When word reaches me of anyone of our "band of combat brothers" who are seriously ill
and under medical care, I will post his name, former unit, and contact
information. I ask that any member,
member's family, or relative who know of a seriously ill member to get their information to me.
We continue to watch out for one another. -- Jerry in Montana.
July 22, 2017 there are four
reported known seriously ill members.
3rd Battalion (Airborne), 506th Infantry (3-506th)
July 22, 2017 - The
from Frank Gilbert (B Co. 1967/68 - "Boat Trooper") reads:
Frank can be reached at:
July 28, 2017 "UPDATE" - Message
Louis Petrarca (C Co. 1969/70):
Just got an Email from goodies wife Debbie "wanted
to let you know Dave passed away today( wed.). It was very peaceful and he
was surrounded by friends and family. Please let the rest of the guys know.
July 20, 2017 - Message
from William Rybolt (C Co. 1969/70):
"I just spoke to
(David "Goodie" Goodman's (3/C 69/70) wife Debbie a few moments ago. Two
weeks ago Goodie was diagnosed with colon cancer . He is in hospice at this
time and is resting comfortably ,but only has a few days left to live
,according to the doctors. Please keep him and his family in your
prayers (per Debbie's request)."
My contact for "Goodie"
June, 2017 - Message from
Dean "Deano" Morrison (4/C Co. 1967/68 - "Boat Trooper"):
Deano informed me that he was
diagnosed with prostrate cancer and has began treatment. Update
"Deano" can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
July 2017 - Phone
call from Medic Bruce Nied (HHC 1968/69)
to inform me that he has recently been diagnosed
with prostrate cancer. Additional tests has shown the
cancer has spread.
* If you have information
concerning a member's serious illness and would like for me to let our "band
of combat brothers" know, please contact me via my e-mail:
I have received a good many notifications over the past year of other
members having serious illnesses and will attempt to contact them for
updates, and post here. Please report any errors or misinformation in
this section, so I can correct.
Currahee Shock Force/LRRPs
Task Force 3-506th (TF 3-506th) Units/tr>|
Delta Battery, 2nd Battalion
(Airborne), 320th Artillery
326th Medical Battalion (Airborne)
Companies A/HHC, 326th Engineer
B, C, & E Batteries, 5th Battalion,
C Battery, 5th Battalion, 22nd
192nd Assault Helicopter Company
Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance)
183rd Reconnaissance Airplane Company
C Company, 31st Combat Engineers
Affiliate Radio System)
Platoon, Delta Company, 299th Engineers (Cambodia)
183rd RAC to the
above banner soon.
Please Advise If
Any TF 3-506 Unit Is Missing.
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