SERGEANT FIRST CLASS JOHN D. MORTON
Sfc. John D. Morton, Age 31, Home Stanton, Kentucky, Unit 74th Inafantry Detachment (Long-Range Surveillance), 173rd ABN BDE. Killed when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2005. God Bless....
Not sure where to locate this Unit other than Italy, Headquarters, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force. Major Edward J. Murphy, Age 36, Home Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. One of eighteen killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was... More
Oct. 67 -- Sept. 68-----Aug. 69 --Jan 70.
Looking for anyone who served with me during these times in Vietnam with-ACo.2nd.Bat.(503rd.Inf.)a173rd.
Abn.Bde.(Sep.). Central Highlands Dak-Toe--Bong-Song
Kon Tum-An Khe-Pleiku-basically in-I II III Corps.
Looking for 1/503 vets from 1970
Was in D Co 1/503 out of uplift from Feb 70..spent entire tour on the same mapsheet working pacification with RF/PF. hoping to hear from some of the guys I served with so long ago and so far away.
searching for buddies
Was in 2nd Platoon, Delta Company, 2nd Bn. 1970 - 71.
An Khe, LZ Uplift, Bong Song. Looking for my buddies Buzz Goller, Charlie Brown.
Casper Aviation Platoon
Historical Recount: 1965 to 1968
The Casper Aviation Platoon history starts with formation of the 173d Airborne Brigade (SEP). The Brigade was formed on the island of Okinawa on March 26, 1963. The MTOE of the Brigade included an aviation platoon as a part of Headquarters & Headquarters Company... More
LZ English 1970
B/4/503 173rd Airborne
My name is Jerry 'Rocky' Stone I server with the Herd from 1967-1968 then went to Charlie Company 75th Airborne Ranger 69-70. I was with 4th BN, B Co, 1st PLT on Hill 875. Would love to hear from brothers from the Herd and the Rangers. Some how my pic is already posted on the site (the first one in... More
Combat Jump Into Iraq
Posted on Thu, Mar. 27, 2003
Paratroopers jump into Iraq after queasy ride
By KEN DILANIAN
Knight Ridder Newspapers
BASHUR, Iraq - Sometime before midnight Wednesday, Chalk Six, an Air Force C-17 jet carrying 99 paratroopers from the Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade, finished... More