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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 ...


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