Friday, August 10, 2012

87. Infanterie-Division, Grenadier-Regiment 173. Photos

 The vast majority of the the photos were taken by a soldier during operations in France and a few from the Eastern Front.

Monday, July 23, 2012

World War I - Cpl George M. Taylor - 316th Engineers

Source:  The History of the 316th Engineers 1917-1919.
A Record of military operations from August 1917 to April 1919, 223 pgs.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

5th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing - Retirement 1953


Pennsylvania National Guard 1925-27 Scranton, PA
31st Infantry Regiment, Co. B 1928- Manila, Phillipine Islands
30th Infantry Regiment 1930-1933 Presidio, San Francisco
27th Infantry Regiment, Co. C 1934-36 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
890th Military Police Company (Aviation) 1941-46 England - 1st SGT
9th Air Base Group 1946-51 Travis AFB
5th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing 1951-53 Travis AFB
USAF Reserve 1953-59
Retired in Grade MSGT

American Defense Ribbon
American Theatre Ribbon
ETO Ribbon, Victory Medal

Chanute Field, Illinois - 1946

9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing - Basketball Team

9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing - "Always Ready"

9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing

The 9th was established as 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing on 25 Apr 1949 and activated a week later, when it was assigned to Fairfield-Suisun (later, Travis) AFB, California.  

Stateside Victory Parades

Holiday Greeting Card 1949

1501st Air Base Group
Fairfield-Suisun, A.F.B. Calif