The guest speaker for the banquet will be Brigadier General James C. Yarbrough commanding general of the JRTC and Ft. Polk. General Yarbrough has served in the 101st Airborne Division, the 82nd Airborne Division, the 7501 Infantry Regiment (Airborne Rangers) and has commanded the 173rd Airborne Brigade.
Chapter members attending will include veterans of the 82nd, 101st 17th, and I1th Airborne Divisions. Additional units represented include the 187th ARCT (Korea), the 173rd Brigade (Vietnam), and many Special Force’s veterans from a number of the SF groups.
The Chapter’s veterans service includes WW 11, Korea, the Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War (Desert Storm) and veterans from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
If any Airborne veteran, (Parachute or Glider qualified) from any unit would like information on attending, they can contact the Chapter by calling (337) 684-6175 or (337)
288-2730 for information on the Banquet or Chapter membership. Amy Airborne veteran (Parachute or Glider qualified) is eligible for membership in the 82nd Airborne Division Association.