"Chartered by the U.S. Congress"
"To the troopers of the 82nd Airborne Division, who with courage and determination in their hearts, carried the fight to the enemy from Africa to Berlin. It has been a great privilege to have served in your ranks."
James M. Gavin 







Welcome to the Lt. General James M. Gavin Chapter
MOUNT CARMEL - Past and present veterans were honored for their sacrifices and service to their country, war memorials were rededicated and General James M. Gavin received special tribute during the VE (Victory in Europe) Day 65th anniversary ceremony on the grounds of Geist-Berkanski American Legion Post 91.         Read more: 
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Herbert "Herb" H. Adams, 82nd Airborne Paratrooper, WWII