Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Filthy 13 Member Dies

John "Jack" Agnew, a member of the Demolitions Platoon Regemental HQ 506th PIR died on April 8, 2010. Jack was a member of the group refered to as the Filthy 13, the group that inspired the movie "The Dirty Dozen". Jack, died in suburban Philadelphia, he was 88 years old.

Jack Agnew Obituary

Currahee in Line for Medal of Honor

The Secretary of the Army, John M. McHugh, has recommended SP4 Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. (B Co, 3rd BN, KIA 05/10/70) for the Medal of Honor. All that is needed is President Obama’s signature. See a copy of Secretary McHugh’s letter of recommendation on the 506th Association web site.

See an online article with a photo of SP4 Sabo Ellwood City Native Recommended for Medal of Honor: April 10, 2010, Beaver County Times (PA).

Visit the 506th Association web site for all links to this story.

Currahee Passing

It is with sadness that we report the passing of SGT James Archie Warren, C Co 1-506th, 2004-2006. He died on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at his parents home in Lawrenceville Ga. His viewing was on Sunday April 11, 2010 between 6pm and 8pm EST, at the Crowell Brothers Funeral Home in Norcross, GA. Graveside Service were at the Georgia National Military Cemetery, Canton, GA on Monday April 12, 2010 at 11am EST. Our prayers are with his family and fellow soldiers, especially SFC Campbell, we stand alone, together.