|On August 31, 2011, Richard W. "Red"
Falvey [HHC (Communications), 2nd BN,
506th PIR] marked his 90th birthday by jumping from an airplane over the US
Army Heritage and Education Center in Middlesex Township, Pennsylvania
|(R): Ronald Helwig (B Co, 1st ABG, 1960-1962) represented the
506th Association at the jump,
where he presented (L): "Red" Falvey with a Currahee Battle Flag from the 506th Association.
|Richard Falvey before his jump|
WWII re-enactors (L): Mike Strausner (82nd Division veteran) and (R): Tim Wagner (Marine veteran)
the Army Heritage and Education Center grounds, after free-falling almost 14,000 feet.
|This was "Red" Falvey's 26th jump. He
made his first combat jump into Nor-
mandy on D-Day; his second combat jump was into Holland, September 1944.
|Congratulating "Red" is LTG(R) David
E. Grange, Jr. (BN CO, 2nd
BN, 506th, 1967-1968 and Brigade CO, 3rd Bde, 101st Division, 1970-1971).
(L): Tom Corbett, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania