The 22nd Infantry Regiment Society

The 22nd Infantry Regiment Society

 is a veterans and an active duty organization dedicated to continuing the heritage and traditions

of one of the U.S. Army's finest units,

The 22nd Infantry Regiment .


Attention Members!!!


Plans are underway to hold a 22nd Infantry Regiment Memorial Monument Ceremony Tuesday June 23, 2015 11am-noon at the National Infantry Museum, Ft. Benning, GA. Additional details will be in both the next Regiment Newsletter and Vietnam Triple Deuce Assn newsletter. Of noteworthy mention is the offer from the new Hampton Inn next door to NIM. If we book at least 10 rooms for Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd they will donate $1000 to Regiment Society. If you are interested in the convenience of being across from NIM please contact Hampton Inn 2870 S. Lumpkin Road Columbus, GA 706-660-5550, ID that you are attending 22nd Infantry dedication ceremony and GROUP CODE IS IRR. Rooms are $119 but bottom line is 10 rooms reserved gets us $1000 for the Regiment. I know several of you have already made reservations elsewhere but feel free to contact Jennifer Contreas at the Hampton Inn if you want to help us out. The dedication (by way of invitation from Congressman Steve Russell, former Bn Cdr 1/22) is scheduled to have Army Chief of Staff as our honored guest, along with current 2/22 Bn Cdr and CSM. Hope you can join us to unveil this awesome tribute to our fallen brothers. Watch for additional info. Lon Oakley Jr President 22nd Infantry Rgmt Society

Next Reunion in Syracuse and Ft. Drum in Summer 2015! Sept.10 - 13










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 The 22nd Infantry Monument Fund

Donations are needed to complete this monument dedicated to those  from our regiment that have  made the supreme sacrifice.


Or send checks to:

     The 22nd Infantry Regiment Society
     Attn:  Martin Oelklaus
     P.O. Box 3258
     Independence, MO 64055-8258

Please note on check that  it is  for this monument.




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Lest You Forget - What the 22nd Infantry Regiment Did for You


1. Gave you the opportunity to serve your country in a proud and prestigious national unit.

2. Gave you buddies who stuck by you and helped you endure fear, horror, and hardship.

3. Gave you good reason to harbor a personal feeling of high accomplishment and pride.

4. Gave you treasured lifetime friends, markedly improving the quality of your life.

      MG (Ret) John F. Ruggles 1908 - 15JAN1999

      Honorary Colonel Of The Regiment 1990 - 1999 


Remember Our Brothers On The Battlefield

Almighty and Merciful God grant to the "Regulars" of the 22nd Infantry, brave in battle and strong in Faith, who always give example of courage in fighting for God and country alike, and who are ever prepared for the ultimate sacrifice of their lives in combat, grant them new power, success, and happiness in your all seeing providence watch over our Battalions. Help our men in all ways so that it can be truly said of them, "They are good Troopers", They are "Regulars". Make them strong and brave, ready to give their best for that cause which their country fights. Watch over and protect them. Preserve them from the wounds and dangers of battle. Keep them proud of their Unit, proud of their Commander, proud of "Old Glory", proud of their Country, so that in war or in peace they may always stand ready to protect the God given rights of This, their America.

- C. 1967 author unknown




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Marietta, GA. 30068-2222

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