• Medal of Honor Roll Call: Bennie G. Adkins

    Medal of Honor Roll Call: Bennie G. Adkins

    Despite suffering 18 wounds in the jungle battle, Adkins returned to duty and made one more deployment to Vietnam–a classified tour he refuses to discuss.

  • Helmick: Iraq was worth it

    Helmick: Iraq was worth it

    The retired three-star general, who commanded the 2004 raid that killed Uday and Qusay, sons of Saddam Hussein, spoke to Human Events Dec. 11 about his recent trip and his meeting with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. “My sense is the | Read More »

  • Operation Toy Drop 2012

    Operation Toy Drop 2012

    Jumpmasters – expert parachutists – from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and Uruguay are some of those foreign jumpmasters that will be collaborating in the largest multinational airborne operation in the world slated for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 on Fort Bragg. “It is great to be here,” said Dutch army Sgt. 1st Class Sander Middag, a jumpmaster of the Dutch Defense Parachute School in Breda, Netherlands.

  • 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.

  • Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

    Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

    FORT POLK, La. (Oct. 17, 2012) — After 36 hours at Pope Army Airfield, double-checking their gear and rehearsing their mission, nearly 1,300 paratroopers took off into the night Oct. 9, on board 21 C-130 and C-17 aircraft. The Falcon | Read More »

  • Bragg MPs stand up against suicide

    Bragg MPs stand up against suicide

    FORT BRAGG, N.C.–In July, 38 Soldiers took their own lives, setting a deadly record high forthe Army. As of September, the total number of Soldiers lost to suicide this year is 187. Army leadership prescribed mandatory training for every Soldier | Read More »