Images: D-Day, a Reunion and 'Hell by the Sea' [Image 1 of 3]
Soldiers from the 824th Transportation Company (Heavy Boat) opened the Army Reserve vessel, Landing Craft Utility 2031 New Orleans, to the public for free tours March 12 during the 16th annual Camp Gordon Johnston reunion held in Carrabelle, Fla. During World War II, the temporary Camp Gordon Johnston trained approximately 250,000 amphibious soldiers, most of whom would continue on to fight in Europe and the Pacific. Stationed in Tampa, Fla., the 824th TC reports to the 332nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary).
Date Posted:04.19.2011 11:38
Location:CARRABELLE, FL, US