1st Battalion 22nd Infantry at Fort Carson was de-activated on March 17, 2014 with the Casing of the Colors.
2nd Battalion 22nd Infantry will remain with the 10th MTN DIV at Fort Drum.
The Regimental Colors will be transferred to Fort Drum.
Pictures of deactivation and the Casing of the Colors are below:
Thanks to our buddy Curt Fletcher for the pictures. HooRah
This video of Gene Simmons tribute to the military is awe inspiring. The aging rocker still has plenty of vitality left to help the servicemen and women rock out while overseas. The Kiss front man rev’s up the troops with rocking renditions of military classics. No one can claim that Simmons’ is unpatriotic after his heart felt devotion to the military shown in this clip. Gene proves that he can perform for the Kiss army and the real one as well.
God bless America.
Thanks to Elmer for the link. HooRah
Some of the men in my vet group belong to the VVA and asked me to join the organization in Aug.
Then I found out that they assist in the Winterhurst VA program at the DC VA Hospital where they help 500 Homeless Vets with everything from health issues to jobs and clothes. Read more…
New Year brings New Weapons
The MXT135 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System has a range of roughly 7,800 feet – and is to be deployed in Afghanistan soon. I would call it the “Equalizer.” Some call it the “Punisher”.
The rifle’s gun sight uses a laser range finder to determine the exact distance to the obstruction, after which the soldier can add or subtract up to 10 meters from that distance to enable the bullets to clear the barrier and explode above or beside the target. Read more…