Freeze Makes Wintry Jump
Master Sgt. Paul W. Freeze, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Freeze, route 3,
Mooresville, recently was one of 100 paratroopers who jumped from 12,000 feet above sea level to a snow-covered area near Fort Carson, Col.
Sgt. Freeze, now taking four weeks of winter survival and ski training, made the jump as part of
the Army's winter training program, he is assigned to the 77th Special Forces Group and regularly stationed at Fort Bragg.
Freeze entered the Army in 1944. His wife, Annie, lives in Fayetteville.
[Statesville Record And Landmark, Statesville, NC, 23 Jan 1956 Mon, Page 2]
[courtesy of Kathy Merris Mills]
Grave marker for
Paul W. Freeze in Section E Site 95, Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury
(Rowan county), North Carolina.
Paul registered for the draft in Mooresville, NC on 30
June 1942 and was inducted into the Army at Fort Bragg, NC 27 on April 1945.
Cpl Freeze appeared in the 508th ARCT's
Support Company montage, in the early 1960's.