The 99th was activated at Camp Van Dorn, Ms. They then went to Camp Polk, La and were on "manuevers" (mock warfare).They went to Camp Maxey, Texas, all three nmed for Conf. generals. Then Camp Miles Standish, Mass for a short time before sailing from Boston about 10 Sept 1944. To England, then thru Frsnce, then Belgium by Niv 4, 1955.
I and 3,000 others joined the 99th at Maxey when the ASTP program was closed down in March, 1944.
The 99th had three regiments - 393, 394, 395 - I was in the latter. The 393rd had ir rather rough in the "Bulge",