Fort Benjamin Harrison
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1931 Business Meeting
Capt Bixby is reading the map; Lt Terry is standing, 3rd from right. 

Battery A, 3rd Field Artillery - 1931

Battery A, 3rd Field Artillery - 10/19/1931
Lt Terry is 7th from left,
next to Capt Bixby.
Posted by mbterry

Sam Rudisel
Battery A, 19th Field Artillery
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Battery A, 19th Field Artillery
1938
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Battery A, 19th Field Artillery
1938
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Battery A, 19th Field Artillery
1938
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Battery A, 19th Field Artillery
1938
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Battery A, 3rd Field Artillery Officers - 10/19/1938
Capt Laurence Bixby, Lt Fred Terry, unknown, unknown Posted by mbterry on 1/29/2002

General Benjamin Harrison - Civil War

Building 600, 1943.

The small building in the foreground is now where the new grand entrance is for the new Kendall Inn, a wonderful use for this grand old building. The Garrison shown with it's foundation being built in the background was built by German POW's. The initial building #600 was built along with the first 30 buildings on the post by 1908 and added to over time. Notice the Red Cross's on the roof? They served to notice hostile forces not to bomb this facility.
 
 

Camp Glenn 711, Now the History Nature Center.  This photo was taken back when the US Army still operated a youth center in this building #711.

This shows the layout of the buildings and tent pads as Camp Glenn used to look well before the 700 series numbers were used. The top of the map is West. Building 172 is now 711 and the History Nature Center. This was established to house the CMTC camps and 5 young men per tent on each pad were stationed there. Later this area became home to Italian and German POW's and much more. Visit the area's history center to find out!

Civilian Conservation Corps Emblem

Founder of the Flying Tigers, Claire Chennault was a young lad at Fort Benjamin Harrison trying to earn his Lt. Bars.
He had tried unsuccessfully to get into the Army Air Corps until finally accepted.

Newspaper reads "17 Youths Sentenced in Indianapolis Courts for Stealing Autos"

1930 Civilian Military Training Corp Band

Harold M. Hosler, from Kendallville, was a member of the band and is in the third row, fourth from the left.
He received his commission through CMTC and retired from active duty in 1961 as a Colonel in the Quartermaster Corps. Courtesy of son,
Roderick A. Hosler, Lt Col U.S. Army (Ret)  

Civilian Military Training Corps enrollees arrive at Ft. Harrison, July 1925.

CMTC member and tents

Capt Bixby is on Beauty.
October 19, 1931
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Fort Benjamin Harrison Chapel

Woody was Lt. Terry's personal mount.
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1931 Lt F. G.  Terry on Woody. 
On 24 Jun 1944, LTC Terry would die in the battle for Saipan in the Pacific Theater.  

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Lt Terry is leading the column
On the March, 1931
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On Parade - 1931
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Commanding Officer's Quarters

Battery A, 3rd Field Artillery
October 19, 1931

My Grandfather Kenneth S. Hampton was at Ft. Harriosn for officer training in 1917
Kenneth H. Guinn

Kenneth H. Guinn

Kenneth H. Guinn

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