'How Soldiers Die': A History Of Combat Deaths
War is about many things, he writes, but at its core it's about killing or getting killed ... have to fight these days. CONAN: Our guest is Michael Stephenson. His new book, "The Last Full Measure: How Soldiers Die in Battle." If you've been in combat ...
Friendly fire may have killed 3 from 101st
The three 101st Airborne Division ... died later. The soldiers are based at Fort Campbell, Ky. The names of the injured soldiers have not been — and are not routinely — released. It is not clear how many enemy insurgents were killed.
173rd Airborne BCT Soldiers jump into Ukraine with paratroopers from 5 nations
The U.S. Paratroopers of Battle Co., 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, U.S. Army Europe were joined by soldiers from Ukraine, the U.K., Moldova, Poland and Canada. For many of ... (173rd ABCT) has been deployed ...
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 ...
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 ...