Big Sarge

Master Sergeant Jim Lee, aka “Big Sarge”, joined the Army in 1959. He decided to join the 82nd Airborne as...

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The First Jump

Forward: The American Paratrooper:What does it mean to be a Paratrooper? Suffice it to say it goes beyond just earning...

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First In France

“Let’s convince the Krauts of the error of their ways”. June 5th, 1944… the eve of D-Day, the largest amphibious...

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Testing A Russian

MAJ Mark Stoddard, then a captain, and the ABNSOTD testing the Russian LET-410 Aircraft for suitability for airborne operations in...

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Henry Pennock

“Bastogne, it was unbelieveable. It was mayhem, with trees coming down. Everything under the sun was hitting you,” Pennock says....

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