|508TH GYRO'S FOR JAPAN
Yanks Families Arrive On Ship
by Associated Press
MOJO, Japan—Operation gyroscope's dependents arrived by ship today
to join their paratrooper husbands and fathers of the 508th airborne
regiment which flew here last week from Ft. Campbell, Ky.
Wednesday, the ship which brought them, the Gen. Anderson, will
turn around and return to the United States with dependents of troops of the
17th Airborne Regiment. The 17th was airlifted to Ft. Bragg, N. C, in the
Army's big airlift.
[Mt. Vernon Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL, 19 Jul 1955, Tue. Page 2]
Following a two-week leave at his home,
Pvt. Ronald Garry, 19, husband of Mrs. Norma Jane Morris Garry, Forrest
Homes, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Garry of 110 E. Ninth St., returned
Sunday to duty with a paratroop unit at Ft. Campbell, Ky. He will begin
assignment in Japan, July 6.
Pvt. Garry received his wings in ceremonies at
Ft. Campbell, April 26, following training at Camp Chaffee. Ark. He has been
in service since Jan. 3.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, Alton, IL, 30 Jun 1955, Thu, Page 37]
Pfc Edward A. Lloyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Lloyd of Yorklyn, has
returned to Fort Campbell, Ky., after spending a 14-day furlough at home.
Lloyd, who will be 19 May 23, was graduated Last June from Alexis I. duPont
High School and entered the service the next month taking basic training at
Fort Jackson, S. C. He was graduated from the paratroop school at Fort
Campbell this February. He is a member of the 508th Airborne Division which
will leave for a 33-month tour in Japan this summer.
[The News Journal. Wilmington, DE, 03 May 1955, Tue, Page 24]