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Baby pictureStanley Sapp at about six months of age, October 1929.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1947Early military career, circa 1947.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BuddyA young Stanley Sapp (right) with a buddy, probably around 1948.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
On leave with MomA young Stanley Sapp on leave visiting his mother in Amarillo, Texas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1st Cavalry DivisionCorporal Stanley Sapp poses at his gun while serving with the 1st Cavalry Division during the occupation of Japan by the US Army.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. and Mrs. SappStanley Sapp and his young bride, the former Billie Hall of Amarillo, Texas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

early careerYoung soldier, circa 1948.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFC SappSergent First Class Stanley Sapp, about 1954.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFC Sapp after KoreaSergeant First Class Stanley Sapp in the Field Artillery, after Korean conflict.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FreefallStanley Sapp began parachuting even before he entered the Special Forces or underwent airborne training.  The official US Army caption on the back of this picture reads, "SFC Stanley L Sapp, Vice President 3rd Armored Division Sport Prachute Club, 17 June 1961, 7000 feet over Illshime, Germany."
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adult familyWith parents and adult siblings, about 1963 (top row, second from right).  All individuals in photo include, top row from left, Clifton, Velma, Stanley, Emmitt; bottom row from left, Ury, Alma, Delpha. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
With wife and children1st Lieutenant Sapp with his wife and five children - circa 1963.  Individuals include Stanley and his wife Billie, as well as their children Dalton, Colton, Justin, Robin, and Weston.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Informal family photoInformal picture of Captain Sapp and his family - outside their home at Ft. Bragg, NC - about 1964.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Battery officersAn Air Defense Artillery battery commander (right) with his subordinates, including 1st Lieutenant Stanley Sapp (far left), probably at Ft. Bragg, around 1963.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1st LieutenantAs a 1st Lieutenant while stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jumping gearIn jump gear.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Swearing-inConducting a re-enlistment ceremony for an enlisted man.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Captain Sapp - Special Forces officerThis was the last official Army photograph of Captain Sapp - taken in October of 1965 shortly before he deployed to Vietnam.