On April 4,1969, SSG Felix Conde was killed in action and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.
This website is dedicated to the men of the 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division who served in the Republic of Vietnam. In particular it commemorates the 227 troopers who will remain "forever young." The list of the fallen is found on the link.
Home of the Golden Brigade Chapter, 82nd Airborne Division Association
On April 4,1968 at the Battle of Ap Nam Phu, more commonly known as the beginning of the battle of the Lazy W, the Brigade saw it's deadliest day in Vietnam. Most of the fighting was done by the 1/505 in conjunction with a unit from the 101st. At least 1 DSC was awarded during that battle.
Early Warning Order - 2019 Reunion, Biloxi Mississippi.