THE MISSION OF CAMP TOCCOA AT CURRAHEE:
the legacy of leadership of the four regiments originated at Camp Toccoa during World War II.
the lives and contributions of the "Toccoa men".
all veterans and active duty military.
youth about character, duty and personal responsibility.
health and well being by sponsoring athletic and camping activities.
the historic Camp Toccoa site and its natural environment.
facilities for public education, recreation, and remembrance - see our master plan,
Rendering by George Evans
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70TH Anniversary D-Day at Currahee
10k Run, Memorial Walk
& Jake & Jack Track
Saturday, May 31, 2014
(CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND FORMS)
The 70th Anniversary of D-Day is the perfect time to honor the soldiers who trained at Camp Toccoa and all veterans who jumped at Normandy on June 6, 1944. The 10K Run and Memorial Walk will take you in the footsteps of the 18,000 who trained on Currahee Mountain during the war.
New this year is the “Jake and Jack Track” obstacle course for children ages 12 and under to test their physical strength and speed. The course named in honor of two men from the “Filthy Thirteen”, aka “The Dirty Dozen”.
NO EMPTY PLACE Posted in Jamil's Georgia, By Jamil Zainaldin
"All place has meaning, so long as it can still support memory" - read more of his post on Saporta Report about Camp Toccoa at Currahee- more...
Dec. 21, 2013
John Eisenhower, Historian and Son of the President, Dies at 91
One of Camp Toccoa at Currahee Honorary Trustees, died on Saturday at his home in Trappe, Maryland, on the Eastern Shore. He was 91. more...
Oct. 7th, 2013
Video of Camp Toccoa at Currahee by WWII Foundation
The prestigious WWII Foundation, production company for some of the top award winning WWII documentaries, has produced a fund raising 6 minute video for Camp Toccoa at Currahee. Tim Gray, Chairman of The World War II Foundation - producer.
August 13, 2013
11 Alive TV - One Tank Trip: Explore "Band of Brothers" in Toccoa
Jennifer Leslie, reporter with 11 Alive News reports in the series, One Tank Trips, on Camp Toccoa at Currahee and Currahee Mountain interviewing Cynthia Brown, Ray Ward and Brenda Carlan.
Watch the video and read the report HERE.
June 12, 2013
Army Corps of Engineers uses Camp Toccoa at Currahee in Leadership Program.
The Army Corps of Engineers are working on a team building, team work, motivational film, program and/or seminar to teach the importance of leadership. They have selected Camp Toccoa at Currahee, our WWII history and our museum to use as an example of what it takes to be successful. What a great way to be reminded of the significance of this project and how timeless the Camp Toccoa Legacy of Leadership truly is.
June 10, 2013
The Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Foundation donate $25,000 to Camp Toccoa at Currahee
Wrote Mr. Hanks, "I cannot imagine a more fitting site to recreate and honor as would a refurbished Currahee - a stop for all history students no matter the age."
May 6, 2013
General David Petraeus (Ret) joins Camp Toccoa at Currahee Board
I am delighted to have been invited to support the effort to remember and honor the members of the four great airborne regiments that trained at Camp Toccoa during World War II. As one of those who was privileged to serve with members of several of those regiments in subsequent decades -- and then to lead others during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- I feel very fortunate to be able to lend a hand to the initiative to preserve the historic Camp Toccoa site and the area around it.
Site Improvements Begin:
Volunteers have begun improvements on the Camp Toccoa at Currahee site by cleaning and securing the last remaining building on the site....