50th Anniversary of Operation Arkansas

By army.milSeptember 20, 2007

September 24th marks the 50th Anniversary of Operation Arkansas. From Sept. - Nov. 1957, elements of the division's 1st Airborne Battle Group, 327th Infantry were deployed to Little Rock, Arkansas, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to enforce Federal court orders during the Little Rock Crisis.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – September 24th marks the 50th Anniversary of Operation Arkansas. From Sept. - Nov. 1957, elements of the division's 1st Airborne Battle Group, 327th Infantry were deployed to Little Rock, Arkansas, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to enforce Federal court orders during the Little Rock Crisis. (Photo Credit: army.mil) VIEW ORIGINAL