585th Engineer Company (DT)


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Site Dedication
This web site is dedicated to the men who served in Vietnam with the 585th Engineer Company [DT] from 1966 to 1972.Their sacrifices were many, their rewards few.

In Memoriam
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t is with humility and sorrow and respect that we remember our comrades who were killed and wounded in the line of duty. The 585th Association renders a solemn salute to Company Commander  Captain Gregory Patrick Kernahan, Distinguished Service Cross [Posthumous], killed in action at Pleiku on 6 March 1968. 



Association Mission

The three specific goals of this organization are to locate and reunite Vietnam Veterans of the 585th Engineer Company [DT] and to encourage camaraderie between these men. 

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Our Membership Now Stands at 914605 Living and Sadly, 309 Deceased

         

 

               Army Combat Action Badge              

The Combat Action Badge was created in 2005 to address the changing face of warfare our troops were encountering. Prior to that time, only infantrymen were awarded a “combat badge” for engaging in actual combat with an enemy. For many years, tankers and artillermen lobbied for similar badges to denote their combat experience.

Read more at YouServed: http://www.vamortgagecenter.com/blog/2012/08/15/photo-of-the-day-retroactive-combat-action-badge-eligibility/#ixzz24gfu6wyL

Today at 2:31pm

Dear Rep. Jeff Flake:

I support H.R. 1850: To expand retroactive eligibility of the Army Combat Action Badge to include members of the Army who participated in combat during which they personally engaged, or were personally engaged by, the enemy at any time on or after December 7, 1941..

Signature seen by Members of Congress:
Mr. thomas garney
2026 s weaver dr
apache junction, AZ 85120

Signature seen by other POPVOX users:
leprachss
Arizona’s 6th district

Contact your representatives now to push for this to go through

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http://www.opencongress.org/bill/113-h293/show

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