This is republished from seven years ago; Twenty years ago, Task Force 1-41 Infantry attached to the Third Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division (detached from the Third Brigade of the 2d Armored Division (Forward)), was the only US unit in Iraq. We were fifteen clicks from the Saudi border, screening for the sweep west […]
The gunship was reportedly based in the Army’s 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson in Colorado.
The sheriff of an Ohio county is taking command of the Indiana National Guard's 38th Infantry Division. Brig. Gen. Gordon Ellis will become commander of the Indianapolis-based division during a … Click to Continue »
AW1Edsends a link to the Army Times that reports on two soldiers assigned to 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado. Specialist Basar Bozdogan and Private First Class Jacob Krajnik who had heroically volunteered to drive intoxicated soldiers back from their night on the town last September. When a soldier […]
A funeral was held Wednesday for a Texas soldier whose 92nd Infantry Division was the only African-American Army division to fight in Europe and who was buried for decades as … Click to Continue »
Robert Beckhusen Security, The death of the spanish blue division. On the frigid morning of Feb. 10, 1943, the 5,900 soldiers of the 250th “Blue” Infantry Division — Spanish volunteers fighting for the Axis on the Eastern Front of World...Show More Summary
Stars & Stripes reports that Sergeant Michael T. Trask, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan deployments, and a member of the 3rd Infantry Division, has died from injuries sustained in a live-fire exercise at his home station on Fort Stewart, Georgia. Trask was posthumously promoted to sergeant, according to the Army. Some of Trask’s awards […]
When many people think of the American involvement in WWII, they likely bring to mind the 101st Airborne Division (aka the Band of Brothers) and their heroics at Normandy. But there was another American infantry division that took part...Show More Summary
The U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division is marking its 100th birthday, and a new museum is telling its storied history. The 3rd Infantry Division Museum at Fort Stewart held its … Click to Continue »
Slack-jawed with eyes of wonder, the great-grandchildren of World War II veteran Clyde Hussley listened closely as he recalled his time with 29 th Infantry Division and the day his life was saved thanks to a loot box. Hussley, who was...Show More Summary
Call of Duty: WWII takes the series back to its much-requested “boots on the ground” gameplay style and is now available on Xbox One. The story campaign focuses on a squad in the American 1st Infantry Division as they fight on the Western...Show More Summary
Charlie Gao Security, Middle East Maybe. On October 6, 1973, over eight hundred tanks from three mechanized infantry divisions poured over the Israeli border into the Golan Heights. The sheer mass of armor inflicted heavy casualtiesShow More Summary
Fort Riley officials say a 1st Infantry Division soldier has died after being found unresponsive at his on-post home.
Chief Tango sends us the sad news that Monroe “Tex” Combs, a member of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, known as the “Band of Brothers” in popular culture has passed at the tender age of 95. On the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion, Combs parachuted into combat and counted […]
See World War II through a soldier in the 1st Infantry Division.
This is the saddest story of embellishment that I hope will ever make it to these pages. Harold Frank has been celebrated as the last survivor of Gulf Company, 357th Infantry Regiment of the 90th Infantry Division’s invasion of France on D-Day, June 6th, 1944. From an interview with Mr Franks; From the June 6 […]
The U.S. Army recently announced that two brigades from the 3rd Infantry Division will deploy to Afghanistan this fall.
Members of the US Army's 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team from the 4th Infantry Division deployed to Europe in January in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. As their time in Europe draws to a close, "Iron Brigade" members took part...Show More Summary
Here’s another one from AverageNCO and this is one is still alive for the time being. Faustino Raquiza says that he was in Vietnam with the 11th Light Infantry Brigade of the Americal Division. He also claims that he was with the 174th Attack Helicopter Company. He told a local news station that he had […]
A new commander is formally taking charge at Fort Carson in southern Colorado. Maj. Gen. Randy A. George will assume command of the post and its largest unit, the 4th … Click to Continue »