Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 11

History of Fort Bragg


  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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