Category Archive: News

Jun 14

A Time of Remembrance for Gary Weller

On Monday, May 14, 2018, Gary S. Weller, our founder and leader of the North Georgia Airborne Association passed away at his home at the age of 82. Gary is survived by his wife Mary Weller; son Jay (Monica) Weller; Keith (Michelle) Weller; grandchildren Julian Glasser, Ethan and Ryan Weller. A church service was performed …

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Jul 29

Camp Merrill Does Water Jump


Camp Merrill Does Water Jump May 11, 2016 At War Hill Park in Dawson County If you saw soldiers jumping from helicopters into Lake Lanier Wednesday needn’t worry, there wasn’t any emergency. The 5th Ranger Training Battalion from Camp Merrill in Dahlonega was doing a water jump training exercise, May 11 at War Hill Park …

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Jul 21

Memorial Day Airborne Association Meeting


North Georgia Airborne Association Meeting Memorial Day May 30th 2016 Cleveland Georgia It was a bright and sunny day, and a crowd of approximately 300 residences gathered in Freedom Park to Honor those from White County who died serving their country. A prayer was given, the pledge was recited, and the National Anthem was played. …

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Oct 14

Gainesville Vet Discounts

Available In The Gainesville Area :   Burger King / 10% Dairy Queen / 10% Selected outlets Golden Corral / 10% IHop / 10% Hardes / 10% Schlotsky / 20% Ryans / Vet discount on Mondays only Subway / 10% Selected outlets AMC Theatre / Discount after 4PM Rega Cinema / Discount depends on location …

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Sep 17

Paratroopers To Test New Ruck


    Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division found their two options for rucksacks either too small or too big. So the Army has created a new design that’s just right. And while they were at it, Army officials were able to lighten the load and make the rucks easier to access, without having to …

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