Spc. Derrick Penninger, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division fires his M240B machine gun during Operation Raider Pillage April 24 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. U.S. Army. photo by 1st Lt. Garrett Nash
Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 296th Infantry Regiment, Puerto Rico National Guardï»¿, conduct a skills presentation at Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center, Salinas, Puerto Rico, during the change of responsibility and retirement ceremony on April 27. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo.
I just saw this remarkable farewell by the New Zealand Infantry Regiment to a dead colleague. This is the Haka, which is by many in New Zealand (not only the M?ori). I found this a touching farewell to a dead fellow soldier The war Haka was originally used as a type of war cry to [...]
For conspicuous gallantry in action in Korea near Sokso-Ri, 12 March 1952. Army medic Womack has a medical center at Ft. Bragg named after him. PFC Bryant Homer Womack, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division sacrificed his life to administer...
Pfc. Ivan Ibarra and Pfc. Alfredo Hidalgo, both of Company C "Chaos," 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, Combined Task Force 4-2, provide security during a clearing operation April 10 in the Panjwa'i district of Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth, 4th SBCT, 2nd Infantry Division Public Affairs Office.
U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division and Afghan National Army soldiers assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 201st Corps carry a mock casualty from a UH-60 Black...Show More Summary
On April 13, the Presidential Regiment held its first change of the guard ceremony involving infantry and mounted details for the first time in 2013. The ceremony took place on the Moscow Kremlin’s Cathedral Square.
Soldiers from both 3rd Tolai, 6th Kandak and 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment came to the aid and rescue of a 3-year-old boy who had fallen 30 feet down a well in Maiwand province April 7. The Afghan soldiers, who […]
Yesterday, the 3rd infantry regiment laid to rest at Arlington 1Lt. John E. Terpning whose B-24 Liberator, Toughy, on May 7, 1944 left the airbase at Nadzab, New Guinea and soon after crashed in the jungle below. Toughy and it’s crew wasn’t found until 1973. Lt Terpning’s earthly remains weren’t identified until this year when [...]
Sgt. Justin R. Pereira, from Gooding, Idaho, and Laika 5, a Tactical Explosives Detection Dog with 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, provide security as Afghan Border Police break ground on a new checkpoint March 25, in Spin Boldak district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.
DPMO has announced the identification of another soldier previously MIA in Korea. SGT Bernard J. Fisher, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, US Army was lost on 1 Jan 1951, near Seoul, South Korea. He was accounted for on March 14, 2013. He will be buried with full military honors July [...]
On March 23, 1994, 24 paratroopers died and more than 100 were injured. 19 of the dead were from the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment. the accident happened on the world-famous “Green Ramp” at Fort Bragg while the paratroopers were waiting for a routine parachute jump when a F-16D Fighting Falcon collided with a [...]
Female members of the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion secure an Afghan compound while Soldiers with Female Engagement Team 6 of 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment meet with Afghans March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann.
Spc. Austin M. Weyermann and Soldiers from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, move into a village with a suspected weapons cache during Operation Southern Fist III, March 3, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann.
Paratroopers of Company B, 1/505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct maneuver exercises at Observation Point 13, March 11, 2013. Photo by Spc. Terrance Payton.
Spc. Bryan Gonzalez, an infantryman from Old Town, Fla., with B Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, records traffic patterns at an Afghan Uniform Police traffic control point, Feb. 26 near Takhteh Pol, Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Washington. A Soldier with G Company, 52nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, emerges from the concealment of colored smoke to assault a suppressed enemy position during a squad react-to-contact drill Mar. 5. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Loren Cook.
DPMO has announced the identification of for more US MIAs – two from Korea, and two from Southeast Asia. SGT Ervin A. Fricke, formerly of Oakville, WA, was assigned to the 9th Infantry Regiment, US Army. He was lost in action near the Ch’ongch’on River in the vicinity of the town of Kujang, North Korea, [...]
Forty-six years ago, a soldier was wounded in Vietnam. SPC Robert French was a Radiotelephone Operator with the 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. He fought in Vietnam. He was wounded in action on 19 June 1967, during a 3-day battle near Ap Bac in the Mekong Delta. He received a Purple Heart for his [...]
U.S. Army Sgt. Curtis Smith, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Divisionï»¿, provides security during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment in Afghanistan on Feb. 10. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth.