March 25, 2021


The 603D Aviation Support Battalion flew two Helicopters (1 Chinook and 1 Blackhawk) from Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah Ga to Toccoa on Thursday Mar 25 2021. This educational visit to Camp Toccoa at Currahee, Inc came after viewing the 1st Episode of “Band of Brothers”.


Approximately 35 members of the 603D ASB visited Camp Toccoa at Currahee, Inc. They were shown Camp Toccoa at Currahee, Inc by volunteers Steve Lathan; Chuck Sippel; Don Markusen and George Smith. They were welcomed in the Camp Toccoa at Currahee, Inc gift shop by volunteers Patricia Smith and Diane Estes.


At the conclusion of the rain shortened visit, Captain Nick Ortiz presented Gary Bellamy, President of Camp Toccoa at Currahee, Inc, with a Certificate of Appreciation. A picture of this presentation is attached.


Transportation from, and back to the Toccoa Airport, was courtesy of the Stephens County School Board and Superintendent and the Stephens County Senior Center.