Category Archives: commander

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

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Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor, known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam, died Thursday, just four days after his 100th birthday. In his nearly 35-year military career, Manor distinguished himself through service in World War II, the Vietnam era and beyond. The chairman of […]

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

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Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor, known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam, died Thursday, just four days after his 100th birthday. In his nearly 35-year military career, Manor distinguished himself through service in World War II, the Vietnam era and beyond. The chairman of […]

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

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Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor, known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam, died Thursday, just four days after his 100th birthday. In his nearly 35-year military career, Manor distinguished himself through service in World War II, the Vietnam era and beyond. The chairman of […]

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

son-tay-raid-commander-leroy-manor-dies-at-100

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor, known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam, died Thursday, just four days after his 100th birthday. In his nearly 35-year military career, Manor distinguished himself through service in World War II, the Vietnam era and beyond. The chairman of […]

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

son-tay-raid-commander-leroy-manor-dies-at-100

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor, known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam, died Thursday, just four days after his 100th birthday. In his nearly 35-year military career, Manor distinguished himself through service in World War II, the Vietnam era and beyond. The chairman of […]

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

son-tay-raid-commander-leroy-manor-dies-at-100

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor, known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam, died Thursday, just four days after his 100th birthday. In his nearly 35-year military career, Manor distinguished himself through service in World War II, the Vietnam era and beyond. The chairman of […]

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

son-tay-raid-commander-leroy-manor-dies-at-100

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor, known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam, died Thursday, just four days after his 100th birthday. In his nearly 35-year military career, Manor distinguished himself through service in World War II, the Vietnam era and beyond. The chairman of […]

Commander of Ranger training battalion relieved over ‘derogatory comments’

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The battalion commander overseeing Ranger School’s Mountain Phase at Camp Frank D. Merrill, Georgia, was relieved Nov. 20 after an investigation substantiated complaints that he made “derogatory comments to subordinates,” according to Army officials. Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahoe, who leads the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, relieved the 5th Ranger Training Battalion commander […]

Commander fired after Marine Corps AAV accident that killed 9

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Lt. Col. Michael Regner, commander of the unit involved in July’s amphibious assault vehicle accident, was relieved Tuesday of his command by Lt. Gen. Karsten S. Heckl, commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, the Marine Corps said. Regner, the former commander of Battalion Landing Team 1/4 with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, was relieved Tuesday […]