Dedication of Memorial Marker

Sky Soldiers, friends and Supporters of the Memorial Foundation, The 173d Airborne Brigade National memorial Foundation is tasked with the maintenance and perpetual care of our Memorial to fallen Sky Soldiers. In accordance with our bylaws, only those Sky Soldiers who were listed as Killed in Action may be etched into the granite of the […]

Fundraising Update

Sky Soldiers and friends, Over the past several months, The 173d Airborne Brigade National Memorial Foundation has been conducting a raffle/fundraiser with ALL proceeds going to the perpetual care of the Memorial to our fallen Sky Soldiers located at Fort Benning. Our Treasurer Floyd Reister has been doing God’s work going to numerous events while […]

Tree Dedication to Karen Riester

On May 22, the 173d Airborne Brigade National Memorial Foundation Board gathered to formally dedicate a tree on the Memorial footprint in memory of Karen Riester. Rick Weik, President, spoke the following words: “When those who did not know Karen read the dedication plaque, they will not know what she did but that she must […]

Memorial Fundraising 2021

Raffle Poster

Sky Soldiers and friends,
The 173d Airborne Brigade Memorial Foundation has changed the price of donation for our raffle/fundraiser from $100.00 per ticket to $50.00 per ticket. Or for an even better bargain, you can get 4 tickets for $100.00.  All proceeds go 100% to the maintenance and well being of the Sky Soldier Memorial. Just click the QR square.
Click the link to see a full sized poster


1st Ticket (00001) purchased by: BOB MOORE, Deadwood South Dakota

Bob is a lifetime member of the JACKPINE GYPSIES group that started Sturgis Rally. Bob Rode with and raced for JC ‘Pappy’ Hoel Who originated Rally in 1968 and owned the Indian dealership in Sturgis SD Bob served in the Army with Nuclear Weapons Effect and Tests group in New Mexico and Nevada from 1959 thru 1962. Bob is […]