|A wreath was laid at the marker at the entrance to the Robert F. Sink Memorial Trail.|
|Veterans of all 3 battalions of the 506th PIR attended the reunion events.|
|Dedication ceremonies were held for the new highway
sign placed by the Georgia
Department of Transportation and sponsored by the Rangers Association.
Joseph R. Beyrle, Sr. (I Co, 3rd BN, 506th PIR, 1942-1945) was the organizer of the 60th Anniversary Reunion.
During the reunion, Joe held a book-signing at the Stephens
County History Museum for the book, The
|Members of a Midwest-based E Co, 2nd BN, 506th PIR,
101st Airborne Division
WWII Historical Reenactment Society, Inc. attended the reunion events.
|Robin Sink McClelland, daughter of COL
Robert F. Sink
(REGT CO, 506th PIR, 1942-1945), in the Reunion Hospitality
Room at the Shoney Inn in Toccoa.
G Company, 3rd BN, 506th PIR veterans used this as
opportunity for a Company
(L-R): Bob Izumi; LRC(R) Tom Kennedy;
Miles Allen; Robert Parks; Stan Clever;
Check out the 3-506th PIR pages for photos of G Company Currahees in 1942-1944.
|The 506th Association set up a display table
in the Shoney Inn lobby. The table
included many of the 506th PIR items that had been sent to the Association, and
was used to collect more WWII-era photos and information for the Association
web site. Peggy Pearson is behind the table, gathering information from Paul R.
Miller (Surgical Medic, REGT HQ, 506th PIR, 42-45) while Hoyt Bruce Moore, III
(A Co, 1st BN, 70-71), with back to camera, talks to another Toccoa Currahee veteran.
(Kneeling): LTC(R) Joe Alexander
(A/E/HHC, 3rd BN, 67-68). (Standing