Tagged: 82nd Airborne Division

National Airborne Day

National Airborne Day August 16, 1940 marked the first official Army parachute jump, validating the innovative concept of inserting United States ground combat forces behind a battle line by parachute. On August 14, 2002 President George W. Bush issued the following proclamation: The history of airborne forces began after World War I, when Brigadier General William Mitchell first conceived the… Read more
Triad Honor Flight Benefit | The Hideaway at Crooked Creek

Triad Honor Flight Benefit | The Hideaway at Crooked Creek

by Triad Honor Flight Board About this Event This benefit is to help pay for any veteran over the the age of 65 to fly to Washington DC to visit their Memorials as a thank you for their sacrifices for our country. There will be 2 bands, food trucks, refreshments available, participation by the 82nd Airborne Division and other events… Read more

National Airborne Day – August 16th, 2017

August 16, 1940 marked the first official Army parachute jump, validating the innovative concept of inserting United States ground combat forces behind a battle line by parachute. On August 14, 2002 President George W. Bush issued the following proclamation: The history of airborne forces began after World War I, when Brigadier General William Mitchell first conceived the idea of parachuting… Read more

National Airborne Day August 16th, 2016

August 16, 1940 marked the first official Army parachute jump, validating the innovative concept of inserting United States ground combat forces behind a battle line by parachute. On August 14, 2002 President George W. Bush issued the following proclamation: The history of airborne forces began after World War I, when Brigadier General William Mitchell first conceived the idea of parachuting… Read more

VOB Welcomes Veterans Foundation of America to our Nonprofit Membership

Veteran’s Foundation of America (VFA) was founded as a 501 (c)(3) public charity in 2008 to help meet a need for unfunded or inadequately funded government, non-government and non-profit organizations. Founder served in the 82nd Airborne Division as an Airborne Infantry Officer with Fort Bragg, NC.  Contact Veteran’s Foundation of America at: (908) 415-0403.… Read more