Women In Combat: 5 Key Questions
The Pentagon's announcement that it is lifting the ban on women in combat raises a host of questions that the military will have to address. Here's a few of them: How many combat positions ... More than 150 women have been killed and more than 800 wounded ...
Pitts, visiting Vicenza, says Medal of Honor story is one of fallen brothers
On July 13, 2008, Pitts and eight other soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team ... and preventing what could have been many more paratroop deaths. And he did it, for some time, all alone.
Soldier from 101st Airborne Division killed in Afghanistan
Wilson was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat ... 101st Airborne Division fought in several major campaigns and battles including the fight for Hamburger Hill in May 1969. As of 5 June 2011, 131 soldiers had been killed ...
Six soldiers from 101st killed in Iraq
(AP) — Six soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division have been killed in Iraq ... 2nd Brigade Combat team. Staff Sgt. Marco A. Silva, 27, of Alva, Fla., and Sgt. Corey A. Dan, 22, of Norway, Maine, were killed Monday while on patrol near Ramadi, an ...
Out of prison, Afghanistan vet works as ranch helper
The platoon, part of the 101st Airborne Division, was traveling in four mine-resistant trucks down a narrow gravel road when a bomb exploded near the third truck, sending a mushroom cloud of dirt and smoke skyward. Two soldiers, Spc. Adam Kohlhaas ...