509TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY IN THE NEWS

6-10 Sep 2017 - 509th Parachute Infantry Association Reunion Application El Tropicana Riverwalk Hotel San Antonio, Texas

01 Jul 2017 - 509th PIA Newsletter - Alot of great information and recent events

06 July 2017 - Mr. Hal Persun, Former President of the 509th PIA passes away

25 Jun 2017 - WWII Veteran Herbert Carls passes

27 Mar 2017 - WWII Veteran John Pietras passes

27 Feb 2017 - WWII Veteran John Devanie passes

00 Dec 2016 - WWII Veteran Al Peters passes

29 Jul 2016 - WWII Veteran Kalmer Thompson passes

11 - 15 May 2016 - 75th Anniversary Reunion at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbus GA - Registration

11 - 15 May 2016 - 75th Anniversary Reunion at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbus GA - Agenda

01 Jan 2016 - 509th PIA Newsletter - Alot of great information and recent events

21 Jan 2016 - WWII Veteran Warren Maddox passes

01 Sep 2015 - 509th PIA Newsletter - Alot of great information and recent events

2 - 6 Sep 2015 - Reunion at Holiday Inn Express and Suites, in Tacoma, Washington

01 Apr 2015 - 509th PIA Newsletter - Alot of great information and recent events

01 - 04 Apr 2015 - 38th Annual Airborne Awards Festival, Atlanta, GA

28 Feb 2015 - 509th PIA Newsletter - Alot of great information and recent events

11 Feb 2015 - WWII Veteran Mike Reuter to be presented the French Legion of Honor in Eugene, OR

02 Feb 2015 - WWII Veteran Nick DeGaeta passes

30 Sep 2014 - 509th PIA Newsletter - Photos of annual reunion and southern france trip! Includes 509th PIA membership renewal form

08 - 17 Aug 2014 - 509th PIA and WWII ADT travel to Southern France to participate in 70th Anniversary of Operation Dragoon

30 May 2014 - 509th PIA Newsletter - Includes reunion information !

30 Jul - 03 Aug 2014 - Invitation to the Operation Dragoon Commemorative Event 2014 in Washington DC

30 Jan 2014 - 509th PIA Newsletter

04 Oct 2013 - WWII Veteran Ernest T "Bud" Siegel passes

30 Sep 2013 - 509th PIA Newsletter

31 May 2013 - 509th PIA Newsletter

28 April 2013 - Registration for the 509th PIA Reunion to be held in Fayetteville, NC 28 to 31 August 2013

04 Mar 2013 - New museum in Sadzot, Belgium honors the memory of the Veterans of the 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion who fought there in December 1944

31 Jan 2013 - 509th PIA Newsletter

08 - 11 Aug 2013 - Invitation to the Operation Dragoon Commemorative Event 2013 in Washington DC

01 Feb 2013 - WWII Veteran John DeVanie to be presented the Legion of Honor on 01 Feburary 2013, 1:30pm. Ellington Air Force Base, 10949 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034

01 Sep 2012 - 509th PIA Newsletter

15 Aug 2012 - WWII Veteran Maynard Pile passes

06 Aug 2012 - C Company, 3rd Battalion, 5

509th IN awarded Presidential Unit Citation for service in Iraq 2006

18 Jul 2012 - WWII Veteran Frank E. Harding passes

Jun 2012 - Mike Baraneks dog tag returns home from Italy after 68 years (see link to Akron Beacon Journal on the Soldier Page)

27 May 2012 - Dedication of Bridge in honor of Tech 5 Victor A. Osburn

2012 - Registration for the Annual 509th Parachute Infantry Association Reunion to be held at the Best Western in Alexandria, LA (Fort Polk Area) on 16 - 19 May 2012

2012 - Registration for the Annual Static Line Airborne Awards at Fort Benning, GA on 11 - 14 Apr 2012

2012 - Registration for the Operation Dragoon Commemorative Event in Arlington, VA 19 - 22 Jul 2012

2011 - 2012 - Rifle Raffle to raise money for 3rd Edition of the Book "Stand In The Door" by Charles Doyle and Terrell Stewart

05 Feb 2012 - WWII Veteran Harold Seay passes away

00 Dec 2011 - WWII Veteran Arthur W. Von Essen passes away

03 Oct 2011 - DOD Identifies 3-509th IN for deployment to Afghanistan

05 Sep 2011 - WWII Veteran Charles H. McKinney passes away

29 Aug 2011 - NEW BOOK RELEASE - The Boldest Plan is the Best written by Jim Broumley

24 Jun 2011 - 509th PIA is now on FACEBOOK

Jun 2011 - 1-509th Change of Command Ceremony at Fort Polk, LA

May 2011 - National Infantry Association awards the Order of the Saint Maurice to WWII Veteran John DeVanie

15 Mar 2011 - WWII Veteran Jack Pogue passes away

2011 509th PIA Reunion will be held 23 - 26 May 2011 in Atlantic City, NJ

10 Apr 2011 - Airborne Awards - 509th Person of the Year awarded to June Housman

09 Apr 2011 - WWII Veteran Robert Poindexter passes away

05 Apr 2011 - 1/509th Concerned over possible unit redesignation that may remove Airborne status

01 Apr 2011 - Two paratroopers from 3/509th IN (Airborne) to compete in the Best Ranger Competition

28 Mar 2011 - WWII Veteran John Rimer passes away

14 Mar 2011 - Paratrooper from 3/509th IN (Airborne) presented award for valor

12 Jan 2011 - National Infantry Association awards the Order of Saint Maurice CIVIS to Tryggvi Thorleif Larum

11 Nov 2010 - WWII Veteran Nick DeGaeta presented French Legion de Honor

00 Mar 2010 - 3/509th Redeploys Home to Fort Richardson, 509th PIA Welcomes Them Home

22 Aug 2009 - Cody Ford Honored

Jun 2009 - 3/509th gets GERONIMO Flag to fly over Afghanistan