Sam Maslowski

Sam Maslowski Served with 173d Airborne Brigade(SEP) D/3/503 (68-69). Sam has been the 173d Airborne Brigade Association National Secretary (2003) 173d Airborne Brigade National Association Membership Chair (2004-2005) 173d Airborne Brigade Association Chapter XXIV (Rochester, MN) President (2017 to present) 173d Airborne Brigade National Memorial Foundation Board (2021 to present)

La Monta Caldwell

  CSM Caldwell was born on 12 July 1967, in Monroe Louisiana. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1988 and graduated from Basic Training Infantry, Advanced Individual Training and Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia. CSM Caldwell has held the rank of Private all the way up to Command Sergeant Major CSM Caldwell […]

Bob Wolfgang

J. ROBERT WOLFGANG Bob Wolfgang graduated from Gettysburg College (PA) and was commissioned as a Lieutenant of Infantry on 7 June 1964. His initial assignment was with the 101st Airborne Division at Ft. Campbell, KY. After completion of Airborne, Officers Basic and Ranger training, he served with the 2nd BN (ABN) 506th INF until April […]

Ryan C. Shipley

LTC Ryan C. Shipley enlisted in the United States Army in February 1995 by way of the Oregon National Guard and completed Basic and Advanced Individual Training at FT Benning, GA. While attending, he was the platoon honor graduate for his class. LTC Shipley served in C CO 1st Battalion, 186th Infantry out of Roseburg, […]

Joseph E. Hair

Joseph E. (Eddie) Hair served in with Army Airborne units from 1967 – 1970 including the 173d Airborne brigade in the Republic of Vietnam. He served with C/1/503rd in Vietnam, with the 2/508th, and HHC Recon/1/504th of the 82nd Airborne Division. He retired after 33 years from the Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Site […]

Eric Baus

Colonel Eric Baus is a tested Army paratrooper and Army Ranger who brings to the 173d Airborne Brigade National Memorial Foundation Board of Directors 28 years of command and staff experience. He enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 1991 and was commissioned in the regular army through the University of Scranton ROTC program […]

Floyd Riester

Floyd enlisted in the Army immediately after graduating from high school in June 1964. Following Army basic and advanced infantry training (AIT), he attended the Army Airborne Training school at Fort Benning, GA. In September 1964, Floyd was assigned to the 173d Airborne Brigade (SEP) in Okinawa. Having earned a Medical Military Occupational Specialty as […]

Bradley K. Meyers

Brad Meyers enlisted in the United States Army in 1984 and graduated from Basic Training, AIT, and Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia. Following Airborne School he served with the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry (Airborne) and 3rd Battalion, 505th Infantry (Airborne), 82nd Airborne Division. While assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division he deployed to the […]

Richard Weik

Rick Weik enlisted in the Army under the Delayed Entry Program in 1983. Following Infantry One Station Unit Training and Basic Airborne School at Fort Benning, GA he served two and a half years assigned to the 4th BN, 325th Airborne Battalion Combat Team in Vicenza, Italy. Rick has served from rifleman to Command Sergeant […]