The 101st Airborne Division
, known for being called into action when the need is immediate and extreme, has selected the Carmanah A704 solar powered aviation lantern as the perfect tool to aid with rapidly deployed precision drop zone and helipad marking requirements.
Helmick completed three distinguished tours of duty in Iraq, serving first as Assistant Division Commander, Operations, for the 101st Airborne Division
(Air Assault) under then Major General David Petraeus in 2003 and 2004; then as Commanding General of the Multi-National Security Transition Command - Iraq and the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) Training Mission - Iraq; and finally serving as the Deputy Commanding General for Operations with United States Forces - Iraq in 2011, where he was responsible for overseeing the drawdown and redeployment of United States combat forces and the transition to Iraqi sovereignty and Department of State support.
The author is a former paratrooper who jumped into Normandy on June 6, 1944; he later became an historian of the 101st Airborne Division
and is the author of two other books on its missions.
Based on Stephen Ambrose's non-fiction best-seller, the sweeping true-life saga of Easy Company, the 506th Regiment of the US Army's 101st Airborne Division
, unfolds with meticulous attention to detail.
Hundreds of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division
flew into the southern Afghan city of Kandahar last week.
Specialist Benjamin Stephens, 194th MP Company, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, April 2002, and 101st Airborne Division
, April 2002
Army's 101st Airborne Division
, a move to free the Marines up for unspecified missions.
Major General David Petraeus, commander of the army's 101st Airborne Division
, now in northern Iraq, mentioned the same possibility two weeks ago.
Witnesses say they saw two grenades rolled into the tent, occupied by members of the 101st Airborne Division
, which exploded seconds later.
Twelve hours of sporadic clashes outside the Imam Abbas mosque in Karbala left three 101st Airborne Division
troops and 10 Iraqis dead.
Initially, the 101st Airborne Division
provided security, restored power, and provided fuel.
The victims were both from the 101st Airborne Division