Memorial Service in Honour of Lieutenant Colonel John Phillips (US Army) in the Parachutist School

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Memorial Service in Honour of Lieutenant Colonel John Phillips (US Army) in the Parachutist School
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On Tuesday, 14 August 2018, a memorial service was held in the Parachutist School in Aspropyrgos, Attica, in memory of Lieutenant Colonel John Phillips, US Army, who was killed upon landing on the Drop Zone of Tatoi on 14 August 1955.

John Phillips, a very experienced parachutist with 210 jumps (of which 3 combat jumps in WWII and Korean War operations), was in charge of a small team training the 1st Parachutist Training Series of the Hellenic Army's Parachutist School, which consisted of 32 volunteers, 15 Officers, 9 NCOs, and 8 raiders (Enlisted Soldiers).

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