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The DeGlopper Air Assault School dedicated at Fort Bragg

by jmaloni

•Taken from the Jan. 30 Island Dispatch

Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:25 pm

Pictured are the family and friends of Pfc. Charles DeGlopper at the Iron Mike Statue at Airborne and Special Ops Museum in Fayetteville, N.C. The group was in North Carolina for the dedication of The DeGlopper Air Assault School at Fort Bragg, which took place Jan. 22.

The school is named in honor of Grand Island native and Medal of Honor recipient Charles DeGlopper, who, as a member of the 82nd Airborne, landed in France during the D-Day invasion and died in the Battle of the LaFiere Bridge.

Pictured, from left, seated: Joann Dinsmore, Marilyn Synakowski, Anita DeGlopper, Elaine DeGlopper and Jeanne Ensminger. Standing: Eugene Dinsmore, Peter Dinsmore, Henry Ensminger, Ray DeGlopper, Tim DeGlopper, R. Charles DeGlopper and Joe Synakowski.

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