• The Last Jump: Chapter 74

    Jake was crying. He reached down and cradled Johnny’s head and shoulders in his arms. He hugged Johnny tightly to provide warmth, rocking him ever so slightly. Jake looked at West. All three men had tear-streaked faces. Jake held his friend tightly and gently rocked him until he expelled his last breath.

  • Last "Devils in baggy pants" return from Afghanistan

    Last “Devils in baggy pants” return from Afghanistan

    Over the past four months, the 1st Bn., 82nd Abn. Div., Devils in Baggy Pants, conducted nearly 3,500 patrols, killed or captured 400 enemy combatants, found nearly 200 roadside bombs and weapons caches and engaged the enemy over 170 times, according to Sounia.