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The Afghanistan Campaign Medal (ACM) is a military award of the United States military which was created by Executive Order 13363 of President George W. Bush on November 29, 2004.
Aisne is a French department in the Picardy region of northern France.
The Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine was a phase in the Western European Campaign of World War II.
The American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) consisted of the United States Armed Forces sent to Europe under the command of General John J. Pershing in 1917 to help fight World War I. During the United States campaigns in World War I the AEF fought in France alongside French and British allied forces in the last year of the war, against German forces.
Anund Charles Roark (February 17, 1948 – May 16, 1968) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Arghandab is a river in Afghanistan, about in length.
Avranches is a commune in the Manche department in the Lower Normandy region in northwestern France.
Balad Air Base is a Iraqi Air Force base located near Balad in the Sunni Triangle north of Baghdad, Iraq.
Balad (بلد), also transliterated Beled or Belad, is a city in the Salah ad Din Governorate, Iraq, north of the national capital, Baghdad.
The Battle of Hürtgen Forest (Schlacht im Hürtgenwald) was a series of fierce battles fought from 19 September to 16 December 1944 between U.S. and German forces during World War II in the Hürtgen Forest about east of the Belgian–German border.
The Battle of Kamdesh took place during the War in Afghanistan.
The Battle of Saint-Mihiel was a World War I battle fought from 12–15 September 1918, involving the American Expeditionary Forces and 110,000 French troops under the command of General John J. Pershing of the United States against German positions.
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe.
The Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern,, Freistaat Bayern, Freistood Boajan/Baijaan, Main-Franconian: Freischdood Bayan; Bavorsko) is a federal state of Germany.
Bernard James Ray (June 9, 1921 – November 17, 1944) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest.
The brigade combat team (BCT) is the basic deployable unit of maneuver in the US Army.
Bruce Alan Grandstaff (June 2, 1934 – May 18, 1967) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
The Cambodian Campaign (also known as the Cambodian Incursion and the Cambodian Invasion) was a series of military operations conducted in eastern Cambodia during mid-1970 by the United States and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) during the Vietnam War.
Camp Buehring (formerly Camp Udairi) is a staging post for US troops in the northwestern region of Kuwait.
Camp Butner was a United States Army installation in Butner, North Carolina during World War II.
Camp Greene was a United States Army facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States during the early 20th Century.
Camp Radcliff (also known as An Khê Army Airfield, An Khê Base or the Golfcourse) is a former U.S. Army base in the An Khê District in central Vietnam.
The Carolina Maneuvers were a series of United States Army exercises held around Southern North Carolina and Northern South Carolina in 1941.
Champagne is a historic province in the northeast of France, now best known as the Champagne wine region for the sparkling white wine that bears its name.
Cherbourg-Octeville is a city and commune situated at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula in the northwestern French department of Manche.
The Civil Actions Medal (Dân Vụ Bội Tinh) is a military decoration of the former Government of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam).
Clinton LaVor "Clint" Romesha (//; born August 1981) is a former United States Army staff sergeant.
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).
Colorado is a U.S. state encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
The Cotentin Peninsula, also known as the Cherbourg Peninsula, is a peninsula in Normandy that forms part of the northwest coast of France.
Cuisy is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.
David Herbert McNerney (June 2, 1931 – October 10, 2010) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Dickweiler is a village in the commune of Rosport, in eastern Luxembourg.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
Donald Ward Evans, Jr. (July 23, 1943 – January 27, 1967) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Dwight Hal Johnson (May 7, 1947 – April 30, 1971) a native of Detroit, Michigan was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in January 1968 during the Vietnam War.
Sergeant First Class Elmelindo Rodrigues Smith (July 27, 1935 – February 16, 1967) born in Wahiawa, Hawaii, was a United States Army soldier, of Hispanic-Asian descent, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist.
Exercise Reforger (from return of forces to '''Ger'''many) was an annual exercise conducted, during the Cold War, by NATO.
The First Army is the oldest and longest established field army of the United States Army, having seen service in both World War I and World War II, under some of the most famous and distinguished officers of the U.S. Army.
Fort Benning is a United States Army base straddling the Alabama-Georgia border next to Columbus, Georgia.
Fort Carson is a United States Army installation located near Colorado Springs, primarily in El Paso County, Colorado.
Fort Hood is a U.S. military post located in Killeen, Texas.
Fort Lewis is a United States military facility located south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Garrison, Joint Base Lewis–McChord.
Fort Ord is a former United States Army post on Monterey Bay of the Pacific Ocean coast in California, which closed in 1994.
Fouhren (Furen, Fuhren) is a small town in the commune of Tandel, in north-eastern Luxembourg.
The fourragère is a military award, distinguishing military units as a whole, that is shaped as a braided cord.
Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a 2014 population of 717,624 within its administrative boundaries.
Frankie Zoly Molnar (February 14, 1943 – May 20, 1967) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
The Gallantry Cross (Anh Dũng Bội Tinh) is a military decoration of the former Government of South Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam).
George Hamilton Cameron (January 8, 1861 – January 28, 1944) was a Major General in the United States Army.
George Lafayette Mabry, Jr. (September 14, 1917 – July 13, 1990) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest in World War II.
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States.
The M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is a U.S. light multiple rocket launcher mounted on a standard Army Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) truck frame.
Houffalize (German: Hohenfels) is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg.
I Armored Corps was a World War II corps of the United States Army.
III Corps is a corps of the United States Army headquartered at Fort Hood, Texas.
The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.
The Invasion of Normandy was the invasion by and establishment of Western Allied forces in Normandy, during Operation Overlord in 1944 during World War II; the largest amphibious invasion to ever take place.
Iraq (or; العراق, Kurdish: Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق; كۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia.
The Iraq Campaign Medal (ICM) is a military award of the United States Armed Forces which was created by Executive Order 13363 of U.S. President George W. Bush on 29 November 2004.
The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, Gulf War II, and Gulf War 2.
Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan (باشووری کوردستان, Başûrê Kurdistanê), officially known as the Kurdistan Region (ههرێمی کوردستان., Herêmî Kurdistan), is the only autonomous region of Iraq.
Iraqi security forces (ISF) is a term used by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to describe law enforcement and military forces of the federal government of the Republic of Iraq.
The Isar is a river in Tyrol, Austria and Bavaria, Germany.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL; الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham, Islamic State (IS), or Daesh (داعش), is a Salafi jihadist extremist militant group and self-proclaimed Islamic state and caliphate, which is led by and mainly composed of Sunni Arabs from Iraq and Syria.
Jerome David Salinger (German //; January 1, 1919 January 27, 2010) was an American writer who won acclaim early in life.
Kandahar or Qandahar (کندهار, Persian: قندهار,, known in older literature as Candahar) is the second-largest city in Afghanistan, with a population of about 491,500 as of 2012.
Kon Tum is the capital town of Kon Tum Province in Vietnam.
Korangal Valley (alternatively spelled Korengal, Kurangal, Korangal; کړنګل;کوړنګل;کوړينګل) is a valley in north-eastern Afghanistan that was the scene of fierce fighting between ISAF's Eastern Command consisting mostly of US forces and insurgents in Afghanistan—referred to as "Anti-Afghanistan Forces" (AAF) or "Anti-Coalition Militia" (ACM)—notably the Taliban.
Kunar (کونړ, کنر) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country.
The Kyll, noted by the Roman poet Ausonius as Celbis, is a 142 km long river in western Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate), left tributary of the Moselle.
Leslie Allen Bellrichard (December 4, 1941 – May 20, 1967) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
This is a list of known Coalition military operations of the Iraq War.
This is a list of commanders of the US 4th Infantry Division of the United States Army.
The Duchy of Lorraine (Lorraine,; Lothringen), was a duchy roughly corresponding with the present-day region of Lorraine in northeastern France, its capital was Nancy.
Private First Class Louis Edward Willett (June 19, 1945–February 15, 1967) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions during the Vietnam War as a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division.
Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.
The M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (M270 MLRS) is an armored, self-propelled, multiple rocket launcher; a type of rocket artillery.
Maiwand is a village in Afghanistan within the Maiwand District of Kandahar Province.
Manheulles is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.
Staff Sergeant Marcario García also known as Macario García It should be noted that his "Medal of Honor citation" and some websites referrer to the subject as "Marcario" while in some other websites the subject is referred to as "Macario" (January 20, 1920-December 24, 1972) was the first Mexican immigrant to receive the Medal of Honor, the United States' highest military decoration.
Mark Leslie Hersey (December 1, 1863 – January 22, 1934) was a Major General in the United States Army who commanded the 4th Infantry Division during World War I.
Marne is a department in north-eastern France named after the river Marne (Matrona in Roman times) which flows through the department.
Mechanized infantry are infantry equipped with armored personnel carriers (APCs) or infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for transport and combat (see also mechanized force).
A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.
The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, also known as the Maas-Argonne Offensive and the Battle of the Argonne Forest, was a part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire Western Front.
Miesbach is a town in Bavaria, Germany, and is the capital of the Miesbach district.
Mosul (الموصل; مووسڵ. Mûsil; North Mesopotamian Arabic:; ܢܝܢܘܐ; Musul), is a city of over a million people in northern Iraq, some 400 km north of Baghdad.
The National Defense Act of 1920 (or Kahn Act) was sponsored by United States Representative Julius Kahn, Republican of California.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.
The New York Port of Embarkation (NYPOE) was an Army command responsible for the movement of troops and supplies from the United States to overseas commands.
Normandy (Normandie, pronounced, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is a geographical region of France corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy.
North Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Nuristan, also spelled Nurestan or Nooristan, (Nuristani/Pashto: نورستان) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the eastern part of the country.
Ochsenfurt is a town in the district of Würzburg, in Bavaria, Germany.
Olzheim is a municipality in the district of Bitburg-Prüm, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany.
Operation Attleboro was a Vietnam War search and destroy operation by the 196th Light Infantry Brigade.
Operation Desert Scorpion was a major U.S.operation to identify and eliminate anti-coalition forces while simultaneously delivering humanitarian aid.
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the government of the United States of America to describe the Global War on Terrorism.
Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) is the U.S. military operation name for the military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), including both the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria.
Operation Ivy Blizzard, occurred on 17 December 2003, during the 2003 invasion of Iraq was a counterinsurgent sweep of the Iraqi town of Samarra (part of the Sunni Triangle).
Operation Junction City was an 82-day military operation conducted by United States and Republic of Vietnam (RVN or South Vietnam) forces begun on 22 February 1967 during the Vietnam War.
Operation New Dawn may refer to.
Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II.
Operation Peninsula Strike was a series of raids conducted by American troops from 9 to 13 June 2003 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Planet X was a US Army mechanized raid conducted on a village near Ad Dawr and Al Dur, north of Tikrit on the night of 15 May 2003 by elements of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, U.S. 4th Infantry Division and Task Force Ironhorse in search of Ba'ath party members and militants.
Operation Red Dawn was an American military operation conducted on 13 December 2003 in the town of ad-Dawr, Iraq, near Tikrit, that led to the capture of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.
Osweiler is a small town in the commune of Rosport, in eastern Luxembourg.
Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.
Major General Paul LaCamera is a United States Army infantry officer and former commander of the 4th Infantry Division.
The Pech River (پېچ سيند) is located in eastern Afghanistan.
Pedro Cano (June 19, 1920 – June 24, 1952) is a World War II veteran who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat near Schevenhütte, Germany in December 1944.
Phill Gene McDonald (September 13, 1941 – June 7, 1968) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Pleiku is a city in central Vietnam, located in that nation's central highland region.
The Prüm is a river in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, left tributary of the Sauer.
The President of Iraq is the head of state of Iraq and "safeguards the commitment to the Constitution and the preservation of Iraq's independence, sovereignty, unity, the security of its territories in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution".
The Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), originally called the Distinguished Unit Citation, is awarded to units of the United States Armed Forces, and those of allied countries, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after 7 December 1941 (the date of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the start of American involvement in World War II).
Quảng Ngãi is a city in central Vietnam.
General Raymond Thomas "Ray" Odierno (born 8 September 1954) is a retired United States Army general who served as the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army.
--> The Rhine is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Austrian, Swiss- Liechtenstein border, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the Rhineland and eventually empties into the North Sea in the Netherlands.
The Rhineland (Rheinland) has become the name for several areas of Western Germany along the Middle and Lower Rhine.
Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values.
Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
Saint-Mihiel is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.
Sainte-Mère-Église is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France.
The Sauer (German, Luxembourgish) or Sûre (French) is a river in Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany.
The Schnee Eifel is a heavily wooded landscape in Germany's Central Uplands that forms part of the western Eifel in the area of the German-Belgian border.
Scud is a series of tactical ballistic missiles developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
The Second Battle of the Marne (Seconde Bataille de la Marne), or Battle of Reims (15 July – 6 August 1918) was the last major German Spring Offensive on the Western Front during the First World War.
Septsarges is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.
This article is about the World War II German defensive line known in English as the "Siegfried Line" and in German as the "Westwall" The original Siegfried Line (Siegfriedstellung) was a World War I line of defensive forts and tank defenses built by Germany in northern France during 1916–1917 as a section of the Hindenburg Line.
The Sunni Triangle is a densely populated region of Iraq to the northwest of Baghdad that is inhabited mostly by Sunni Muslim Arabs.
The Superior Unit Award is a decoration of the United States Army which is awarded in peacetime to any unit of the Army which displays outstanding meritorious performance of a difficult and challenging mission carried out under extraordinary circumstances.
The Taliban (طالبان "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
Target acquisition is the detection, identification, and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit the effective employment of lethal and non-lethal means.
Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – North (CJSOTF–N), also known as Task Force Viking, was the U.S. joint task force responsible for the northern front during the initial period of the 2003 invasion of Iraq (OIF Rotation I).
Tet 1969 refers to the attacks mounted by principally North Vietnamese forces in February 1969 in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War, one year after the original Tet Offensive.
The Tet Offensive (Sự kiện Tết Mậu Thân 1968, or Tổng tiến công và nổi dậy Tết Mậu Thân) was one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on January 30, 1968 by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam against the forces of South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies.
Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III (generally known as Theodore, Jr.) (September 13, 1887 – July 12, 1944) was an American government, business and military leader.
Thomas William Bennett (April 7, 1947 – February 11, 1969) was a U.S. Army medic and the second conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor (Desmond Doss, a medic in World War II, was the first).
Tikrit (تكريت Tikrīt, ܬܓܪܝܬ) sometimes transliterated as Takrit or Tekrit, is a city in Iraq, located northwest of Baghdad and southeast of Mosul on the Tigris River.
Train Advise Assist Command – East (TAAC – East) is a multinational military formation, part of NATO's Resolute Support Mission within Afghanistan.
Train Advise Assist Command – South (TAAC – South) is a multinational military formation, part of NATO's Resolute Support Mission within Afghanistan.
The transformation of the United States Army was a modernization plan which was first proposed by Army Chief of Staff, Eric Shinseki, in 1999, but was bitterly opposed internally by the Army until General Peter Schoomaker (the Army Chief of Staff at the time), was given the support to move the Army from its Cold War divisional orientation to a full-spectrum capability with fully manned, equipped and trained brigades in 2006.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.
Ty Michael Carter (born January 1980) is a United States Army Staff Sergeant and Medal of Honor recipient.
The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.
The United States Army Center of Military History (CMH) is a directorate within the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.
Utah Beach was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II.
The Valorous Unit Award is the second highest unit decoration which may be bestowed upon a U.S. Army unit (the highest being the Presidential Unit Citation) and is considered the unit equivalent of the Silver Star.
Vianden (Veianen) is a commune with city status in the Oesling, north-eastern Luxembourg, with over 1,800 inhabitants.
The Vietnam Service Medal is a military award of the United States Armed Forces established in 1965 by order of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The War in Afghanistan is the period in which the United States invaded Afghanistan after the September 11 attacks.
A Vietnamese communist base area located in Tay Ninh province near the Cambodian border during the Vietnam war.
Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
Würzburg (Main-Franconian: Wörtzburch) is a city in the region of Franconia, Northern Bavaria, Germany.
The Western Allied invasion of Germany was conducted by the Western Allies in the final months of fighting in the European theatre in World War II.
William Shemin (October 14, 1896 – August 15, 1973) was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War I. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery in action in Vesle River, near Bazoches, France.
World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
Worms is a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, situated on the Upper Rhine about south-southwest of Frankfurt-am-Main.
Zhari (Pashto: ژېړۍ, ولسوالی ژری) is a new district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
The 101st Airborne Division ("Screaming Eagles")—is a modular light infantry division of the United States Army trained for air assault operations.
The 10th Cavalry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army.
The 12th Field Artillery Regiment is a unit of the United States Army.
The 12th Infantry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army.
The 13th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1916.
The 14th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army first constituted 1 July 1916 in the Regular Army at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
The 168th Brigade Support Battalion is a support battalion of the United States Army based at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
The 16th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1916.
The 1st Cavalry Regiment is a United States Army unit to have its antecedents in the early 19th century in the formation of the United States Regiment of Dragoons.
The 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army is the oldest continuously serving division in the regular United States Army.
The 2003 Invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United States (prior to 19 March, the mission in Iraq was called Operation Enduring Freedom, a carryover from the War in Afghanistan).
The 214th Fires Brigade is an inactive field artillery brigade in the United States Army.
The 22nd Infantry Regiment is a parent regiment of the United States Army.
The 23rd Infantry Division, more commonly known as the Americal Division, of the United States Army was activated 27 May 1942 on the island of New Caledonia.
The 23rd Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment in the United States Army.
The 25th Infantry Division (nicknamed "Tropic Lightning", "Electric Strawberry", and the "Củ Chi National Guard" during the Vietnam War) is a U.S. Army division based in Hawaii.
The 26th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army first constituted 5 July 1918 in the National Army (USA).
The 29th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army, first constituted in 1918 in the National Army (USA).
The 2nd Armored Division ("Hell on Wheels") was an armored division of the United States Army.
The Second Cavalry Division was a cavalry division of the United States Army.
The 34th Armor Regiment is an armored regiment of the United States Army formed in 1941.
The 38th Infantry Regiment ("Rock of the Marne") is a United States Army infantry regiment.
The 39th Infantry Regiment is a parent regiment in the United States Army.
The U.S. 41st Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army.
The 43rd Sustainment Brigade is a U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) combat service support unit stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.
The 47th Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Army since 1917.
The 4th Aviation Regiment is an aviation regiment of the United States Army, tracing its history back to 1957.
The 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment (United States) nicknamed the Straight Arrows— was a field artillery battalion in the United States Army.
The 4th Engineer Battalion (the Vanguard of the 4th Division) is an engineer battalion of the United States Army.
The 4th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1907.
The 58th Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army first established in 1917.
The 59th Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army first established in 1917.
The 61st Cavalry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army first established in 2004.
The 64th Brigade Support Battalion, nicknamed "Mountaineers," is a United States Army Support Battalion, currently assigned to the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.
The 66th Armor Regiment is the oldest armored unit in the United States Army, tracing its lineage to the beginning of the Tank Corps in February 1918 under the command of Col.
The 67th Armor Regiment is an armored regiment in the United States Army first formed in 1929 in the Regular Army as the 67th Infantry Regiment (Light Tanks).
The 68th Armour Regiment was first activated in 1933 in the Regular Army as the 68th Infantry Regiment (Light Tanks).
The 77th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army.
The 79th Infantry Division ("Cross of Lorraine") was a unit of the United States Army in World War I and World War II.
The 7th Army was a World War II field army of the German land forces.
The 80th Training Command (Total Army School System) is a formation of the United States Army Reserve.
The 82nd Airborne Division is an active duty airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas.
The 8th Infantry Regiment of the United States, also known as the "Fighting Eagles," is an infantry regiment in the United States Army.
The 9th Infantry Regiment ("Manchu") is one of the oldest and most decorated active duty infantry units in the United States Army.
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