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Modern Era Photos of Men of The 508th

Parachutists Badge With 2 Combat Stars
is presented by MG (Ret.) John B. Oblinger, former Commanding General of Fort Bliss, TX.
   Romero also earned the Bronze Star Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Infantryman Badge, Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/ 3 Bronze Service Star attachments and Invasion Arrowhead, and both the French and Belgian Fourragére.
   Aside from the military service awards, Angel was presented with an AIRBORNE HUMANITARIAN SERVICE AWARD, by the members of his chapter, for Meritorious and Exemplary Service in Support of International Freedom and World Peace.

Angel Romero
(Co G) at El Paso reunion, 2009

Gerard R. Rondeau
(Co C)

Carl A. Rosselli
put his parachutist skills to work as a smoke jumper with the US Forest Service after being discharged.

Carl A. Rosselli
(Co I) in his later years

Harold Roy of HQ3 [center]  Monday 4 May 2009.  Mr. Roy was attending a luncheon at the VFW in North St. Paul, MN after the funeral for 505 veteran Clarence "Bud" Ollum.
   To the left of Mr. Roy is 508th re-enactor T/5 Casey Sill and to Mr. Roy's right is 508th re-enactor Pvt. Brian Pesce (nephew of Frank Pesce HQ1).

Harold Roy [left]
tells two re-enactors how it really was during the WWII day weekend in Farmington, MN in May 2010

Benjamin S. Ruffin
(508th ARCT)

Shufford C. Rowe
Co B) retired as a Master Sergeant

William F.  Ryan
with Dominique Potie

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