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COP Keating - The Battle of Kamdesh

COP Keating - The Battle of Kamdesh

6:50 AM: “WE’VE GOT ENEMY IN THE WIRE!”  With casualties mounting and the enemy fire unrelenting, Romesha raced over to LRAS-1 to check on Specialist Zach Koppes trapped inside. Smoke...

COP Keating - The Battle of Kamdesh

6:50 AM: “WE’VE GOT ENEMY IN THE WIRE!”  With casualties mounting and the enemy fire unrelenting, Romesha raced over to LRAS-1 to check on Specialist Zach Koppes trapped inside. Smoke...

American Paratrooper POW that fought along side Soviets in WW2

American Paratrooper POW that fought along side...

Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings.  Eventually, he managed to escape and wandered in...

American Paratrooper POW that fought along side...

Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings.  Eventually, he managed to escape and wandered in...

La Fiere

La Fiere

The mortal ferocity of the four-day battle for control of the small stone bridge over the Merderet River at La Fière in Normandy is testament to the bridge’s strategic importance...

La Fiere

The mortal ferocity of the four-day battle for control of the small stone bridge over the Merderet River at La Fière in Normandy is testament to the bridge’s strategic importance...

Peaceful Chaos

Peaceful Chaos

We take off and are able to sleep, however uncomfortably, for the next hour or so.  Those asleep are awoken to the jumpmaster’s commands.  We received a ten minute warning and move to...

Peaceful Chaos

We take off and are able to sleep, however uncomfortably, for the next hour or so.  Those asleep are awoken to the jumpmaster’s commands.  We received a ten minute warning and move to...

Using Your Education Benefits While on Active Duty

Using Your Education Benefits While on Active Duty

Like many Soldiers and service members, I went to college after high school and failed miserably.  I went because it was expected of me and I didn’t know what else...

Using Your Education Benefits While on Active Duty

Like many Soldiers and service members, I went to college after high school and failed miserably.  I went because it was expected of me and I didn’t know what else...

Ghosts of the Valley

Ghosts of the Valley

Our mission was simple: take back land in the valley, establish strongholds, and flush the enemy out. Coming back to the valley meant bringing humanitarian assistance for the local populace...

Ghosts of the Valley

Our mission was simple: take back land in the valley, establish strongholds, and flush the enemy out. Coming back to the valley meant bringing humanitarian assistance for the local populace...