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DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II • PFC Lonnie B. C. Eichelberger, I Company, 371st Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division, US Army, was lost in Italy, on 10 February 1945. He was accounted for on 5 May 2017. Welcome back, elder brother-in-arms. Our apologies that your […]

A Springtime of Slaughter: The 48th Pennsylvania During The Overland Campaign: May 5-June 3, 1864

It's early May...and 154 years ago, the soldiers of the 48th Pennsylvania Infantry were in the midst of what would prove to be their bloodiest campaign of the war. In the thirty-two days between May 3 and June 3, the regiment participated...Show More Summary

Moving Monuments: The 73rd Ohio Infantry

The monument to the 73rd Ohio Infantry Regiment is located in the National Cemetery Annex.This[...] The post Moving Monuments: The 73rd Ohio Infantry appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

World War II Vet Gets Purple Heart After 7 Decades

A 92-year-old paratrooper has received his Purple Heart medal seven decades after he earned it fighting in World War II. Oscar Davis Jr. was a radiotelephone operator for the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment during the Battle of the Bulge when he was knocked down by a piece of shrapnel, saved by a radio on his back. Show More Summary

1-68 Armor Regiment brings armor to Estonia

A fleet of M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles and M1A2 Abrams tanks belonging to 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, arrived in Tapa, Estonia, Feb. 6, 2017. Soldiers assigned to Company C, 1-68 AR, gathered at the railhead to unload equipment as it arrived from Poland following initial reception and forward

ARMOR SNOW PLOW: One of the more interesting photos in StrategyPage’s Battle of the Bulge photo seri…

ARMOR SNOW PLOW: One of the more interesting photos in StrategyPage’s Battle of the Bulge photo series. Members of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (82nd Airborne Division) advance through a forest — riding on and following a Sherman tank.

Two More Come Home

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US military personnel. From Korea • SFC Robert R. Cummings, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Airborne Infantry Regiment, US Army, was lost on 29 November 1950 in North Korea. He was accounted for on 14 November 2016. • SFC Harold P. Haugland, D Battery, 15th Anti-Aircraft […]

Another Is Home

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US military personnel. From Korea • PFC Daniel Hunt, A Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, US Army, was lost on 28 September 1951 in South Korea. He was accounted for on 2 November 2016. Welcome back, elder brother-in-arms. Our apologies that your […]

These Tiny Diesels Will Take U.S. Marines Where MRAPs And Hummers Can't

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Powersports giant Polaris has announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has ordered 144 MRZR-D4 diesel-powered buggies dispatch with each of the Corps’ active infantry regiments. These rigs will help Marines get around where speed and maneuverability are more important than armor. Read more...

Four Soldiers Return from Korea

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US military personnel. From Korea • CPL Donald E. Matney, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, US Army, was lost on 20 July 1950 in South Korea. He was accounted for on 19 October 2016. • MAJ Jack D. Griffiths, Headquarters, 38th […]

A Sad End To A Promising Life: Captain Peter Fisher, Co. D 48th Pennsylvania Infantry

Peter Fisher, pictured as a Lieutenant(U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center) All I really ever knew about Peter Fisher was from what I gleaned from the regimental records.I knew, for example, that he was twenty-two-years-old whenShow More Summary

Another Returns

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US military personnel. From Korea • CPL Melvin R. Hill, X Corps, Heavy Mortar Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, US Army, was lost on 2 December 1950 in North Korea. He was accounted for on 12 October 2016. Welcome back, elder brother-in-arms. Our apologies […]

Another Comes Home

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US soldier. From Korea • PFC William W. Cowan, M Company, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, US Army, was lost on 12 February 1951 in South Korea. He was accounted for on 23 September 2016. Welcome back, elder brother-in-arms. Our apologies that your […]

Five Return from Korea

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US military personnel. From Korea • CPL Wayne Minard, C Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, US Army, was lost on 26 November 1950 in North Korea. He was accounted for on 7 September 2016. • CPL David T. Nordin, Jr., K Company, […]

The 2nd Maryland Infantry Monument on Culp’s Hill

The monument to the 2nd Maryland Infantry Regiment on Lower Culp’s Hill/Spangler’s Hill. The Baltimore Cross is on each of the four faces of the capstone as most of the men in the regiment were recruited from Baltimore. The Maryland State Seal is the large bas relief carving on the front. Show More Summary

Liveblogging History: July 28, 1932: The Bonus Army

Poached: Eric Lemieux: _[This Day in Labor History: July 28, 1932][]_: >On July 28, 1932, the U.S. Army 12th Infantry regiment commanded by Douglas MacArthur and the 3rd Calvary Regiment, supported by six battle tanks commanded by Major George Patton violently evicted the Bonus Army from their Washington, D.C. encampment....

This Day in Labor History: July 28, 1932

On July 28, 1932, the U.S. Army 12th Infantry regiment commanded by Douglas MacArthur and the 3rd Calvary Regiment, supported by six battle tanks commanded by Major George Patton violently evicted the Bonus Army from their Washington, D.C. encampment. This violent action and horrible treatment of impoverished veterans shocked the American public and demonstrated the […]

British Soldier Dies During Training Exercise in Wales on Hottest Day of Year

A British soldier has died during a training exercise on the hottest day of the year so far. The infantry soldier in the Rifles regiment died on Tuesday in the Brecon Beacons area of Wales, the Ministry of Defence said. It is the fourth...Show More Summary

Visiting Normandy for D-Day: Jumping into Sainte-Mere-Eglise

11 months agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

The highlight of the trip was being able to jump into Sainte-Mere-Eglise along with troops from the 82nd Airborne Division, 173rd Infantry Regiment and many of our allied airborne partners.  It was an early morning rise at 0430 and on...Show More Summary

Private John P. Sersha comes home

Back in April, Hondo told us that Private John P. Sersha’s earthly remains had been identified. Sersha had been a member of F Co, 325th Glider Infantry regiment of the 82dh Airborne Division and he was killed September 27, 1944 during the battle known as Market-Garden in Holland’s Kiekberg forest. The battle was made popular […]

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