101 airborne combat patch
ALPHA ORIGINALS
501st Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
Vietnam 1967 - 1968
A copy of troop movement order for the 2/501 to go to Vietnam.
As part of the post Vietnam reorganization,
the 2nd Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment was deactivated on 31 July 1972.

The 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment was reactivated late 2013.
It is now part of the 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC.
The unit is back on jump status.
The first parachute combat unit to be organized was the 501st Parachute Battalion
501st soldiers receive Medal of Honor - Joe  Hooper and Clifford Sims of D/2/50st.
Fire support base T-Bone and misc photos
Major operations the 501st took part in.