(L-R): Gene Overton (C
Co, 1st BN, 1967-1968), president of The 506th Airborne
Infantry Regiment Association (Airmobile - Air Assault)
Robin Sink McClelland, daughter of COL Robert F. Sink,
first commander of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, WWII
Carl Rebele (M Company, 506th AIR, Camp Breckinridge,
KY, 1952; B Co, 578th ECB, 40th Infantry Divison, Republic of
Robin is holding the plaque that Gene presented to Carl during
the June 8, 2000, Currahee Memorial Dinner ceremony. The
plaque is in recognition of the active-duty Currahees serving
in the 1st BN, 506th Infantry, 2nd Division in South Korea for
their "dedication and duty to serve where ordered."
Carl then presented the plaque to the Currahees at
Camp Casey, Republic of Korea, June 26, 2000, during the
USO Salute to Veterans.