Casey & Walden
Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen
Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff of the Army, talks with Roger Walden, one of the three survivors of the original "Triple Nickles" unit, during a recognition ceremony at the Pentagon on March 25. The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, or "Triple Nickles,"was the nation's first all-black parachute infantry test platoon, company and battalion.
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