept. 14 at his home in Berwyn Heights. He had [...]

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