4th Brigade Combat Team

4th Brigade Combat Team, 506th Infantry


2011 Currahee Grand Ball
October 21, 2011
Delta Ballroom, Opryland Resort
Nashville, TN

2011 Grand Ball Program

2011 Grand Ball Invitation

photos from Donald Thies (B Co, 2nd BN, 1970-1971)
COL Jenkins

COL Sean Jenkins (Commander, 4BCT, 506th)

MAJ Davis

MAJ Matthew W. Davis (HHC, 4th BCT, 506th)
Grand Ball/Rendezvous Committee Chairman

MG McConville

MG James C. McConville (Commander, 101st Airborne Division)

COL Keaveny

Kimberly and COL Valery C. Keaveny, Jr., who will be-
come the 4BCT, 506th Commander on December 15, 2011

SFC Schlereth

SFC Jacob Schlereth, Sr. (C Troop, 1-61st CAV) was one of the 4th BCT
soldiers who added grog ingredients to the regimental punchbowl.

Some Traditional Grog Ingredients:
North East Georgia: Pure Moonshine
Beaches of Normandy, France: Swamp Water
Cellars of Normandy, France: Calvados
Operation Market Garden, Netherlands: Grolsch
Paris, France: French Champaigne
Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne: Belgian White Wine
Eagles Nest, Germany: Sect
Bad Gesten, Austria: Brandy
Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky: Absorbine Jr.
Central Highlands, Vietman: Rice Wine
East Baghdad, Iraq: Chai
Lynchburg, Tennessee: Jack Daniels
Clermont, Kentucky: Jim Bean
Toccoa Mountain, Georgia: Currahee Wine

CSM Hambrick

CSM William Hambrick, Jr. (CSM, 4th BCT, 506th) with one more ingredient for the grog

SGT Mata

SGT Mata (WIA) stirs the completed grog to be drunk for the evening's toasts.

Currahee Grog

Everyone is invited to taste the grog

Table of the Fallen Currahee

Table of the Fallen Currahee

All active-duty 4th BCT soldiers, Currahee veterans, and
Currahee family members were invited to the 2011 Ball.

Corrigan and Brady
(L-R): SGM Robert Corrigan (HHC, 1st BN, 506th) and MAJ Edward Brady (XO, 4th BCT, 506th)

1SG Williams

Lisa and 1SG David Williams (C Co, 801st BSB)

CPT Peters
Lilian and CPT(R) Benjamin F. Peters, Jr. (B/HHC, 2nd BN, 506th, 1970)

MSG Fangel

Deborah and MSG(R) Jerry Fangel (A Co, 2nd BN, 506th, 1967-1969)

LTC Alexander

Rikki and LTC(R) Joe Alexander (A/E/HHC, 3rd BN, 506th, 1967-1968)

Commemorative Glass
Commemorative Glass with ParaDice Insignia

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This page updated 04/06/13