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3rd Division Soldiers Deploy to Liberia

Thirty-two (32) Fort Stewart Soldiers will deploy to Liberia in early November. The unit will serve as liaison between the Military, United Nations, and Department of State organizations. The Soldiers have completed special training in methods to protect themselves against infectious diseases found throughout the area. The deployment will likely be for 6-8 months.

 

DEVELOPING: 200 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers Deploying to Afghanistan

Posted: Oct 28, 2014 3:48 PM CDTUpdated: Oct 28, 2014 5:32 PM CDT

By Andrew Davis, Anchor/Reporter
200 Dog Faced Soldiers from the 3rd ID at Fort Stewart are headed back to Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that the 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters will deploy to Afghanistan next month to assume their role as the U.S. Forces Afghanistan National Security Element.
 

The deployment will include a supporting element in Qatar and a liaison in Kuwait.
 

Approximately 200 Soldiers are scheduled for the 12-month deployment in support of the Resolute Support Mission, this includes Fort Stewart's top general, Maj. Gen. Mike Murray.

The International Security Assistance Force, also known as ISAF, is currently in the process of transitioning to the Resolute Support Mission.

The division headquarters will be part of the mandated 9,800 U.S. troop limit that takes effect January 1st, 2015.  They will manage equipment and redeployment of soldiers.

"As the Afghans grow more capable, the support provided by ISAF, soon to be called Resolute Support, will decrease proportionately," said Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, 3rd Infantry Division Commander. "The Resolute Support mission will focus on training, advising and assisting at higher echelons. We will no longer be the force conducting patrols at the brigade level for example. We look forward to joining the team in Afghanistan and doing our part to ensure the ANSF are left a more capable force, and to solidify the incredible gains of those who have served and sacrificed before us."

The mission will focus on maturing the Afghan National Security Forces' processes and systems to ensure long-term sustainability. This goal will be achieved through a functionally-based train, advise and assist framework. The program will focus on institutions and systems that include force generation, resourcing and budgeting, medical and maintenance logistics, and intelligence capabilities; all necessary to sustain a modern army and police force.
 
Today's Veteran of the Day is Robert Gallagher. Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1981-2013. He deployed to Panama in support of Operation Just Cause and served as a platoon sergeant with Task Force Ranger in Somalia which was depicted in the book and movie "Black Hawk Down."

Robert also served as the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment command sergeant major during the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003. He was injured and continued to fight while first aid was performed on his leg.

During his career, Robert earned two Purple Hearts, a Silver Star and a Bronze Star with V device.

Robert is survived by his wife, Denene Gallagher of Baltimore, MD; his sons, John Patrick Gallagher of Kansas City, MO and Sean Alton Gallagher of Climax, GA; six brothers and sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., October 31, 2014 from the main chapel at Ft. Benning, GA.

Burial will be held in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors at a later date.

We honor his service.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
October 24, 2014
CSM Gallagher's legacy lives on
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FORT STEWART, Ga. - Conference rooms and buildings on Army installations from Hawaii to Georgia bear the name of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith. The story of his actions, April 4, 2003, can be recited by most any soldier and especially by soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division.

During the Thunder Run into Baghdad, heroes were forged and legacies continued for others. One such man was retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert (Bob) Gallagher. Those who knew and served with him describe the battle-hardened leader, with combat experience spanning three decades in places such as Panama and Somalia before Baghdad, as an inspiration.

A leader’s role is to motivate their subordinates to think on their feet. Motivate them to train to standard. Motivate them to better themselves. So, how does a leader accomplish the daunting task of motivating others?

Lt. Col. Harry (Zan) Hornbuckle, Commander 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, first met Gallagher, April 2003, outside Baghdad as the company commander (captain) and team leader of Team Zan.

According to some who knew, and served with Gallagher – “He was an inspiration to his soldiers,” said Hornbuckle. “He was able to motivate his soldiers through inspiration. He inspired them to be better soldiers.”

The lasting impact of that inspiration can be seen on the 3ID’s Facebook memorial post as well as on the Legacy.com memorial page with combined total comments over 1000.

Great leaders leave great impressions.

“I knew him as 1st Sgt.,” wrote Michael Arns, of Enterprise, Alabama, in the Legacy.com guestbook. “He was a man of men that everyone looked up to… 1st Sgt. Gallagher would always push me to my limits and then some. But he help(ed) make me the man I am today.”

“You always went the extra mile for soldiers,” added Chief Warrant Officer 3 Anthony Jackson. “I remember when you took me 100 miles across the desert to make sure every soldier received the same quality of food and to make sure they all got potato chips. Seems small but it meant so much to them. I enjoyed all the miles we traveled together, all the talks, and all the mentorship.”

The mentorship and care for soldiers rubbed off on several of his peers.

“Training and taking care of soldiers…I still carry that forward to this day,” Hornbuckle said. “His ability to motivate soldiers through just his shear honesty was always awe inspiring. He was one of those leaders that just by his proximity would inspire other soldiers.

He was always that calm in the storm, the unflappable leader, regardless of the amount of contact, regardless of what was going on, he was always the calm guy.”

Leaders are looked up to, leaned upon for guidance, and expected to lead by example no matter the situation.

“During the seizure of Baghdad he’s there with me in the middle of, it must have been two to three hours into it, pretty significant contact,” continued Hornbuckle. “Sgt. Maj. Gallagher comes by and says, ‘Hey, Sir, you want a cup of coffee?’ In the middle of all that! I will never forget that. It was a lull in contact, we shared a cup of coffee real quick, the next contact began and we got back to fighting.

Just a calm, anchor in the storm, an incredible leader, and amazing man. A guy other soldiers and leaders want to follow and emulate. It’s easy to say that the leader needs to be at the point of friction, it’s entirely different to live it, and he lived it.”

During the battle at Objective Curly, April 7, 2003, outside Baghdad, Gallagher was injured by shrapnel in his left leg. Hornbuckle recalls seeing the Command Sgt. Maj. limping by him.

“Hey, Sgt. Maj., are you alright?,” he asked. “’I’m fine, Sir, I think I took some shrapnel in my leg,’ and then he’s moving out. He led from the front and lived standards.”

“The way you tell it, it’s just another day,” I commented to Hornbuckle.

“For him, I think it was,” he responded. “That was just the kind of man he was. You talk about a guy who just exudes courage, is the calm in the storm, that was how he lived his life.”

Bradley Walker, who was a Spc. when he first met Gallagher in Fort Polk in 2007, was attached to Operations Group as a command driver, according to his Facebook post.

“Command Sgt. Maj. Gallagher quite often preferred to drive, and I’d ride shotgun while listening to him talk a mile per minute, while hanging onto every word that he said,” Walker wrote. “He was the epitome of what an NCO (noncommissioned officer) should be. ‘My friends call me Bob!’”

The comments about mentorship, inspiration, thanks and condolences have filled several pages online. Proof to the type of leader and man Command Sgt. Maj. Bob Gallagher was and continues to be through those whose lives’ he’s inspired.

Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/news/146532/csm-gallaghers-legacy-lives#.VFLpAPnF-CI#ixzz3HgTZYrJ6

Outpost 15 has entered the 2014 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade
Outpost 15 has entered the 2014 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade and the theme is Duty, Honor, Sacrifice - Celebrating our World War II Veterans. We have vehicles in which to ride the parade route and look forward to having each of you join us this year. The details are as follows:

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Meeting Place: 12025 N. 61 Drive, Glendale, AZ (home of Curtis Gentry)

Time: 8:30 A.M. at which time we will depart to the staging area for the parade. We are required to report to the staging area no later than 9:45 so please don’t be late.

What to bring: Please wear any hat or clothes that have the Society of the Third Infantry Division logo, which may be purchased on the Society web site. Also, bring plenty of water as it may be warm.

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Curtis Gentry, 623-878-4623 or email at curtis.gentry@gcmail.maricopa.edu

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Curtis Gentry
Secretary-Treasurer, Outpost 15
West-Region Vice President, Society of the Third Infantry Division

Note: A lunch will follow at my house. I hope you can make this one as it should be fun.

 

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2680  OP 5   LOUIS J. DERCOLA                 NEWARK, NY                  15INF/SV           KOREA                PFC
DOD - OCTOBER 15, 2010                                   Reported October 3, 2014 on the Internet

4851 OP 57  CARL Q. TOPIE                         MILFORD, OH                     30INF/K            WW2/45-46           CPL
DOD - October 3, 2014                                           Reported October 3, 2014 by his wife Anne

2402 OP 5   MAURO CAPPITELLA              UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ               DIV/HQ               CW             PFC
DOD - September 3, 2014                                      Reported October 10, 2014 by Joe Todisco

2614  OP 63  ARDELL T. DALLY                  SEATTLE,WA                             DIV/MED/        WW2/1940-46             SGT
DOD - June 22, 2014                                               Reported October 11, 2014 by Robert Dally

6643  OP 17  WILLIAM C. ELLEDGE            POPLAR BLUFF, MO              10FA/           KOREA/52-53           SFC
DOD - October 14, 2014                                          Reported October 16, 2014 by his spouse Dolores

2935 OP 63   RALPH W. FRANCK                SEATTLE ,WA                  30INF/A            WW2/Feb41-Sep45            SFC
DOD - August 17, 2014                                           Reported October 16, 2014 by Jack Sneddon

6998 OPMA  ROBERT GALLAGHER          RICHMOND HILL, GA      DIV/1BDE/HHC 1 BCT       OIF1-3       CSM
DOD - October 13, 2014                                          Reported October 20, 2014 by 3ID Alumni on Facebook

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Future Outpost Meetings and Other Events

November 8, 2014: Outpost #54 will hold its fall Veteran's Day luncheon meeting at the Brass Door Restaurant, San Ramon, California. We start gathering at 11:00 AM with lunch at noon. The program will report on our 70th Anniversary Battlefield Tour along with a video showing highlights. We have enjoyable meetings with very good food, a nice raffle, and good fellowship. If you want to attend, and do not receive a written invitation by November 1st, please contact John Shirley 925-447-2256.

November 8, 2014: OP #22 members will meet for their Veterans’ Day at 3:00 PM, under the wing of the DC-3, near the Travis Gammill hanger, at the FLA BOB Airport, 4130 Mennes Ave., Riverside, California. For information call (951) 675-3173 or (951) 686-6660.

November 2014: Outpost 15 will participate in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade with a meeting to follow.  (See notice above)
November 11, 2014: Outpost 7 will conduct Veteran's Day ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 3:15 PM. Members will meet at the 3rd Infantry Division Monument at 2:30 PM for ceremonies there before moving to the Tomb of the Unknowns for our wreath-laying ceremony. For more info contact John Insani marneop7@comcast.net or Pat williamson army3rdivtanker@gmail.com.

November 15, 2014: Outpost #2 will dedicate a monument honoring the 3rd Infantry Division at the Sarasota National Cemetery Memorial Walk on November 15, 2014. Please plan to attend this important event.

December 6, 2014: Outpost #5 will hold its annual holiday luncheon/meeting (11 a.m.-2 p.m.), at the 76 House, 110 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983. Phone: 845-359-5476. The cost for the sit down luncheon is $10.00 per person. Please make checks payable to Society of the 3rd I.D., OP #5 and send to Al Julia, Treasurer, 278 Baywood Drive, Baiting Hollow, NY 11933.
May 25, 2015: Outpost #7 will conduct Memorial Day ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 4:15 PM. Members will meet at the 3rd Infantry Division Monument at 3:30 PM for ceremonies there before moving to the Tomb of the Unknowns for our wreath-laying ceremony. Members are urged to attend. For more information, contact John Insani (marneop7@comcast.net) or Pat Williamson (army3rdivtanker@gmail.com).

May 28-31, 2015: The 7th Infantry Regiment Association will hold its 2015 reunion in the New Orleans area. 2015 is the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans (8 Jan 1815). Since we are "New Orleans' Own" and the Cottonbalers, we will return to the city of our "roots." We are looking for people willing either to act as the local host or to help in the coordination beforehand.Certainly, we will visit our monument at Chalmette, Louisiana. That is where the Regiment was nicknamed the “Cottonbalers” while participating in the last major battle of the War of 1812. This is not a Society-sponsored event.

May 2015: Outpost #88 will hold its annual meeting at the Academy Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Date to be determined.
May 2015: Anzio Beachhead Veterans of 1944, WWII, 70th Anniversary Reunion is being held in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The dates will be announced soon. All WWII veterans who served on Anzio Beachhead in 1944, please contact Clyde E. Easter, 299 Panorama Drive, Fancy Gap, Virginia 24328. Phone: 276-728-7293. Guests are most welcome. This is not a Society-sponsored event; please address questions to Clyde Easter.

June 8-18, 2015:  The Battle of the Bulge/Eagle's Nest Tour, presented by Valor Tours Ltd. and escorted by Henry Bodden (Audie Murphy biographer and Society Associate member): Our group will meet in Paris for dinner and introductions. We will visit WWI sites at Chateau Thierry and Belleau Wood, then on to Reims (Allied War Room, site of the German surrender). We will tour the Bastogne area, the Malmedy massacre site, the Siegfried Line, and much more. We will visit Patton's grave in Luxembourg, followed by a tour of the Maginot Line. We will tour from Strasbourg to Holtzwihr, France, and visit Audie Murphy’s one-man-stand battlefield. Then we will stop in Herrlingen, Bavaria, to visit Erwin Rommel's house, his suicide monument, and his grave. We will tour Hitler's mountaintop Eagle's Nest and the Obersalzberg compound area of Berchtesgaden. We will stop for a tour of Dachau and on to Munich, the birthplace of the Nazi movement. For full details call 1-800-842-4504 or visit website: Valor Tours Ltd. You can also contact Henry Bodden at 1-918-376-9417or e-mail hebodden@gmail.com. This is not a Society-sponsored event; please address questions to Henry Bodden.

June 11-14, 2015: The Society of the 3ID 96th Annual Reunion will be held in Charleston, SC. More information will be forthcoming when available.
June 27, 2015: “Audie Murphy Day” in Farmersville, Texas, began in 1999 as a solemn remembrance of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier of World War II, who came home to a hero's welcome in downtown Farmersville in 1945. Today this Main Street Program draws thousands and honors our local veterans as well as our "hometown hero," Audie Murphy. Popular activities over the years have included a parade (complete with local Vets riding in historic vehicles), a military flyover, a brief program giving biographical information about Audie Murphy, a roll call of local veterans, military exhibits, and special receptions for the Vets provided by local churches and service organizations. For more information, contact Farmersville Main Street Program: 972-784-6846. This is not a Society-sponsored event.
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First, click on the link, then click on a state, when it opens click on a city or town, then click on a name. It should show you a picture of the person or at least his/her bio and medals. Everyone should know of someone whose name is on "The Wall". http://www.virtualwall.org/iStates.htm


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Audie Murphy Petition Draws Major Endorsements
Murphy: a pioneer in PTSD awareness
September 9, 2013
by David Phillips
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Audie Murphy, moments after being awarded the Medal of Honor and Legion of Merit, Salzburg, Austria, 1945. Courtesy U.S. Army.
Endorsements on the Audie Murphy Presidential Medal of Freedom Petition read like a VIP address book. Distinguished Americans such as Melvin Laird, Bob Dole, General Tommy Franks, Charlie Duke, Toby Keith, Dan Rather, Barbara Eden and countless others too numerous to mention. In addition to those named above, three-fourths of the 79 living Medal of Honor recipients have offered forth their endorsements.
Audie Murphy – his legacy continues
Honors are rendered and tributes bestowed by great societies so that we may remember the person; and the accomplishments of that person’s life and in doing so perpetuate their memory for future generations. Audie Murphy has certainly been accorded many tributes over the years since his untimely passing and his legacy continues to grow with the passage of time.

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 Mr. Phillips is the Executive Administrator of the Audie Murphy Presidential Medal of Freedom Petition Campaign. In addition, he initially recommended Audie Murphy for this honor and spearheaded the campaign for its passage.
In the years immediately following World War II, “shell-shock” was often associated with “cowardliness” or “physical weakness” but Murphy, while never glamorizing his own heroism, managed to parlay his international stardom and name recognition to his advantage and helped turn the tables on the stigma often associated with PTSD. He spoke candidly with the media about the emotional effects of the war and the nightmares associated with it. In doing so, Audie Murphy served as an advocate for returning veterans of both the Korean and Vietnam wars and and used his stardom to  broadcast the issue of PTSD and the need for early diagnosis and treatment of this illness like a conference calling service, injecting awareness into the mainstream of American society.
The petition has the endorsement of more than 100 general officers, 50 of the 79 living medal of honor recipients, moonwalkers, members of congress, & celebrities. The nomination will be based upon Audie Murphy's advocacy for better treatment of veterans suffering from PTSD
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The Society provides opportunities and facilities uniting past, present and future members of the Third Infantry Division, U. S. Army, in a national program dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of the Third Infantry Division's traditions and history.

1. To foster and strengthen associations and friendships formed during service with the Third Infantry Division US Army.
2. To honor the Third Infantry Division War Dead
3. To perpetuate the memory of other former comrades who shared a background of honorable military service with the Third Infantry Division.
4. To encourage and achieve the mutual benefits and support resulting from a close and cooperative alliance between the Society and the Third Infantry Division.
5. To support the  government of the United States and give it the same devotion and service expected of us as members of its armed forces.

 

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