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Oct 11, 2010 5:02 PM by Kate Mundy

Paratroopers Celebrate Monument's Anniversary

Paratroopers are planning a 20 year celebration on Saturday. They will commemorate the dedication of the "Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge" Monument.

The monument was erected 20 years ago at mile marker 121 on I-10 East of Lafayette.

Acadiana Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association will gather near the Louisiana Visitors Center on Saturday October 16, 2010 at11:00 a.m.

Soldiers from the 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion and veteran paratroopers will be there. There will be a ceremony and a speaker.

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