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|Thursday, 12 Dec, will mark the 28th anniversary of the loss of Arrow Air flight 1285. 258 passengers and crew, 248 of which were US Army personnel, including 236 Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division, Flight 1285 Virtual Cemetery. The 101st Airborne Division was activated 16 Aug 1942. On 19 Aug 1942, its first Commander, Major General William C Lee delivered the following line to his Screaming Eagles, "The 101st Airborne Division, which was activated on 16 August 1942, at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, has no history, but it has a rendezvous with destiny."|
One of the Screaming Eagles who perished was the son of a Medal of Honor recipient of the Korean War.