ARMY PVT. ROBERT C. MCDERMOTT, son of MR. AND MRS. MCDERMOTT OF
MEDINA, participated in "Operation Red Devil" last December ,
one of the biggest parachute assault exercises ever held in the
Pvt. McDermott is an automatic rifleman in Co. A, 3rd Bn, of the
508th Inf., stationed at Ft. Kobbe.
County Gazette, Medina, OH, Tue, Jan 17, 1967, Page 2]
Army Pvt. Jon D. Cottle, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jon
W. Cottle of 3210 Winfield St.; Pfc. Grady L. Towns Jr., son of Mr.
and Mrs. Grady L. Towns, Haines City; and Army Spec. 4 Robert A.
Cullifer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray D. Cullifer, 1333 S. Maitland
Ave., Winter Park, all participated in operation Red Devil, one of
the largest parachute assault exercises ever held in the Canal Zone.
Pfc. JOSEPH RICHARDSON, 2117 Ashley Ave., Lakewood, participated
last month in "Operation Red Devil," one of the biggest parachute
assault exercises ever held in the Panama Canal Zone. As a member of
Company B, 3rd Battalion of the 508th Infantry stationed at Ft.
Kobbe, Canal Zone, he went through six weeks of training in
Vietnam-style jungle fighting.
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