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Old 05-03-2016, 12:02 AM   #46
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10th Special Forces..

The Regimental Insignia..

Four Jills in a Jeep..
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Fort Bragg is one of the largest US Army installations in the world, borders the towns of Fayetteville, Spring Lake and Southern Pines..It is the home of the US Army airborne forces and Special Forces, as well as U.S. Army Forces Command, U.S. Army Reserve Command and Womack Army Medical Center..Camp Bragg was established in 1918 as an artillery training ground..The Chief of Field Artillery, General William J. Snow, was seeking an area having suitable terrain, adequate water, rail facilities and a climate for year-round training, and he decided that the area now known as Fort Bragg met all of the desired criteria..Camp Bragg was named to honor a native North Carolinian, Braxton Bragg, who commanded Confederate States Army forces in the Civil War..


Fort Benning-Maneuver Center of Excellence..

The aim was for six artillery brigades to be stationed there and $6,000,000 was spent on the land and cantonments..The airfield was named Pope Field on April 1, 1919, in honor of First Lieutenant Harley H. Pope, an airman who was killed while flying nearby..The original plan for six brigades was abandoned after World War I ended and once demobilization had started..In early 1921 2 field artillery units, the 13 and 17th Field Artillery Brigades, began training at Camp Bragg..Due to the post-war cutbacks, the camp was nearly closed for good when the War department issued orders to close the camp on August 7, 1921, the closing order was cancelled on September 16..Camp Bragg was renamed Fort Bragg..By 1940, the population of Fort Bragg had reached 5,400; however, in the following year, that number ballooned to 67,000.. Following World War II, the 82nd Airborne Division was impermanently stationed at Fort Bragg, the only large unit there for some time.. In July 1951, the XVIII Airborne Corps was reactivated at Fort Bragg became a center for unconventional warfare, with the creation of the Psychological Warfare Center in April 1952, followed by the 10th Special Forces Group..The group was split in 1953, with one half being sent to Germany, while the other half remained at Fort Bragg to form the core of the 77th Special Group..

Scent of a Woman..

The One That Got Away..

Between 1963 and 1964, in Fort Benning, Luis Posada Carriles received CIA training in explosives and sabotage..Posada was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba.. He studied medicine and chemistry at the University of Havana and worked as a supervisor for the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company..In 88 McVeigh, Nichols and Fortier (Oklahoma City bombing conspirators) met while in training at Fort Benning..There are 4 main cantonment areas on Fort Benning: Main Post, Kelley Hill, Sand Hill, and Harmony Church..Main Post houses various garrison and smaller FORSCOM units of Fort Benning such as 14th Combat Support Hospital and 11th Engineer Battalion.. the Officer Candidate School, the Non-Commissioned Officers Academy, and the Airborne School. McGinnis-Wickham Hall is the post headquarters and Maneuver Center of Excellence.. Adjacent is a monument, the Ranger Memorial..

The Lodge-Philbin Act was a U.S. federal law, passed on 30 June 1950, which allowed for the recruiting of foreign nationals into a military force fighting under the command of the U.S. Armed Forces.. If they successfully served 5 years with an honorable discharge they were guaranteed U.S. citizenship, during World War II, foreigners who served just 3 years were entitled to citizenship..WWII general and future U.S. president Dwight Eisenhower is quoted in a 1951 Time article as saying, "When Rome went out and hired mercenary soldiers, Rome fell."..In 1961, the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) was activated at Fort Bragg, with the mission of training counter-insurgency forces in Southeast Asia..On October 12, 1961, President John F. Kennedy visits Ft. Bragg and the US Army Special Warfare Center and officializes the wear of the Green Beret..In 1990, the XVIII Airborne Corps and the 82nd Airborne Division deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Stork..As a result of campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, the units on Fort Bragg have seen a sizeable increase to their operations tempo (OPTEMPO), with units conducting 2, 3, or even four or more deployments to combat zones..10th Group has also been involved in parts of Africa and the Middle East..

Military Police 503rd Battalion..Tribute to the Troops is an annual event held by WWE and Armed Forces Entertainment in December during the holiday season since 2003, to honour and entertain US Armed Forces members serving in Iraq and Afghanistan..Ft. Bragg is the only locality where the endangered Saint Francis' Satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii francisci) is known to occur..Fort Bragg fever, a bacterial zoonotic disease, has been named after it caused by corkscrew-shaped bacteria called Leptospira..The US Army Fort Bragg Garrison is the host organization Field Pope
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