Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 11

History of Fort Bragg

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  HISTORY OF FORT BRAGG      In 1918, the Chief of Field Artillery, General William J. Snow, seeking an area having suitable terrain, adequate water, rail facilities and a climate for year-round training, decided that the area now known as Fort Bragg met all of the desired criteria. Camp Bragg came into existence on Sept. …

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Aug 02

Meeting Minutes – 23 June 2015

No official meeting was held this month. In place of the meeting, a field trip to Fort Benning was taken by a few of our members, led by Gary Weller, our president. Other members attending were Larry Johanson, Bob Fryxell, Rudy & Marge Ramirez and Vincent Melillo & Daughter Joannie. The week of June 22-25 …

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