Fort Clayton, Canal Zone. AA sez....was stationed here in 1971....got back from Vietnam, got married...and spent my last year in the Army here....Signal Corp unit...Microwave Radio group. Wife and I lived in Apt building in Panama City.
U.S. Army soldiers prepare to take La Comandancia in the El Chorrillo neighborhood of Panama City, in December 1989.
First Deployment Fort Kobbe, Panama 1986. Freakin' Paradise! Established in 1925 as the Bruja Point Military Reservation. Redesignated Fort Kobbe on 15 April 1932 in honor of Maj. Gen. William A. Kobbe, who was instrumental in the development of American Coast Artillery tactical doctrine. Closed on December 31st, 1999; was the headquarters to 5th Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment.
Manuel Antonio Noriega Moreno (born February 11, 1934) is a former Panamanian politician and soldier. He was military governor of Panama from 1983 to 1989. In the 1989 invasion of Panama by the United States he was removed from power, captured, detained as a prisoner of war, and flown to the United States. Noriega was tried on eight counts of drug trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering in April 1992.