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 […]

State of Memorial May 22, 2021

Sky Soldiers and friends, On May 22, the Memorial Foundation held our annual face to face meeting here in Columbus, GA. It was great to see everyone again since we did not meet last year due to COVID-19 precautions. We held our business meeting, conducted an onsite Memorial inspection with the grounds keeper and electrical […]


Throughout mankind’s history, when the need arose, individuals have stepped forward to safeguard objectives that warriors have obtained. Their organizations have been called various names and have assumed vastly different structures, but they served a common purpose – they are Guardians! In 2011, a group of Sky Soldiers stepped forward and formed the 173d Airborne […]