Member Salute

Oldest Active Member -

Ed Middleton

At 94 years young, Ed is always a ficture at each of our monthly meetings.


As Veteran of WWII, Ed served as a First Lieutenant in the 30th Infantry Division. He is a recipiant of the Bronze Star and in 2012 he was inducted into the  French Legion of Honor.  Ed is currently active in the 30th Infantry Division Association and volunteers regularly at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville.

Longest Serving Current Member - Eugene Ivey

Eugene joined the ranks of the F I.L.I. in 1960.  One of the highlights of his 54 years of service was marching in the inagratial paraded for President Lyndon Baines Johnson


In 1968, Eugene was elected to the office of Captain and served in that capasity until 1972 and then again from 1976 - 78.  Currently Eugene serves as a Trustee of the Grand Olde Company.