Honoring USNavy Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent, died January 16, 2019, in a blast in the Syrian city of Manbij. Honor her so she is not forgotten. Thanks to Ali Hassoon for the pictures.
One critical objective, or shall I say obligation, is to get to know the people you are serving. Not every Baghdad resident feels hatred toward coalition forces, nor does every Baghdad resident have the evil desire to blow you up or shoot you down.
Welcome to Iraq, again. Flying in the C-130 is similar to riding on a roller coaster. The difference is the ride is a lot longer, conditions inside the aircraft are sweltering, and there is a lot of turbulence.
In May of 1861, 9 year old John Lincoln “Johnny” Clem ran away from his home in Newark, Ohio, to join the Union Army, but found the Army was not interested in signing on a […]
New York, 3 October 1789 By the President of the United States of America. a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, […]
Rest in peace, Soldier. Comic book creator Stan Lee has passed away at the age of 95. Lee served in the #USArmy Signal Corps during WWII from 1942-1945. We are deeply grateful for his service […]
Infantrymen have a pride and arrogance that most Americans don’t understand and don’t like. Even soldiers who aren’t infantrymen don’t understand. The pride doesn’t exist because we have a job that’s physically impressive. It certainly […]