Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 25

Raul Rudy Ramirez

Rudy Ramirez

Born December 19, 1946 in Mercedes, Texas, to Santana and Lupe Ramirez. At an early age, the Ramirez family, packed their belongings and traveled to Mansfield, Ohio, a small┬ácity in the center of the state, to start a new life. There, Rudy entered elementary school and graduated from the same school system. As a student …

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Oct 19

600 Singing Paratroopers Do 115-Mile March in Three Days

The Constitution, Atlanta, GA., Friday, Dec. 4, 1942 By LAMAR Q. BALL More than 600 singing, laughing, footsore paratroopers bivouacked last night on the shores Of old Silver Lake, on Oglethorpe University campus, after a forced march of 115 miles in three days, their backs loaded with full war equipment — full field packs, machine …

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Oct 04

Meeting Minutes – 03 October, 2014

The October meeting was replaced by the Toccoa Currahee Military weekend activities. Saturday morning, participating chapter members of the North Georgia Airborne Association, gathered in Toccoa for the annual Veterans Parade We Met at 10:00 AM on Doyle Street, The parade kicked off at 11:00 and wound its way through downtown Toccoa leading to the …

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