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Modern Era Photos of Men of The 508th (C - 3 of 4)
TV Personality
Bob Chisolm appeared on ABC, KVIA Channel 7 to promote next week an Operation: "Market Garden" Commemoration Celebration to be held at the Benavidez-Patterson "All Airborne" Chapter, El Paso.   The beautiful young lady is Channel 7 Meteorologist, Krystal Klei
Bob Chisolm
receives flag that had been  flown over the U. S. Capitol in his Honor and a certificate honoring his military service
82nd Airborne Division Association's ALL-AMERICAN "MAN OF THE YEAR"
Bob Chisolm receives his award from Association National President, Harold Schroeder at the banquet held during the 67th National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
Robert E. Chisolm
was a Cpl in Holland when all officers and NCOs in his platoon became casualties.  He assumed command of 83 men who then attacked and seized a town. He was awarded the Legion of Merit. 

(courtesy John Ceballos)


Ribbon Cutting
as part of the dedication ceremony on Veterans Day, 2014


Friends Gather
paratroopers of the Benavidez-Patterson "All Airborne" Chapter congratulate Bob

Lieutenant Colonels, Past and Present
Bob Chisolm and this active duty LC were both in attendance when the the Benavidez-Patterson "All Airborne" Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association held its D-Day commemoration on 4 June 2016.
   See El Paso Times article at  D-Day anniversary: Airborne vets group to recognize WWII veterans from all campaigns
Leland and Edna Chitwood (Hq 1st)
awarded the French Croix de Guerre with Bronze Star "for exceptional wartime services during operations in the Liberation of France"

 

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