Eraldo Lucero’s Vietnam War memoir, Echoes of a Distant Past, first published in 2012, has recently been reprinted in a revised edition (CreateSpace, 190 pp., $35.38, paper). 10 more words
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“Trust not their presents, nor admit the horse.” -John Dryden
Why Send Military Construction Engineers When You Can Send An Assault Division?
In order to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, President Obama has deployed the 101st Airborne . 271 more words
Most of David Eshelman’s 29 years in the service were spent as an airborne trooper. In 1979 he retired a command sergeant major, the highest rank an enlisted man in the U.S Army can achieve. 1,343 more words
On September 25, 1957, nine African American students entered the front doors of Little Rock Central High School. They were accompanied by federal troops from the 101st Airborne Division so they would not be assaulted or otherwise prevented from entering the building. 519 more words