GA NEWSLINE (3)
BOTH NOW SERGEANTS -
Mark William Asper, son of Mrs. Lottie Asper, formerly of 4
Evergreen Blvd., Scotch Plains, now of California, California, and
Jay Squires, son of Mrs. Florence Squires, 955 Kenyon Ave., were
boyhood buddies here. They entered the Army in January, 1951, went
to paratroop training at Fort Bragg, N. C, and now have both been
promoted to sergeant at Fort Benning, Ga., where they are qualified
parachutists with the 508 Airborne Regimental Combat Team.
[The Courier-News, 15 Aug 1952, Fri, Other Editions, Page 2]
"Jack*s" Show Military Life as Seldom Is
of the 508th Airborne Infantry Regiment, a rugged group of young men
who spend their working days parachuting from high-flying airplanes,
have found a new meaning for the word excitement, The revelation
began when Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis swooped down on the Army's
paratroop training base at Fort Benning, Ga., to make the picture,
"Jump - the story of a ruthless revenge. Willard Parker,
Philip Reed and Barton MacLane are in the cast. "Rocketship XM"
is the co-feature with Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery and
Noah Beery, Jr.
Romance and drama in contrasting locales of big city and
snow-covered countryside motivate "On Dangerous Ground," at the Lake
Theater, with Ida Lupino and Robert Ryan. Co-featured is "New
Mexico," with Lew Ayres and Marilyn 'Maxwell.
"Destination Tokyo," at the Drive-In, is the story of a cruise of
the "Copperfin" into Tokyo to obtain information necessary to making
a later aerial raid on Japan. Co-featured is "Cavalry Scout."
"Fixed Bayonets!" gallant drama of the Korean conflict, is showing
at the Park Theater. It is not a theatrical war picture, but the
story of an ex-Army corporal. Co-featured is "Bronco Buster,"
story of the men who follow the rodeo circuit.
[The Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA.
01 Aug 1952, Fri
Fort Benning. Ga,--- Pvt. Joseph G. Naggy, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel Naggy. Latrobe R. D. 1, was recently
graduated from the basic airborne course of the Infantry school as a
qualified parachutist, according to an announcement by Maj. Gen.
John H. Church, commandant.
The course ia designed to train volunteer officers and enlisted
personnel from all arms and branches of the service as qualified
Students are required to make five Jumps from an airplane Including
one with full equipment.
The airborne course la but one of 16 at the Infantry school open to
officers and enlisted men of the regular army, Organized Reserve and
National Guard. Courses range from training recruits to be
parachutists to training regimental commanders ad general staff
[Latrobe Bulletin, Latrobe, PA, 07 Feb 1952, Thu, Page 3]
Clarence Delawder, of the Paratroops. Ft. Benning. Ga.. is on a ten
day furlough with friends, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mc- , Braver and
daughter. Edna and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Shackelford sons, Lowell Dean
and Harold Williams, Jr.
[Washington C.H. Record-Herald, Washington Court House, OH, 22 Mar 1943, Mon, Page 8]
PVT. ANGEL ROMERO
Pvt. Angel Romero, son of Francisco P. Romero, Lower Valley, has won the famous wings and boots of the U. S. Army Volunteer Paratrooper. He has made his fifth and qualifying jump, a night technical leap identical to actual combat work in Sicily, which completes his four weeks of jump training.
[El Paso Times, El Paso, TX, 07 Jan 1944, Fri, Page 3]