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CIPRIANO GAMEZ, GUEST SPEAKER, LAKE MICHIGAN COLLEGE


Veteran Speaker Panel

at Lake Michigan College on March 18, 2008. Speakers were Arden Pridgeon of the 96th Infantry Division in the Pacific during WWII, Marv Fuller, an electrician on the USS Saratoga, an Army supply sergeant who was stationed near Frankfurt and Cipriano Gamez, 508th (at right)


Cipriano Recounts

his experiences as a Pathfinder to the group

 


Gratitude Expressed

Don Alsbro (Col.. U.S. Army Ret.) presents Cipriano a "Lest We Forget" T-shirt

 


Airborne!

Cipriano also displays a 508th PIR T-shirt while Thad Russell has 82nd Airborne garb on. Thad's grandfather, Bill Giegold, was in F Company, 508



In The Audience

Cipriano joins Thad Russell as he peruses a book. Thad drove Cipriano to the Michigan college. Both live in Indiana


Conversation Flowed

after the panel presentation. Cipriano talks with one of many persons who approached him with questions following the panel session.

Read Thad Russell's account of the day's activities and Cipriano's recollections  Word  Acrobat

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