Marine Gives Life Trying to Save Afghan Policeman
Sgt. Mark Fayloga
Lance Cpl. Joshua S. Leventhal, a grenadier with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, completes Sgt. Joe L. Wrightsman’s battlefield cross by placing boots and identification tags on the monument during a memorial service at Patrol Base Jaker, Afghanistan, July 30. Wrightsman died supporting combat [...]
U.S. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, pass on their condolences to Soldiers from 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company. Pfc. Devin J. Michel, of Stockton, Ill., died, Oct. 24, when enemy forces attacked his platoon with an improvised explosive device.
U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, pay final respects to Pfc. Devin Michel [...]
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Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Justin Weaver
FORWARD OPERATING BASE RAMROD, Afghanistan – Underneath the shade of camouflage netting, Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, mourned the loss of a fallen Soldier during a memorial service Aug. 30 at Combat Outpost Terminator.
Pfc. Matthew E. Wildes, [...]
World War II Air Crash Monument Finds Permanent Home at Fort Myer
By Gerry J. Gilmore
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2009 – A granite monument dedicated to 40 U.S. servicemembers who perished in an air crash in Australia during World War II has found a permanent home at Fort Myer, Va.
Yesterday’s dedication ceremony for [...]