our medals expert According to the
official Fort Campbell home page:
"...On Sept. 21, 1956, Secretary of the Army Wilbur M.
Bruckner and the Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor,
presented the colors of the 101st Airborne Division to Maj.
Gen. T.L. Sherbourne, the first commander of the new ROTAD airborne
division. This was the official ceremony reactivating the famed
"Screaming Eagles" of World War II..."
Why is he wearing a 101st Airborne patch on his uniform if the
division wasn't even reactivated until after he had left the
service and Fort Campbell?