The Troop deployed back to Fort Campbell from Afghanistan exhausted after fourteen months of combat operations. I had taken command of the Troop mid-way through the deployment and I would take them back to combat in approximately one year.
A wedding party Mukaradeeb, a small village in Iraq near the border with Syria, was the site of American shooting and bombing on May 19, 2004. The ceremonies began on Tuesday morning and stretched through until the late evening.
In March of 1968 a platoon of Soldiers from the Americal Division, led by 2LT William Calley, commited atrocities in the village My Lai. This case study examines the My Lai massacre 50 years later.