Wednesday, October 10, 2012

RIP Command Sargeant Major Plumley

Sad news to hear that CSM Basil Plumley, Veteran  of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War passed away today in Columbus, Georgia.

Retired CSM Basil Plumley dies, Fort Benning mourns loss


Plumley was immortalized for his role in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley in 1965 in the movie "We Were Soldiers" and portrayed by actor Sam Elliot.

RIP CSM Plumley, until we meet in Fiddler's Green. Well Done, Sir.

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