SFC Milan Glumac CLINTON, TN - SFC Milan Glumac, a former resident of Hanahan and James Island, for approximately 34 years, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the age of 94. For the past 11 years, he had resided in Clinton, TN with his son and daughter-in-law.
He had retired from the US Army in 1969, serving in the U.K., North Africa, Sicily and Italy, during WWII. He was a paratrooper for 14 years with the 82nd Airborne, 508th ARCT in Japan, 101st, 6 years in Special Forces and a tour of duty with Special Forces in Vietnam 1967.
His wife of 45 years preceded him in death, December 1997. He leaves 2 sons, 1 step-son, 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 14, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton, TN. In addition, the family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 11:00-1:00 p.m. at Carolina Memorial Park Funeral Home in North Charleston, SC with burial to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Red Cross.
[Published in Charleston Post & Courier on
Apr. 14, 2014]
SFC. Milan Glumac, a resident of Clinton, TN for
approximately 11 years, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the
age of 94.
He was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.K., North Africa,
Sicily and Italy, serving under Generals, Eisenhower, Patton,
Bradley and Clark. He became an Airborne Soldier and had various
assignments with the 82nd Division, 101st in Fort Campbell, KY,
508th AIRCT in Japan 1955, and six years with Special Forces
which include a one year tour in Vietnam 1967. Awards received
were, ARCOM W/V, and 1 OLC, Bronze Star, Centurion Jump Wings,
CIB, Glider Badge, Honorary Jump Wings (Vietnam), Expert Badge
(Rifle). He retired with more than 27 years of service.
His wife of 45 years preceded him in death, December 1997.
He leaves 2 sons, 1 step-son, 6 grandchildren and 5 great
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 14, 2014 from
6-8pm at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton, TN. Mr. Glumac
will be taken to Carolina Memorial Gardens in North Charleston,
South Carolina on Wednesday, April 16 for a 1pm graveside
service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Free
Clinic of Oak Ridge or the Red Cross.
Milan's draft record was updated on 7 July
1945 to reflect his discharge from a prior enlistment. The
record was updated as of 16 July 1945.
However, he re-enlisted and was a member of
Company E, 508th ARCT during the Operation Gyroscope era.
On 11 April 1956, he was listed with his wife
and 1 child on the "Return of 508th RCT To CONUS" advanced party
movement order as the 508th prepared for its rotation from
Camp Chickamauga, Japan to Camp Campbell, KY via Travis AFB, CA.
He ultimately retired as a Sergeant First
Class in 1969.