james d. (jimmy) hoggs, pfc

paratrooper, US Army

Jimmy considers Chicago, Ill as home.  He entered the National Guard in 1962 and attended Jump School, and was then assigned to the 101st Airborne, 82nd Airborne, then the 173rd Airborne in Okinawa. Entered Vietnam in May 1965 and saw combat based in VungTau and Bien Hoa. he recieved serious injuries and departed Vietnam in Nov 1965.  He has served as Sergeant-at-arms in our VVA Chapter.