Larry Alan Thorne Special Forces Memorial Chapter XXXIII, Finnish Hero

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       United States Army Green Beret
      United States Army Special Forces Association
       Special Forces Chapter XXXIII

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Chapter Officers
         President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Arthur C. McRae
          Honorary Vice President . . . SGM Stanley B. (Bryan) Shank, 3rd SFG(A)
          Vice President . . . . . . . . . . . . . .James W. Godwin
          Secretary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mitchell O. Greene
          Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Harry M. Mathews

         Web Master. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck James
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Larry Alan Thorne Chapter Chartered, October 1981.

For more information about Major Thorne, Please put your request in the Guest Book.

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Larry A Thorne (MIA)
Lauri A Torni (Finnish Hero)


Web sites of interest

The J. Michael Cleveley’sWeb Site covers the life and times of Larry A. Thorne (Lauri Törni). His book on Finnish-American has become a classic war history in Finland. An English version of the book (A Scent of Glory) was published in Greece in 2003. A new edition in English is now available in the United States under the title “Born a Soldier, the Life and Times of Larry Thorne”. A Swedish version (Lauri Törni Yrke: Soldat) was also a best seller.
The Green Beret Foundation (GBF) assists wounded Special Forces soldiers and their families. Visit the GBF Website and learn more about their role in the Special Forces Community.
The Special Forces Association is the fraternal association for current and former members of the Green Beret Special Forces Groups. Visit the SFA Web Site
Civilians have no concept of what the military does except what is told to them by the media and TV. This web site, The Military View gives you the real side of the story---as told by the military itself.
My old Team Sergeant from White Star, Master Sergeant Raymond F. Flaherty (Ret), has written two books about the early days of Vietnam. This isn't the standard war story you would expect coming out of Southeast Asia. The book store Terra Sancta Press has these books if you're interested.
Tired of reading and hearing nothing but gloom and doom in the national media? Defend America tells the other side of the story. Find out what's really happening in the War on Terrorism.
This site is a tribute, not only to our military, but to those brave men and women who travel into space, fight the fires and guard our streets. Please visit these pages.
Visit the new Fox News site paying tribute to those hero's who made the Ultimate Sacrifice in Operation Iraq Freedom .
These twenty photos deal with the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. The person taking the photos is classified as a "non-professional", but they are some of the best I've seen. When you look at picture number 20, go back to picture number one. Photos from 9/11
Veterans Park, Fayetteville NC
Tricare Help Information
Ben said, "Yes I Remember"
Women In Military Service For America
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Chapter XXXIII, SFA, The Larry Alan Thorne
Special Forces Memorial Chapter

was created 12 January 1994
And last update March 2014

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