Bio: Cady, Stewart C. - Marine Corp. (Service Notes - 1978)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Cady

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/22/1978

Cady, Marine Corp. Stewart C. (Service Notes - 1978)

Marine Corporal Stewart C. Cady, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cady, Rt. 2 Neillsville, recently participated in exercise “Solid Shield ’78. He is assigned to Battalion landing Team Three slant Six, based at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Conducted in the Atlantic coastal waters off North Carolina, plus Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and Fort Steward, Georgia, this 10-day exercise involved more than 28,000 personnel. Participants included the Army’s 18th Airborne Cops, the navy’s Atlantic Fleet, the Atlantic Fleet Marine Force and the Air Force’s Tactical Air Command and Military Airlift Command.

“Solid Shield ‘78” was the 16th in a series of annual, joint-service exercises emphasizing command and control military forces in a simulated combat environment. This year’s maneuvers included amphibious and airborne assaults, naval blockade operations, personnel evacuations and tactical air operations in support of ground forces.

Cady joined the Marine Corps in September 1975.



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