517th Parachute Infantry Regiment

1ST BATTALION

Rank / Name
Commanding OfficerMaj. William J. Boyle (then Lt. Col.)
Assistant Battalion CommanderMaj. Herbert M. Bowlby
Capt. Donald W. Fraser1
S-1You know his name, contact us
S-2Capt. William H. Young
S-3Capt. John E. Dugan
Maj. Herbert M. Bowlby
S-41st Lt. William Price
Machine Gun Platoon LeaderYou know his name, contact us
Mortar Platoon LeaderLt. Guynne T. "Pop" Moreland
Communication OfficerYou know his name, contact us
Battalion SurgeonCapt. Ben Sullivan
HQ CompanyCapt. Earl H. Ehly
A CompanyCapt. Donald W. Fraser
Capt. Joseph Broudy
B CompanyCapt. Dean D. Robbins
C CompanyCapt. Charles C. La Chaussee

2ND BATTALION

Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Richard J. Seitz
Assistant Battalion CommanderMaj. Thomas R. Cross1
Capt. John F. McKinley
S-1You know his name, contact us"
S-21st Lt. William J. Lewis
S-3You know his name, contact us"
S-42nd Lt. Maurice J. Miley2
Machine Gun Platoon Leader1st Lt. Walter G. Irwin
Mortar Platoon Leader1st Lt. Frank N. "Jack" West
Communication Officer1st Lt. Harold L. "Snapper" White
Battalion SurgeonCapt. Harold J. "Doc" Megibow
HQ CompanyCapt. Robert B. Clauer
D CompanyCapt. David H. Armstrong3
1st Lt. Loren S. James
E Company,Capt. Robert H. Newberry
F CompanyCapt. John F. McKinley
1st Lt. John J. Lissner4

3RD BATTALION

Commanding OfficerLt. Col. Melvin Zais1
Maj. Forrest S. Paxton
Assistant Battalion CommanderMaj. Robert McMahon
S-11st Lt. Russell C. Johnson
1st Lt. Richard Spencer
S-21st Lt. John H. Neiler3
1st Lt. Howard E. Hensleigh
S-3Capt. William Pencak
Capt. Grant A. Hooper
S-41st Lt. Joseph H. Calder
Machine Gun Platoon Leader1st Lt. Joseph A. Largan
Mortar Platoon Leader1st Lt. Robert J. Reber
Communication OfficerYou know his name, contact us
Battalion Surgeon1st Lt. Walter P. Plassman
HQ CompanyCapt. Joseph T. McGeever
Capt. William Pencak
G CompanyCapt. Grant A. Hooper
Capt. John W. Pysienski
H CompanyCapt. Marvin D. Morris6
1st Lt. Richard "Lucky Jack" C. Jackson
I CompanyCapt. Martin Fastia7
1st Lt. James P. Birder"