10th Mountain Division Descendants, Inc.






1.     On Belay Project: The Committee gives support to veterans, their wives or widows as well as wounded 10th Mountain Light soldiers in Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC. 

On Belay Chairperson
Pam Pikla, Chairperson
Washington, DC  Chapter
3707 Red Grove Rd.
Baltimore, MD  21220
Father:  Hassell G. Vass, 10-AT-A

2.     Oral History Project: The Committee, in cooperation with the Resource Center, videotapes the histories of veterans and their wives.

Oral History Project Chairperson

3.     10th Mountain Division Descendant Scholarships:  An annual scholarship is awarded to a high school senior based on meritorious service to the 10th Mountain Division.

Descendant Scholarships Chairperson:
  • (Vacant)

  • 4.     Gold Star Project: The Committee seeks descendants of soldiers killed in action and then provides information, contacts, and support.

    Gold Star 10th Mtn. Div Desc Chairperson:
    Norman Burkey
    308 Colgate Dr.
    Forest Hill, MD  21050
    Father:  Norman L. Burkey KIA, 85-C

    5.     National Reunions: The Delaware River Valley and Washington DC Chapters have volunteered to run the 2013 National Reunion.

    2013 Reunion Chairpersons:
    Washington DC Chapter President
    Kim Hudyma  
    114 Kingbrook Road
    Linthicum, MD 21090-1947
    Father:  John Pollock 86 SVC
    Delaware River Valley President
    Patricia Finn Thornton
    112 Maple Avenue
    Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004
    Father: Capt. Frederick Finn KIA, 85-A & L

    6.     Return to Italy Trips:  Descendants will continue to organize and run future trips to the 10th Mountain WWII Italian areas of interest. The next trip will be in 2015.



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