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Latest Updates

Check here for all the recent News and Updates for The Ripcord Association and upcoming events.

HISTORY

Facts about Ripcord

Learn the facts about The Battle for Firebase Ripcord in a brief summary of what, when and who was involved..

Ripcord Association 

Read how the Ripcord Association was started and how it evolved to what it is today.

101st Unit History A/2-506

Check here for 1970 history of 2/506, 101st Airborne and how Ripcord started and ended.

Operation Texas Star

This is an Operations Narrative of Operation TEXAS STAR which commenced with renewed efforts in the Vietnamization of combat operations in northern Military Region with the day by day activity

Ripcord Memorial Page

List of the names of the 139 Americans that were killed in the Battle of Ripcord. There were a total of almost 300 Americans Killed if you count the supporting Area of Operations.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership Roster

A list of the Ripcord Association members and their unit.

Membership Application

Join our Association Today. Update your membership information if you have change of address or new e-mail. If you were not involved in Ripcord, you may become an Associate member.

Ripcord Biographies

Read biographies of some of the men that fought in the Battle of Ripcord.

Oral History

View video interviews of Ripcord Veterans from the The Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project by Dr. James Smither, Director

NEWSLETTERS

Newsletters Archive

Read all the Ripcord Report Newsletters from 1985 thru to the lastest report published.

RIPCORD REUNIONS

Get the latest information, registrations, photos, details of the Ripcord Association Reunions.

2016 RIPCORD REUNION INFORMATION

Here is the registration form for the 2016 reunion. See who has signed up and attending this year's reunion.

RIPCORD REUNION YEARBOOKS

The yearbooks from some of the reunions are now on line. View the full yearbook in .pdf

RIPCORD REUNION PHOTOS

Photos taken from the reunions.

2013 PHOTOS by Bob & Jackie Wallace

2013 PHOTOS by Dave & Lisa Snyder

VIDEO CLIPS

Video Clips

View different videos about The Ripcord Story. TV Interviews clips,Ripcord stories,etc.

MEMBER OBITUARIES

Read Obituaries

Obituaries of our Ripcord Veterans. If you would like to post a Ripcord Veteran obituary, please send it to:   mail@ripcordassociation.com