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Old 01-11-2008, 11:13   #1
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CSM(R) Billy Johnson

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CSM (R) Billy Johnson (D-1154) age 77, a life member of Special Forces Association and member of Chapter 1-18 passed away 21 Nov 07 while in Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Fayetteville, NC.

Billy served in the 77th SFG (A), 1st SFG (A), 5th SFG (A), TF3AE, C&C South, 10th SFG (A), and the 7th SFG (A). He leaves a wife, two daughters, one son, two sisters, and two grandsons.

He had been sick for a while and died in a special needs hospital.

Memorial services will be held at Jernigan Warren funeral home on Sunday, 13 January @ 1400. He will be buried at Arlington the following day.
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Billy was the SGM at CCS (later TF3AE) in Ban Me Thout, VN when I was a very young pup many moons ago. Billy was one of the good guys.

RIP, Sergeant Major.. Thanks for being a mentor to a young Green Beret.
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:39   #2
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RIP and thank you, CSM.
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:42   #3
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RIP, Sergeant Major.

Thank you for your service.

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Old 01-11-2008, 12:02   #4
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Old 01-11-2008, 12:25   #5
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In pace requiescat CSM Johnson.
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Old 01-11-2008, 13:11   #6
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Old 01-11-2008, 13:28   #7
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Old 01-11-2008, 14:22   #8
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RIP CSM Johnson, Godspeed.
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Old 01-11-2008, 20:02   #9
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Old 01-11-2008, 21:05   #10
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Old 01-11-2008, 21:13   #11
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REST IN PEACE SERGEANT MAJOR!!

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Old 01-12-2008, 01:53   #12
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Thanks for your service, Sergeant Major.
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