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A Baker’s Dozen Return

DPMO has announced the identification of twelve US MIAs from World War II and another US MIA from the Korean War. PFC Richard N. Bean, Company D, 1st Battalion, 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, US Army, was lost 15 June 1944 on Saipan. He was accounted for 4 September 2014. 1st Lt. William Cook […]

A Unique Purple Hearts Reunited Success Story

PVT John Bateman, US Army, was an infantryman. During World War II, he was assigned to the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. Bateman was assigned to the unit as a replacement. He joined the unit in Mindanao in the Philippines. One of the first people he met on arriving was John Trinca.  Both were […]

SGT Ryan Pitts to be awarded the Medal of Honor

The White House has released the announcement that the Medal of Honor will be awarded to Sergeant Ryan M. Pitts of 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, serving as the Forward Observer at the Battle of Wanat in Afghanistan on July 13, 2008. The award will be made […]

WWII vet dies just days after celebrating D-Day anniversary in Normandy

A paratrooper during World War II with the 508th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne unit, Cpl. Jack Schlegel experienced everything from D-Day to being captured by the Germans to sharing a drink with Gen. George Patton. Show More Summary

Honoring the Old Guard As Arlington National Cemetery Turns 150

3 months agoNews : NewsFeed

The Old Guard, or the 3rd U.S. infantry regiment, is the oldest active-duty infantry unit in the Army and conducts ceremonies and memorial affairs to honor fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery

A Soldier’s Mission to Honor Segregated 65th Regiment ‘Borinqueneers’

3 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

WASHINGTON – Retired Army Capt. Frank Medina first heard about the segregated 65th Infantry Regiment as a child from his Korean War veteran grandfather, who talked about the discrimination he and his fellow Puerto Rican “Borinqueneers’” faced in the U.S. military. “I remember his stories and...

D-Day: Why America remembers

There are many immortal images of the D-Day landings. Still, the above photo – "Into the Jaws of Death" by Robert Sargent – is my favourite. It shows what US Army soldiers from E Company, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment faced as they landed at the Easy-Red sector of Omaha beach. How they must have [...]

Names of Soldiers Who Died Searching for 'Deserter' Bowe Bergdahl

Infantry Officer Bradley Bethea was in Afghanistan's Paktika province on June 30, 2009, the day Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl was reported missing. Bergdahl's unit was the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment. BetheaShow More Summary

The great Ukip Panic is under way, and Labour is running from the imaginary threat

On the 13th May, 1940, as Guderian’s tank divisions swept across France, one final major pocket of resistance stood before them. The 295th regiment of the French 55th infantry division occupied Buson ridge, the final pre-prepared defensive position between the Germans and the French interior. The men of the 295th were well prepared, relatively well [...]

Two More Are Home from Korea

DPMO has announced the identification of two more US MIAs from Korea. CPL Lucio R. Aguilar, M Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, US Army, was lost on 28 November 1950 in North Korea.  He was accounted for on 6 May 2014.  He will be buried with full military honors in Corpus Christi, TX.  […]

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 8, 2014

Spc. Brandon Bordner, infantryman, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division sweats in the Kuwaiti sun as he assembles a radio during the brigade's Soldier and NCO of the Year competition at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, April 24, 2014. Show More Summary

Another Returns

DPMO has announced the identification of one US MIA from Korea. CPL Richard Isbell, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, US Army was lost on April 25, 1951 in South Korea.  He was accounted for on April 17, 2014.  He will be buried with full military honors.   Specific funeral arrangements were […]

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for April 28, 2014

U.S. Army Spc. David W. McGugin, a radiotelephone operator with 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, applies camouflage at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., April 19, 2014. Show More Summary

The week's best photojournalism

A woman pastes cow dung cakes on a wall for drying in Allahabad, India. (REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash) Libyan soldiers take up positions during a training exercise directed by the Italian Army's 80th Infantry Regiment of Cassino, in Persano, Italy. Show More Summary

Navy Cross for Gunnery Sergeant Richard Jibson

The Army Times reports that Tuesday Marine Gunnery Sergeant Richard Jibson was awarded the Navy Cross at Twenty-nine Palms; On May 28, 2012, Jibson, an infantry adviser with the Georgian Liason Team, Regimental Combat Team 6, was patrolling a village, Mazr Abad Janubi, with 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 23rd Georgian Battalion, and partnered […]

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for April 21, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. - A fireball engulfs a mortar round, March 19, 2014, during a mortar live-fire exercise. Soldiers of the 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducted mortar training as part of gunnery training and certifications executed by units across 3rd ABCT. Show More Summary

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for April 14, 2014

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. UH 60 Black Hawk helicopters from 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade "Wings of Destiny" transport Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans" 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), on to Landing Zone Red Crow during Operation Golden Eagle here April 8, 2014. Show More Summary

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for April 10, 2014

Solders assigned to Troop C, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), fire 60mm mortars during a live-fire exercise March 23. The exercise consisted of infantry, artillery and aircraft coming together as one to destroy targets on the range. (Photo by Sgt. Brian Smith-Dutton 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

A Graphic History Of WWI

World War Z author Max Brooks is out with a new, non-fiction graphic novel, The Harlem Hellfighters, about the 369th Regiment, the first African-American infantry unit to fight in World War I. Nick Romeo praises the way the book handles the moral complexity of the story: Brooks doesn’t simply romanticize the men of the 369th; he’s […]

Eight More Are Home

DPMO has announced the identification of one US MIA from World War II,  six US MIAs from from Korea, and one US MIA from Southeast Asia (SEA). PFC. William T. Carneal, Company D, 1st Battalion, 105th Infantry Regiment, US Army, was lost on 7 July 1944, in Saipan.  He was accounted for on 21 January […]

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