Tag: Army 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III

Military January 19, 2021

Task & Purpose: Sgt. Maj. Angel Macias, a founding member of Delta Force, dead at 80 “SGM Macias exemplified the Special Forces ethos.”; Army identifies infantryman found dead at Fort Bliss; White man who killed newly-commissioned Black Army lieutenant sentenced to life in prison “My son committed the unpardonable sin of saying, ‘No,’ to a white man.”; Air traffic controller at Kirtland Air Force base credited with saving lives of Osprey crew “She’s probably one of the few people here with the experience to recognize that something’s just not quite right.” More ->
Military.com: After Years of Fighting, the Military Has Started Phasing Out ‘Widow’s Tax’; ; What It’s Like to Be a Medal of Honor Recipient and more ->
Dod: Sports Heroes Who Served: From Lacrosse Captain to Army Leader; Navy Names Future Vessel to Honor Muscogee Creek Nation; Military Tax Services Available Through Military OneSource and more ->
Edward Charles “Shy” Meyer (December 11, 1928 – October 13, 2020) was a United States Army general who served as the 29th Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

1942, not 1947

It was August 7, 1942. The US and the Empire of the Rising Sun were at war. The Battle of Midway confirmed the American’s growing strength and the Japanese willingness to fight to the bitter end.




Military December 18, 2019

Military.com: Air Force Halts Parachute, Dive and Mountain Training Ops Following Airmen Deaths; SecDef Weighs in on Army-Navy Game Hand Gesture Controversy; What’s in a Hand Symbol? Outrage and Controversy at the Army-Navy Game; Former NFL Player in Basic Combat Training; Ousters, New Deployments and Supercarrier Woes: The Top Military Stories of 2019 and more ->
Task & Purpose: Judge drops hate-crime charge in trial of college student accused of murdering Army lieutenant; A Florida nonprofit wants to build a Monument to Women Veterans; 18th Airborne Corps apologizes for posting Nazi picture in its Battle of the Bulge commemoration post; The USS George Washington just won the sh*t out of Christmas and more ->
DOD: Battle of the Bulge Veteran Shares His Story at Commemorative Event and more ->