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That message was encouraging to Joseph Obrin Sr., a 69-year-old Topsham man who made two trips to Vietnam in the late 1960s, during his service with the 1st Infantry Division. Joseph Obrin, of Topsham, was one of the Vietnam War veterans who attended a 50th anniversary event Thursday at the VA ...
The local Vietnam War veterans group's treasurer, Philip P. Madaio, 71, of Auburn, was drafted at 19 in 1966 and fought in the 1st Infantry Division. His father and four uncles all fought during World War II. Mr. Madaio was wounded on Nov. 4 when he was hit in the head with shrapnel. “We were 'fun in the ...

That's the motto of the Army's 1st Infantry Division and it stays with Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo, who served with the 1st ID. It's a motto he calls on now, as he faces a different kind of battle. But it's one you may not see, as Mingo offers a smile and handshake for everyone he meets, especially at the Chalmers P.
Spc. Ronald Church Jr., with the 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade was found dead in a vehicle on March 18 near Milton Lake, Kansas. (1st Infantry Division). A Fort Riley soldier was found dead with an apparent gunshot wound to the head inside a ...
The 1st Infantry Division says he was a Bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer with 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade. "Words cannot even begin to express the sorrow of the 541st CSSB as we learn of Spc. Ronald Church Jr.'s passing," said Col.
More than a dozen M1A2 Abrams tanks and M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles from the 1st Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team joined forces Wednesday with several AH-64 Apache helicopters from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and conducted the combined-arms exercise, to prepare ...

FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) -- A new Command Sergeant Major took charge Wednesday at Fort Riley. CSM Craig Bishop took over as the new senior, non-commissioned officer for the 1st Infantry Division, during a change of responsibility ceremony. He said he is excited to be apart of the Big Red One.
When shipped overseas, he was transferred to an anti-aircraft unit of the 1st Infantry Division. During World War II, he served in combat in Africa, the Sicily landing, the D-Day invasion landing at Omaha Beach, and battles through France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany and Czechoslovakia. After his ...
“U.S. Army soldiers, especially those assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, must be prepared to fight in any condition, day or night,” said Fort Riley Garrison Commander Col. John Lawrence. “In order to do this, and maintain proficiency, they must train in as many elements as possible before deploying into ...
Prior to his assignment at Fort Knox, Frank was the 1st Infantry Division deputy commanding general and Fort Riley acting senior commander. Previous assignments include deputy commanding general (support), 1st Infantry Division; executive officer to the commander ISAF/Resolute Support; executive ...
Sergeant Silva thanks the Army's 1st Infantry Division with teaching him how to lace his boots up and go to work. Bob was an active member of American Legion Post 347 in The Villages, FL and volunteered weekly at the VA Clinic. Bob was a fan of fine foods, especially the "special" from Central Pizza, and ...
... emergency medical services pronounced him dead at the scene. The cause of death is under investigation. The sergeant was assigned as an infantryman with Bravo Company, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, ...
The goal for the units, both part of the 1st Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, was to gain confidence in their ability to work together. “The objective for my battalion in this 'walk and shoot' is to provide fires for 2-70th maneuvers -- to give those company commanders and young forward ...
The 1st Infantry Division will deploy in March as U.S. Army Europe's division-level headquarters, the Army announced on Wednesday. About 100 troops from the Fort Riley, Kansas-based division will replace the 4th Infantry Division and be responsible for mission command of U.S. troops deployed in ...
The 1st Infantry Division will deploy 100 troops to Poznan, Poland to head up the Army's Atlantic Resolve mission command element, U.S. Army Europe said Wednesday. The headquarters was established to provide USAREUR with a more robust command and control element to execute a growing ...
The 1st Infantry Division will send about 100 soldiers to Poland in March, in support of Atlantic Resolve. The division will replace the 4th ... The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, also is currently in Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. More than 3,000 soldiers with the unit ...
31, 1968, as the North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong unleashed the Tet Offensive against U.S. and South Vietnamese forces and their allies, Lou Pumphrey was a 25-year-old draftee working as an Army reporter and stationed at Lai Khe base, headquarters of the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division in South ...

A TOTAL of 754 candidate soldiers are undergoing training at the Army's 1st Infantry Division Training School at Kuta Sang-an in Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur. Those who are undergoing training belong to the Candidate Soldier Course Classes 506, 507, 518, 519 and 520-2017. The training started on ...
Private 1st Class Williams served in the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division 2nd Battalion for five and a half years and was assigned as a cook on a cargo ship, which headed to Africa's northern coast with supplies, and 1765 men from his unit. The ship hit a snag and went down as it neared its destination, ...
Though I am still working on finishing up the game, Call of Duty: WWII by Sledgehammer Games has been good so far. As far as the single-player missions the game is worth playing but I did find some pitfalls and parts that could have been done better or left out of the game. For those waiting to play the ...
Troops from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, participate in a ceremony with Polish soldiers from the 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade, 11th Lubuska Armored Cavalry Division, to celebrate the partnership between the U.S. and Poland, in Swietoszow, Poland, Oct. 23, 2017.
Call of Duty: WWII's narrative focuses on the US Army's 1st Infantry Division, centering on major battles like the Invasion of Normandy and The Battle of the Bulge. These levels feel as loud and chaotic as any other Call of Duty level. Players fend off tanks, use flamethrowers to clear out bunkers, and provide ...
A quick recap: You play as Ronald "Red" Daniels, a member of the "Fighting" 1st Infantry Division. Among the men you serve with is Robert ...
Wayne Grigsby, who was fired as commander of the 1st Infantry Division and forced to retire this summer due to an inappropriate relationship ...
An M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, offloads from a ship in Gdansk, Poland, Sept.
... Colorado; the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas; and the 3rd Infantry Division ...
Jon was deployed to Iraq in 2004 with the 1st Infantry Division, participating in more than 150 combat support missions at the epicenter of the ...
In 2009, he joined the 1-5 Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley in Kansas and then moved to its Alpha ...
During his service, he did two tours in Vietnam, first with the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red 1) and then with the 101st Airborne Division ...
After graduation he attended the Army Officer Candidate School, and in April 1968 he went to Vietnam as an officer with the 1st Infantry Division ...
"We used that feedback to help all leaders in the 1st Infantry Division better understand the operational environment that we work in. We also ...
A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found unresponsive in his Fort Riley residence on Saturday, according to a report from the Junction City Daily ...
The First Division Museum's upcoming "Date with History" speaker will discuss a transformative period in the 1st Infantry Division's recent ...
Dr. Claude Harwood, left, talks with Chap. (Maj.) Christian Goza, 1st Infantry Division deputy chaplain, about the history of the 1st Infantry ...
... 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas with duty in support of Operation New Dawn in Baghdad, Iraq; ...
... Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; a two-year special duty as a drill sergeant at Fort Jackson, S.C.; the 1st Infantry Division in Germany; and then the ...
More recently, in 2014, the 3rd Brigade Infantry Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division was deactivated resulting in a loss of 3,600 full-time ...
The soldiers will replace personnel from the 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division out of Fort ...
The soldiers will replace soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division out of Fort ...
... General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.
M577 Armored Command Vehicles from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, out of Fort Riley, Kan., are driven on to ...
He was a combat engineer with Company B, 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.
The Battalion strengthened its partnership with the 1st Infantry Division on Fort Riley through multiple events and one large scale, multi-echelon ...
An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter from the 1st Infantry Division takes off on a mission from Forward Operation Base MacKenzie, Iraq. It is armed with an ...
... reveal livestream event in April, the story centers around Private Ronald “Red” Daniels and some of his comrades in the 1st Infantry Division.
More recently, in 2014, the 3rd Brigade Infantry Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division was deactivated resulting in a loss of 3,600 full-time ...
... after his basic training and additional training in Oklahoma, he was sent to Vietnam, where he served with the 1st Infantry Division motor pool.
He was a medic assigned to 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division ...
Staff Sgt. Sean Devoy with the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas, died after falling during hoist training near Robert Gray Army Airfield, ...
Soldiers and equipment from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kansas, are replacing the 3rd ...


 

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