Monthly Archive: January 2016

Jan 28

2016 Tentative Schedule

2016 Chapter Schedule: January 16th: 2nd Saturday of January will always be our first meeting of the year. February: N/A March 3rd: Ft.Benning trip, Presentation of order of Saint Maurice medal to Vince Melillo March TBA Ft Benning museum trip April 9th: Pavilion Clean up. April 15th: Atlanta Awards Festival. (Trip Day) April 23rd: Camp …

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Jan 15

History of the C-130

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The Birth of Hercules The creation of the C-130 Hercules came about largely as a result of America’s experience in the Korean War. The U.S. forces fighting along the 38th parallel dividing North and South Korea quickly discovered that their aerial transports were ill-equipped for the missions at hand. Some were too heavy. Some needed longer …

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