HOOAH RIP Airborne Trooper Sgt. Jake McNiece Getting sad news today, that Okie James (Jake) E McNiece pass away today. He grew up in Maysville and Ponca City. I was able to meet him a few time... He was part of the The Filthy Thirteen was the name given to the Demolition Section of the Headquarters Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. The E.M. Nathanson's inspiration for his book The Dirty Dozen.