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“They moved us from Camp Claiborne (Louisiana) to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. They took a cadre of non-commissioned officers, like myself, and a cadre of commissioned officers. They shipped us to North Carolina and we started a new division, which was the 101st Airborne Division,” Bertolini said.
Lacy Rogers (left), a retired colonel, visits with current Army soldier Sergeant First Class Jason Romo at the 75th anniversary celebration of the activation of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions held Monday at Camp Claiborne. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. Hype Galore · 16 Pictures You Need ...

A crowd gathered at historic Camp Claiborne on Monday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the activation of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions-- two of the U.S. Army's most celebrated units. The event saw active military personnel, veterans, and civilians come to honor the military history of Camp ...
Ultimately, the Camp Claiborne and Camp Livingston sites were donated back, but much of the land used to create Camp Polk was kept and is now Fort Polk, Caldwell explained. When the military created the camps it created a major economic boom for the previously rural areas. Caldwell shared the story ...
MORRIS CLAIBORNE, cornerback: Are you a glass half-full, or half-empty kind of person? After a week of camp, Claiborne has been arguably the most impressive player on the field. He's playing lock-down coverage, flying around the ball, and already has two interceptions in two practices (he missed one ...
Camp Beauregard played a key role, as did three newly constructed facilities — Camp Livingston, Camp Claiborne, and Camp Polk. In the largest of the maneuvers, about 400,000 soldiers trained within 50 miles of Camp Beauregard. "Some people don't realize how big all this was," Moran said. "And they ...

We have a very proud legacy dating back to 1942 when the unit stood up at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. There, the first commanding general, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, stated the 101st “has no history, but it has a rendezvous with destiny.” Since then, the 101st has been called upon to participate in a ...
After serving at Camp White in Medford, Ore., he was then sent to central Louisiana's Camp Claiborne for advanced infantry training. Pendleton was assigned to Company I, 3rd Battalion of the 120th Infantry Regiment, which was to serve as a component of the 30th Infantry Division. The division was sent to ...
The 761st Tank Battalion was made up of African American soldiers with both white and some black officers and was formed and activated on April 1, 1942 at Camp Claiborne.This unit had a very distinctive shoulder insignia of a Black Panther and they became known as “Patton's Panthers” during World ...
It wasn't long before he was sent to Camp Claiborne, Louisiana for basic training. After going overseas, grandpa volunteered to join a new American commando outfit that was being formed. Grandpa was assigned to D Company, 1st Ranger Battalion known as Darby's Rangers, which were trained by ...
16, 1942, at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. During the first commanding general's address to his troops, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, made a now famous observation: “The 101st has no history, but it has a rendezvous with destiny.” Seventy-five years later, Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, commanding general of ...
A crowd gathered at historic Camp Claiborne on Monday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the activation of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions-- two of the U.S. Army's most celebrated units. The event saw active military personnel, veterans, and civilians come to honor the military history of Camp ...
The land Camp Polk, Camp Livingston and Camp Claiborne training sites all came from national forest land with the understanding it would be returned to the Forest Service after the war. Ultimately, the Camp Claiborne and Camp Livingston sites were donated back, but much of the land used to create ...
FOREST HILL — A partnership created to restore a depleted longleaf pine population to 8 million acres was the focus of a morning tour during a three-day regional conference of the National Association of Conservation Districts. On Thursday, board members of districts in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas ...
MORRIS CLAIBORNE, cornerback: Are you a glass half-full, or half-empty kind of person? After a week of camp, Claiborne has been arguably the most impressive player on the field. He's playing lock-down coverage, flying around the ball, and already has two interceptions in two practices (he missed one ...
Camp Beauregard played a key role, as did three newly constructed facilities — Camp Livingston, Camp Claiborne, and Camp Polk. In the largest of the maneuvers, about 400,000 soldiers trained within 50 miles of Camp Beauregard. "Some people don't realize how big all this was," Moran said. "And they ...
We have a very proud legacy dating back to 1942 when the unit stood up at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. There, the first commanding general, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, stated the 101st “has no history, but it has a rendezvous with destiny.” Since then, the 101st has been called upon to participate in a ...

“I ended up at (Louisiana training camp) Camp Claiborne on Christmas Eve,” Baughman said. “They were forming a new division, the ...
“They moved us from Camp Claiborne (Louisiana) to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. They took a cadre of non-commissioned officers, like myself, ...
In 1941 the National Guard was federalized and his unit was sent to Camp Claiborne, La. Grenek arrived in Northern Ireland in February 1942.
Grace accompanied him stateside to Camp Claiborne, La., for training before shipping out overseas. While there Grace had a job in the fabric ...
16, 1942, at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. During the first commanding general's address to his troops, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, made a now ...
Left to Right: Featured Speakers at the event were Brigadier General Kenneth Royar, of Fort Campbell, Major General Gary Brito, of Fort Polk, ...
On March 25, 1942, the 82nd Infantry Division was reactivated at Camp Claiborne, Lousiana. On Aug. 15, 1942, the 82nd became the first ...
The land Camp Polk, Camp Livingston and Camp Claiborne training sites all came from national forest land with the understanding it would be ...
This month 75 years ago, in the hot, muggy, longleaf pine forest of Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, the first Screaming Eagles gathered.
16, 1942 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, the division had a “rendezvous with destiny” according to its first commander, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee ...
One of the places the U.S. Forest Service conducted such burning this year is Camp Claiborne in Forest Hill. The group visited the site for an ...
After a week of camp, Claiborne has been arguably the most impressive player on the field. He's playing lock-down coverage, flying around the ...
We have a very proud legacy dating back to 1942 when the unit stood up at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. There, the first commanding general, ...
Located just north of Forest Hill, Camp Claiborne was built in 1940 and provided the largest theatre for American military wargame operations ...
Left to Right: Featured Speakers at the event were Brigadier General Kenneth Royar, of Fort Campbell, Major General Gary Brito, of Fort Polk, ...
On March 25, 1942, the 82nd Infantry Division was reactivated at Camp Claiborne, Lousiana. On Aug. 15, 1942, the 82nd became the first ...
The land Camp Polk, Camp Livingston and Camp Claiborne training sites all came from national forest land with the understanding it would be ...
This month 75 years ago, in the hot, muggy, longleaf pine forest of Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, the first Screaming Eagles gathered.
16, 1942 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, the division had a “rendezvous with destiny” according to its first commander, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee ...
After a week of camp, Claiborne has been arguably the most impressive player on the field. He's playing lock-down coverage, flying around the ...
We have a very proud legacy dating back to 1942 when the unit stood up at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. There, the first commanding general, ...
At Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, where George Cisco was first stationed, many of the issues dealt with public transportation. “Specifically the ...
16, 1942, at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. During the first commanding general's address to his troops, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, made a now ...
Her booth also included some World War II memorabilia from the war years including framed postcards from Camp Claiborne near Alexandria which was a major training base during the war.
World War II veteran Jean DeCurtins, 98, is a lifelong Stillwater resident and the last living member of the A&D Last Man's Club, which was formed after veterans from the Stillwater area returned from World War II.
World War II veteran Jean DeCurtins, 98, is a lifelong Stillwater resident and the last living member of the A&D Last Man's Club, which was formed after veterans from the Stillwater area returned from World War II.
But when DeCurtins learned that the unit was being deployed to the newly constructed Camp Claiborne in Louisiana, he decided to sign up.
The men spent most of 1941 training at Camp Claiborne, "but then Pearl Harbor came on December 7, and that was the end of that," DeCurtins said.
That was in the morning; we couldn't leave until the afternoon." The men spent most of 1941 training at Camp Claiborne, "but then Pearl Harbor came on December 7, and that was the end of that," DeCurtins said. "After that, everybody was in for the ...
The members of the Red Bull Division left for a year of field training at Camp Claiborne, LA. A throng of nearly 2,000 persons milled about the special train at Union station on Front Street to watch the members of Company F and Headquarters Attachment ...
If there were any questions about state Sen. Neil Riser, R-Columbia, running for state treasurer in the fall, a few key staffing decisions he made recently should put all of that to rest.
The 761st began training on April 1, 1942, at Camp Claiborne in Louisiana. It also trained at Camp Hood, in Texas, and arrived in France, at Omaha Beach, on Oct. 10, 1944.
If there were any questions about state Sen. Neil Riser, R-Columbia, running for state treasurer in the fall, a few key staffing decisions he made recently should put all of that to rest.


 

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