March 27, 2009
By Lori Egan
Soldiers with the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, carry the coffin of CWO4(R) Benjamin C. Reese. Reese, a member of the original Parachute Test Platoon, died March 19. He was 92. In 1940, he volunteered for the test...
This picture of Ben Reese was taken during the Airborne Awards festival in 2008.