History of the 101st Airborne Division in
writes an email to his men which gives a brief
101st Airborne Division.
Those of us who joined the 101st Airborne Division at
are very proud to have
carried on the
started in WWII.
In Vietnam the "Screaming Eagle" transformed from an elite unit of paratroopers to a
battle harden unit of airmobile solders. The transformation included several name
On July 1, 1968, the division was redesignated the 101st Air Cavalry Division a name
change that lasted 11 weeks.
It finally becoming known as the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) and lost its jump
status. Those of us from Fort Campbell continued to collect jump pay.
from Fort Campbell to
Division Commander - Major General Olinto Mark
July 1967 - July 1968
101st Airborne Division
Vietnam 1967 - 1968
Division action history for