Staff Sergeant Leigh Ann Hester military police, Army National Guard Ambushed by enemy forces in Salman Pak, eastern Iraq, on March 20, 2005. Awarded a Silver Star, the nation's third-highest military decoration for valor—the first female recipient since World War II and the first to earn it for close-quarters combat.
Marine SSgt. Allan K. Walker, 28, of Lancaster, California. Died April 6, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire in Ramadi, Anbar Province, Iraq.
The Fallujah Mashup That Your Sergeant Warned You About
Marines from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Division fighting in the streets of Fallujah. This is probably the first combat montage you ever saw.
Sniper Culture Presidential Threat
Members of Charlie Company of the First Marine Division, 8th Regiment, tend to a comrade wounded by sniper fire as they tried to advance on the Janabi Mosque in Fallujah, Iraq, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004.
The Longest Morning
This article is the cover story of The American Spectator's new, November 2007 issue. To subscribe to our monthly print edition, click here. Samarra, Iraq THE DAY OF AUGUST 26, 2007, began like any other for the soldiers of Charlie Company, 2-505 Parachute Infantry Regiment (from the 82nd Airborne Division) -- with a mission in the city. Over a year into its deployment to Samarra, Iraq, and now working on the three-month extension announced by Secretary of Defense Gates in the spring, the…
Us Marines Fight For Control Of A Bridge To East Of Baghdad. On April...
IRAQ - APRIL 07: Operation Iraqi Freedom - Day 19: Us Marines Fight For Control Of A Bridge To East Of Baghdad. On April 7, 2003 In Iraq. Us Marines Of The 3Rd Battalion, 4Th Regiment, Fight Iraqi Forces To Gain Control Of Bridge To The East Of Baghdad, A Main Access To The Capital. (Photo by Gilles BASSIGNAC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
3 US troops die, deadliest month of Afghan war « RAWA News
Associated Press: Three U.S. service members were killed in blasts in Afghanistan, bringing the toll for July to at least 63 and making it the deadliest month for American forces in the nearly 9-year-war. A NATO statement Friday said the three died in two separate blasts in southern Afghanistan the day before. The statement gave no nationalities, but U.S. officials say all three were Americans. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity pending notification of kin.