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508TH IN OPERATION GYROSCOPE

   Pvt Bobby Joe Bush, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bush, was recently transferred to Japan with the 508th Airborne "Red Devils" Regiment.  He will be stationed there for 30 months.
  Pvt Bush received his previous training at Ft. Campbell and Ft. Knox.

[Lexington Leader, Lexington, KY, Wed, Aug 03, 1955, Page: 52]

   M/Sgt Jessie L. Watts, husband of Mr. June Watts, Winchester, was flown from Camp Campbell to Japan as part of "Operation Gyroscope," the unit rotation plan.
   Sgt Watts' unit, the 508th Airborne Regiment Combat Team, replaced the 187th RCT in the Far East.  He is a platoon sergeant in Company C.  A 1947 graduate of Clark County High School, Watts entered the army in 1948, and completed training at Ft, Sill, Okla.

[Lexington Herald, Lexington, KY, Mon, Jul 18, 1955, Page: 11]

   

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