82nd Airborne Division (Vietnam) Golden Brigade – Vietnam 1968 – 1969


September 5, 2012

Recent Events Honoring The Golden Brigade At Fort Bragg

Here is a link to a news article about several events recently held at Fort Bragg, NC to honor the 3rd Brigade 82nd Airborne Division, including the laying of a wreath at the Golden Brigade Memorial and the dedication of a new dining facility named after MG Alexander R. Bolling, Jr.

http://fayobserver.com/articles/2012/09/04/1201846?sac=fo.local

August 29, 2012

Individual Awards To Golden Brigade Troopers

Category: All Messages,General Interest,Uncategorized,Units – Sean McPhail 11:32 am

The following individuals were awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam while serving with the 3rd brigade 82nd Airborne Division:

1.  Staff Sergeant Juan Ogo Blaz

Unit:  Company A, 2d Battalion, 505th Infantry

Date Of Action:  18 January 1969

2.  Staff Sergeant Felix M. Conde-Falcon (Posthumously)

Unit:  Company D, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry

Date Of Action:  4 April 1969

3.  Sergeant First Class James L. Edwards

Unit:  Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry

Date Of Action:  26 August 1968

4.  First Lieutenant Larry D. Fleener

Unit:  Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry

Date Of Action:  26 August 1968

5.  Sergeant Rohnie Harrell

Unit:  Company B, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 505th Infantry

Date Of Action:  6 April 1968