James E Carden

Profile Updated: March 29, 2016
Class Year: 1952
Residing In: Birmingham, AL USA
Spouse/Partner: Maggie Gable (Deceased)
Homepage: View Website
Occupation: Retired: Air Force and US Postal Service
Military Service: Army & Air Force  
Your Wenonah Community:

New Hill (Lipscomb)/Paul's Hill, Alabama

Your Favorite Teacher:

Mr William Harvey "Verb" Johnson

Wenonah Memories:

My friends Harry Debrow, Robert Bentley, Billy Bruce, Charles Boyd and John Davis and our friendly competition to get the best grades and the best report card.

After Wenonah

U S Army 1953-1956
Camp Gordon, Georgia, Military Police Training
Seoul, Korea, 728 Military Police Batallion
Ft Riley, Kansas, Ist Infantry Division
U S Army Reserve 1956-1962

US Air Force, 1962-1992
SMSgt/Retired, USAF (MAC)
Aeromedical Evacuation Technician, Flight Examiner
35th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron 1962-1992
908th Airlift Sq, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
56 AE Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
55 AE Squadron, Travis AFB, Califirnia
1st AE Squadron, Rhein-Main AB, Germany
Ramstein AB, Germany
RAF Mildenhall, UK, Operation Desert Storm 1991

Retired, US Postal Service 1962-1990
Manager, Delivery & Collection, Birmingham

Director, City Operations 1987-1990
South Georgia District, Macon GA

Consultant, Delivery Operations 1994-1998
USPS, Alabama District, Birmingham AL

Consultant, 1998-2006
Accenture, L'Enfant Plaza
Washington DC 20035

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James E Carden has left an In Memory comment for Claude Williams.
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TB Game article. Bham News, November 23, 1949

James E Carden has left an In Memory comment for Joe Amos.
Mar 24, 2015 at 11:33 AM

Silver Star  Citation (full)
Joe Amos Date of birth: April 21, 1931 Date of death: October 30, 1967 Home of record: Philadelphia Pennsylvania Status: KIA AWARDS AND CITATIONS Silver Star Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918 (amended by an act of July 25, 1963), takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Platoon Sergeant Joe Amos (ASN: RA-15297019), United States Army, for gallantry in action against a hostile force while serving with Company A, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, in the Republic of Vietnam on 30 October 1967. On this date, Sergeant Amos was serving as a squad leader during a search and destroy operation near Loc Ninh. As his unit moved through a dense rubber plantation, they were engaged by a well-entrenched, numerically superior Viet Cong force. Sergeant Amos immediately moved among his men, organizing them into a defensive perimeter and directing their fire onto the insurgents. Ignoring intensive hostile automatic weapons and small arms fire, he maneuvered from position to position distributing ammunition. He further exposed himself to the barrage of enemy fire as he organized and directed the evacuation of the wounded. As the battle intensified, he was mortally wounded by small arms fire. Sergeant Amos' courageous example inspired his men to fight with renewed determination and repel each Viet Cong assault. Sergeant First Class Amos' unquestionable valor in close combat against numerically superior forces is in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself, the 1st Infantry Division, and the United States Army. General Orders: Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 8383 (November 20, 1967) Action Date: October 30, 1967 Service: Army Rank: Platoon Sergeant Company: Company A Battalion: 1st Battalion Regiment: 18th Infantry Regiment Division: 1st Infantry Division
Oct 30, 2014

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Class of 1952
Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 11:00 PM
2004 Reunion Banquet in Los Angeles. Class of 1952 members. Left to Right. John Wooten, Betsy Sanders, Elbertha Walton, James Carden, Ruth Travis, Mattie Draper, Willie Strickland, Iris Mayfield. Kneeling, Bennie Long.
Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Banquet at 2004 Reunion in Los Angeles. Left to Right. James Carden, Maggie Gable Carden, Shirley Davis, John Davis.
Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Standing left to right; John Davis 1952; Myrtle Cannon (Dozier) 1956; Sallie Cannon (Sykes) 1951; James Carden 1952. Seated left to right; Minnie Cannon (Booker) 1957; Terrace Booker Jr; Maggie Gable Carden 1953 (Holy Family)
Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Picnic at Reunion 2004 in Los Angeles. Class of 1952 members. Left to Right. John Wooten, Iris Mayfield, Bennie Long, James Carden, Leona Powell, Betsy Sanders, John Davis, Willie Strickland. Seated, Mattie Draper.