517th Parachute Infantry Regiment

1ST BATTALION

Rank / Name
Commanding Officer Maj. William J. Boyle (then Lt. Col.)
Assistant Battalion Commander Maj. Herbert M. Bowlby
Capt. Donald W. Fraser1
S-1 You know his name, contact us
S-2 Capt. William H. Young
S-3 Capt. John E. Dugan
Maj. Herbert M. Bowlby
S-4 1st Lt. William Price
Machine Gun Platoon Leader You know his name, contact us
Mortar Platoon Leader Lt. Guynne T. "Pop" Moreland
Communication Officer You know his name, contact us
Battalion Surgeon Capt. Ben Sullivan
HQ Company Capt. Earl H. Ehly
A Company Capt. Donald W. Fraser
Capt. Joseph Broudy
B Company Capt. Dean D. Robbins
C Company Capt. Charles C. La Chaussee

2ND BATTALION

Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Richard J. Seitz
Assistant Battalion Commander Maj. Thomas R. Cross1
Capt. John F. McKinley
S-1 You know his name, contact us"
S-2 1st Lt. William J. Lewis
S-3 You know his name, contact us"
S-4 2nd Lt. Maurice J. Miley2
Machine Gun Platoon Leader 1st Lt. Walter G. Irwin
Mortar Platoon Leader 1st Lt. Frank N. "Jack" West
Communication Officer 1st Lt. Harold L. "Snapper" White
Battalion Surgeon Capt. Harold J. "Doc" Megibow
HQ Company Capt. Robert B. Clauer
D Company Capt. David H. Armstrong3
1st Lt. Loren S. James
E Company, Capt. Robert H. Newberry
F Company Capt. John F. McKinley
1st Lt. John J. Lissner4

3RD BATTALION

Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Melvin Zais1
Maj. Forrest S. Paxton
Assistant Battalion Commander Maj. Robert McMahon
S-1 1st Lt. Russell C. Johnson
1st Lt. Richard Spencer
S-2 1st Lt. John H. Neiler3
1st Lt. Howard E. Hensleigh
S-3 Capt. William Pencak
Capt. Grant A. Hooper
S-4 1st Lt. Joseph H. Calder
Machine Gun Platoon Leader 1st Lt. Joseph A. Largan
Mortar Platoon Leader 1st Lt. Robert J. Reber
Communication Officer You know his name, contact us
Battalion Surgeon 1st Lt. Walter P. Plassman
HQ Company Capt. Joseph T. McGeever
Capt. William Pencak
G Company Capt. Grant A. Hooper
Capt. John W. Pysienski
H Company Capt. Marvin D. Morris6
1st Lt. Richard "Lucky Jack" C. Jackson
I Company Capt. Martin Fastia7
1st Lt. James P. Birder"