|After their 5th training jump on December 26, 1942,
each 506th PIR
Currahee was pinned with the silver wings of the Parachutist Badge.
In addition, each 506th PIR Currahee later received a Parachutist
Thomas Collier is listed on the roster of the December
|COL Robert F. Sink held a regimental parade and
then gathered the Currahees
around him. He stood on a platform and read out the Order of the Day. Later,
the men were given printed copies (see below).
After reading the Order of the Day, COL Sink released the
men to go home
NOTE: even though the date on this Order of the Day was December