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OPERATION RED DEVIL (3)
Pfc. KENNETH .SCROGUM, 22. son of Mr. and Mrs. William D., Scrogum, Throckmorton. participated in Operation Red Devil' in December, one of the biggest  parachute assault exercises ever held in the Canal Zone.
   Pvt Scrogum, a rifleman in Company B, 3rd Battalion of the 508th Infantry stationed at Ft Kobbe went through six weeks of training to become become familiar with Vietnam-style jungle fighting.

[Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, TX, , Page 21]

PARTICIPATED IN EXERCISE
  EAU CLAIRE Army Private Van French
, son of Mrs. Mable French, Eau Claire, participated in "Operation Red Devil" recently, one of the biggest parachute assault exercises ever held in the Zone.
   Pvt. French, gunner in Company A, 3rd Battalion of the 508th Infantry stationed at Ft. Kobbe, and his unit went through six weeks of training .to become familiar with Viet Nam-style jungle fighting. The exercise consisted of live-fire squad tactics, platoon jungle operations [and] maneuvers' through a jungle reaction course.

[The News-Palladium, Benton Harbor, MI, 21 Jan 1957, Sat, Page 17]

   Army Pvt. BILLY J. HOWE, son of Mrs. Betty E. Beach, 215 4th St., Buffalo, participated in "Operation Red Devil," one of the biggest parachute assault exercises ever held in the Canal Zone.
   Howe is a rifleman in Company Company B, 3rd Battalion of the 508th Infantry.

[Quad City Times, Davenport, IA, 11 Jan 1956, Wed, Main edition, Page 5]

PFC. JAMES VAN TREESE TAKES PART IN EXERCISE    Recently participating in "Operation Red Devil" was Army Pfc. James B. Van Treese, son :of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Treese, 144S N. 40th. Operation Red Devil was one of the biggest parachute assault exercises ever held in the Canal Canal Zone.
   Pfc. Van Treese is a training noncommissioned officer in Headquarters Company, 508th. Infantry. 3rd Battalion stationed at Fort Kobbe, C. Z.

[The Lawton Constitution, Lawton, OK, , Page 11]


Local Soldier In Panama Test
   Pfc  Larry  J: Fike, 19, son of Mabel .V. Fike, Varndell street, Uniontown, Pa., participated in "Operation Red Devil" in December, one of the biggest parachute assault exercises held in the Canal Zone.
   Pvt. Fike, a member of Company B, 3rd Battalion of the 508th Infantry stationed at Ft. Kobbe, and his unit went through six weeks of training to become familiar with Vietnam-style jungle fighting. 

[The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, , Page 3]


Army Pvt. James Gordon, 20, son of Mrs. Lois G. Daily, of 11 Morrow St., participated during December in "Operation Red Devil," one of the biggest parachute assault exercises ever held in the Canal Zone.

[Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, , Page 6]

   

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