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Posted: 10/31/2004 6:23:19 PM EST
I just saw an old episode of "Hollywood squares" and one of the facts that they had was that Jimmy Hendrix made over 100 jumps with the 101st Airborne!
Is that true?!
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 6:24:23 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/31/2004 6:24:41 PM EST by mpearcex]
Yes, the 101st I believe Fort Bragg, NC
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 6:25:29 PM EST
Yeah, it's true. I think he was injured on a jump and was discharged.
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 6:26:01 PM EST
Was he in the service before the 101st switched from airborne to air assault?

Link Posted: 10/31/2004 6:27:06 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/31/2004 6:30:42 PM EST by Lumpy196]
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 7:44:59 PM EST
Yep,and according to VH-1,he even supported our fight in Viet Nam.(at least early in the conflict,so they say)
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 7:50:20 PM EST

Originally Posted By mpearcex:
Yes, the 101st I believe Fort Bragg, NC

The 101st is out of FT Campbell, KY.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 4:38:41 AM EST
He was also pro-troops during the Vietnam War.
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