You can still make donations through
Brick Paver Program
THE BRICK PAVER PURCHASE PROGRAM FOR
BIRDDOG MEMORIAL IS STILL OPEN -
Direct donations to the Birddog Memorial installed in
Veteran's Park are now closed BUT donations can still be made
through the purchase of BRICK PAVERS that will be laid around the
purchase a brick paver click on the link below for the order form. PRINT
the form, fill out what you want on the paver and mail to
the Ft Rucker Army Aviation Museum.
ORDER FORM (Click Here)
MAKE SURE TO DESIGNATE THAT THE PAVER
BEING ORDERED IS TO BE INSTALLED ON THE “BIRDDOG MEMORIAL SITE”
the Museum Foundation a great thanks for their work on our project. Not
only have they been handling the pavers, but, they have also held our
funds and issued checks for us upon request. Without their assistance
we could not have been this successful. Please stop by and say hello to
these folks when you are at the museum. Dianne and Jackie were our
contacts and helped us daily.
Norm MacPhee, Birddog Unit Memorial Committee
A extraordinary memorial
created specifically for all Eleven (11) U.S. Army Aviation 0-1/L-19 Birddog
Units and the Personnel who served & sacrificed within these units
is now installed at a special memorial site across from the Army
Aviation Museum located at Ft. Rucker, Alabama.
THE DATE OF THIS
DEDICATION HAS BEEN SET FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 9, 2015 OUTSIDE THE FT. RUCKER, ALABAMA ARMY AVIATION MUSEUM.
memorial has been created as recognition of the service that these units
and their dedicated personnel performed during a difficult time in our
itself recognizes all eleven (11) U.S. Army Aviation units that were
created and served in Vietnam in the years 1963-1971. Within these units
there served an approximate 20,000 personnel that ranged in positions
from Company Commanders, Pilots, Crew Chiefs, Fuelers, Maintenance,
Support, Clerks, Cooks, Drivers, Observers and many others, all of whom
risked their physical well being in the service to their country.
Many members of
these units gave their lives in the ultimate sacrifice. Some were never
found and to this day are still listed as "Missing". To this group, we
can never truly repay what they gave and lost but to this honored group
of personnel, this memorial will have a special place for each person's