Photograph of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Bennis M. Blue (left), the assistant division property book officer for the 182nd Division Material Management Center (DMMC), sitting on a wooden post next to her commanding officer in the 182nd DMMC Lt. Col. David Dunn (right), as they were waiting to load up on aircraft for Blue’s first parachute jump as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division in 1978 at Fort Bragg, N.C. This was to be Blue’s “cherry jump,” and Dunn’s first jump in 15 years (1978).
From Bennis M. Blue Papers, CLDW 46, Cold War Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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