RCPT-USA was requested to provide support for the Funeral of LTG(R) David E.Grange, a Veteran of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He was a Paratrooper, a Ranger and a Green Beret. He was also the Commandant of Infantry.
The Funeral will be held on on 06 OCT 2022 at Fort Benning, Georgia. RCPT-USA will escort the General's Flag Draped Casket in a Caisson pulled by a WWII era Jeep. RCPT-USA will drive and TC lead and rear M151 Jeeps and will take the General on his final tour of Post, passing the old HQ, his Living Quarters, Doughboy Stadium and the Jump Towers. A second Jeep Team will provide trail escort behind the Family.
All will be dressed in M-42s and M1C Helmets and LCE. RCPT-USA will act as Escorts for the Family throughout the Ceremony at the Infantry Chapel on Fort Benning, his Burial at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery near Fryar Drop Zone. A reception will be held at the National Infantry Museum. RCPT-USA will assist in creating a display table of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam Airborne Operations and answer questions from those in attendance.
Register at RCPTUSA.org under the events tab. Honor Guard is responsible for their own uniform, travel, and lodging during this event.
It is "More Than Just a Jump" to Honor an Airborne Legend!
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