Old Sarge's Drop Zone is family owned and operated. We have been the military surplus business for 18 years. We shop around for the best items at the best prices to pass onto our customers. We want to help you save money and still get a great deal on your items.
Jerry is a Retired Army Staff Sargent. He served for 14 years active, then went in the Reserves for awhile and the NYS National Guard. He has a total of 29 years in. While in the Army he was a Combat Medic. He served with with N Co. 75th Airborne Rangers, 173rd. Airborne (Sep.), B Med. 173rd. in Vietnam, 11th Armored Cavalry, 508th Airborne, and 82nd ABN.
Jerry was awarded the Bronze Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation, Army Commendation Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct w/5 Knots, National Defense w/1 Star, Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Silver Star & 2 Bronze Stars, NCO Professional Devlopment Ribbon w/#3, Basic Training Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon w/#5, Vietnam Campaign w/60's Device, New York State Conspicuous Service Cross w/Silver Device,Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, Vietnam Civil Actions Honor Medal 1st Class, Meritiorious Unit Commendation, Combat Medics Badge, Parachutist Badge and Army Recruiter's Badge w/3 Gold stars.
Jerry is a Life Member of the 75th Ranger Regiment Association, Life Member of the VFW and a member of the American Legion.
Bev is a Life Member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Past President of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and a member of ASMIC ( American Society of Military Insignia Collectors). Bev also collects US Military patches, Medals and most anything else Military related.
In our store we have on display a museum quality patch collection with over 4,000 US Military Patches, 3,000 Distinctive Insignias, US military medals, paperwork etc. Items have been donated over the years are noted as such and never sold or traded. This collection is available for display at Military Functions & Organizations FREE OF CHARGE.