Photograph of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Bennis M. Blue (second from right), the assistant division property book officer for the 182nd Division Material Management Center (DMMC), laying on the ground at the jump zone wearing her full jump equipment and parachutes as she was preparing for her first parachute jump as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division in 1978 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Pictured with her war Lt. Col. David Dunn (second from left), Blue’s commanding officer in the 182nd DMMC, and Capt. Bernard Oliphant (far right, partially out of frame), commander of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 182nd DMMC (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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