Past-President - Ron Parkes
United States Army - Vietnam - 1965
"101st Airborne Division"
Born: Winnipeg - Manitoba - Canada
Ron Parkes Military Career
Ron Parkes served from
1960 to 1962, in the Canadian
Forces Reserves, Fort Gary Horse, 10th Armor Regiment.
He then enlisted in the US Army in 1962 and served in Fort
Campbell, Kentucky with the 101st Airborne Division.
In the summer of 1965, he was sent to Vietnam and served in the
1st brigade, 101st Airborne Division
on a 105mm howitzer gun crew, B-Battery,
2nd of the 320th Artillery.
Ron was then honorably discharged and resumed
his civilian career.
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